Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

This week: Confined space, machinery deaths,  shootings, stabbings, forklifts, electrocution, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed …Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources

https://youtu.be/Z1I6g6kn7io Thank you for your interest in our November 18th webinar: An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources. A recording of the webinar is above, and a PDF of the slides can be downloaded here.Learn more about OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program at https://www.osha.gov/consultation, and find your state or local consultation office at https://www.osha.gov/consultation/directory-text. Process and Benefits Small Business Success Stories … Continue reading An Overview of OSHA’s On-Site Consultation Program and Compliance Assistance Resources

Weekly Toll: Another Empty Chair at the Thanksgiving Table

Trench collapses, falls, shootings, building and bridge collapses, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United …Weekly Toll: Another Empty Chair at the Thanksgiving Table

House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

The House of Representatives this morning passed its Build Back Better bill which will significantly increase OSHA’s maximum penalties and OSHA’s …House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

Process Safety Update: The Latest with OSHA PSM & EPA RMP

On Tuesday, November 16, 2021, Micah Smith and Beeta Lashkari presented a webinar regarding Process Safety Update: The Latest with OSHA PSM & EPA RMP…Process Safety Update: The Latest with OSHA PSM & EPA RMP

30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force Since OSHA published its Vaccinations, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS in the Federal Register 11 days…30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Emphasizing that the extraordinary power delivered to OSHA under the emergency provisions of the OSH Act …Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS

Are Concerned Workers “Informers”?

In 1995, a little known Republican Congressman named John Boehner stated that “Most employers would describe OSHA as the Gestapo of the federal …Are Concerned Workers “Informers”?

Tootsie Roll fined after machine cuts off part of worker’s finger

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal agency has recommended that Tootsie Roll Industries pay more than $136,000 in fines after a machine at its Chicago plant cut…Tootsie Roll fined after machine cuts off part of worker’s finger

“DOL Increases Maximum Penalty Amounts for OSHA Violations” #OSHA #Safety

On Jan. 2, 2018 the U.S. Department of Labor issued a Federal Register notice announcing an increase in the maximum penalty amounts for violations of federal Occupational Safety and Health standards and regulations. Under the new penalty structure, the maximum penalty allowed for “serious” and “other-than-serious” violations is $12,934. In addition, the maximum penalty allowed for “failure-to-abate” violations is … Continue reading “DOL Increases Maximum Penalty Amounts for OSHA Violations” #OSHA #Safety