OSHA Quick Takes – October 2009

In This Issue OSHA issues proposed rule to adopt Globally Harmonized Hazard Communication System Recordkeeping is focus of new National Emphasis Program OSHA revises enforcement policies for fall protection during steel erection OSHA awards more than $6.8 million in safety and health training grants NIOSH offers guidance on controlling silica exposure Free safety training video … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – October 2009

OSHA Quick Takes – September 15, 2009

In This Issue OSHA issues final rule updating personal protective equipment standards Nursing homes and manufacturing establishments are among sites on targeted inspection list OSHA updates national consensus standards in its acetylene standard New bi-lingual construction safety training resource aims to help improve worker safety Grantee offers training on process safety management standard More than … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – September 15, 2009

OSHA Quick Takes 9/1/2009

In This Issue Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis responds to decline in worker fatalities Advisory council will discuss federal workforce H1N1 flu preparedness at special meeting Pandemic influenza and small business preparedness is topic of OSHA forum OSHA grantee offers free training on construction hazard prevention Annual AIHA/ASSE North Texas OSHA regulatory update seminar … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes 9/1/2009

OSHA Quick Takes – August 15, 2009

In This Issue Agency establishes "watch list" to help strengthen integrity of Outreach Training Program "QuickTakes" tops 75,000 subscriber mark DOL launches new electronic newsletter Forum focuses on pandemic influenza and small business workplace preparedness OSHA grantees offer free training on pandemic flu hazards and SHMS design Standup forklift and special purpose particle accelerator hazards … Continue reading OSHA Quick Takes – August 15, 2009