“OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda ‘Aggressive’ With 29 Rulemakings”

by Paul Lawton Monday, June 16th, 2014 In all, OSHA’s ambitious regulatory agenda sets out action on 29 rulemakings. Here are the highlights. Final rule stage. Final rules expected this year or later: Occupational injury and illness recording and requirements—NAICS update and reporting revisions. OSHA anticipates a final rule in June 2014 that would update … Continue reading “OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda ‘Aggressive’ With 29 Rulemakings”

Fatal Temporary Worker Injuries Drawing OSHA’s Attention

On April 15, 2013, 26-year-old Marine and Iraq War veteran David Eleidjian was assigned as a temporary worker to a Henkel Corporation manufacturing plant in Bay Point, Calif. Eleidjian was tasked with scraping adhesive from mixing equipment just 12 inches from an unguarded shaft spinning at up to 350 rotations per minute. The coveralls provided … Continue reading Fatal Temporary Worker Injuries Drawing OSHA’s Attention

OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative: 2014 OSHA Webinar Series, Part I

https://vimeo.com/93174313?utm_source=email&utm_medium=clip-transcode_complete-finished-20120100&utm_campaign=7701&email_id=Y2xpcF90cmFuc2NvZGVkfDBjMDQ0MmYyYTE0MjdlN2ExZWY1YzcxZmQ1YzU5MDI0NjgyfDI0NTY5NDA5fDEzOTg3MTI1MjJ8NzcwMQ%3D%3D Eric Conn, Chair of Epstein Becker Green's OSHA Practice Group, presents a five-part webinar program for employers facing the daunting task of complying with OSHA's numerous federal and state occupational safety and health standards and regulations. Part I of the 2014 OSHA webinar series will focus on OSHA's Temporary Worker Initiative, enforcement issues and … Continue reading OSHA’s Temporary Worker Initiative: 2014 OSHA Webinar Series, Part I

Ausgrid “Stayin’ Alive” Safety Video

"Ausgrid" We believe safety starts at home. So one of our key business goals is to maintain and improve our safety record within Ausgrid. That means ensuring that our employees understand the risks and are protected at all times. We are committed to being an industry leader in best practice safety performance by doing all … Continue reading Ausgrid “Stayin’ Alive” Safety Video

Forklift Safety, Rules & Training

  Part 1 Part 2 & 3 Powered industrial trucks are essential in many industries to transport and distribute materials. Forklifts also present a major safety concern: traffic accidents. According to OSHA statistics, forklifts cause approximately 85 fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries per year and account for another 61,800 injuries that are classified as non-serious. … Continue reading Forklift Safety, Rules & Training