Inspections Begin Under OSHA’s Local Emphasis Program for Food Manufacturers in Illinois and Ohio

By Aaron R. Gelb and Ashley Mitchell Inspections have commenced in Illinois and Ohio under the the Local Emphasis Program (LEP) focusing on food …Inspections Begin Under OSHA’s Local Emphasis Program for Food Manufacturers in Illinois and Ohio

Community AED Grants| The Jennifer Lynn Snyder Teen Heart Foundation

Community AED Grants The Jennifer Snyder Teen Heart Foundation is a nonprofit 501c3 organization that fulfills its mission by awarding grants to community outdoor fields lacking Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs).  Through the installation of publicly accessible AEDs,protecting  communities from Sudden Cardiac Death—the number one killer of student athletes and part of the number two medical … Continue reading Community AED Grants| The Jennifer Lynn Snyder Teen Heart Foundation

Congress Effectively Cuts OSHA Budget for 2nd Straight Year

In what can only be described as a colossal disappointment, the US Congress is on the verge of approving a FY 2023 “omnibus” appropriations bill that…Congress Effectively Cuts OSHA Budget for 2nd Straight Year

In 2021: A Worker Died Every 101 Minutes

More people are dying in the workplace, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The BLS issued today its Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries …In 2021: A Worker Died Every 101 Minutes

Ogletree Deakins Launches Interactive OSHA Tracker Tool – Ogletree Deakins

Analysis of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) publicly available inspection and citation data, which dates back to the 1970s, can help employers forecast and spot enforcement trends and changes, identify new and emerging issues, and correlate information to make unique connections that may not be readily apparent. To assist employers, Ogletree Deakins has … Continue reading Ogletree Deakins Launches Interactive OSHA Tracker Tool – Ogletree Deakins

With Flu Season Upon Us, OSHA Signals That Employers Should Continue To Encourage Vaccination For Their Workforces | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

With concerns of infectious disease at the forefront of workplace health and safety in the past several years, and with the traditional flu and cold season upon us, OSHA has reminded the regulated community to prevent the spread of infectious diseases during the holiday season by encouraging its workforce to get the flu vaccine . … Continue reading With Flu Season Upon Us, OSHA Signals That Employers Should Continue To Encourage Vaccination For Their Workforces | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

Weekly Toll

Workers crushed in yet another trench collapse, caught in machinery, crushed under falling equipment, killed in explosions, falling from heights, …Weekly Toll

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Yet another trench collapse, assaults on  nurse and social worker, wood chipper, two tow truck driver deaths, falls, fire, drowning. Just a few of …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is seeking nominations for membership on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health. The Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, also known as the Construction … Continue reading US Department of Labor seeks nominations for membership to Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health

OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Inspection at Dollar General Store in Columbus Finds Familiar Hazards, Dangers as Company Continues to Expose Workers, Violate Federal Law Friday, November 25, 2022 COLUMBUS, OH – When federal workplace safety inspectors opened an investigation at a Dollar General store in Columbus, they discovered violations that were all-too-familiar and the kind that has led to more than … Continue reading OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Happy Thanksgiving

We at Confined Space World Headquarters wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving! There is much to be thankful for in Confined Space World this …Happy Thanksgiving

Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog | Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA is beginning to review work related stress as a workplace hazard falling under its jurisdiction. OSHA, citing a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention July 2018 publication on Mental Health in the Workplace, has released a Safety and Health Topics bulletin addressing workplace stress and mental health hazards. According to OSHA, these … Continue reading Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog | Seyfarth Shaw LLP