Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

By Eric J. Conn, Andrew J. Sommer, and Beeta B. Lashkari On November 30, 2020, Cal/OSHA issued its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard and it …Cal/OSHA Issues a Second Batch of FAQs Clarifying Its New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard

OSHA’s 2020 in Review and 2021 Forecast

On Thursday, January 14th at 1:00 PM ET, plan to join the Partners in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA • Workplace Safety Practice Group for a …OSHA’s 2020 in Review and 2021 Forecast

A Box of Meat and $100 For Your Life

“Workers who worked Monday through Saturday without missing a day were given a bonus of $50, later raised to $100, which was accompanied by a box of …A Box of Meat and $100 For Your Life

“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”

Originally published here by Mikaela Delia We might be beating a dead horse here, as you’ve probably already been involved in countless forklift …“20 Important Safety Tips for Forklifts”

Conn Maciel Carey is pleased to announce the launch of the Cal/OSHA Defense Report Blog

The Cal/OSHA attorneys in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice Group are excited to announce the launch of The Cal/OSHA Defense Report bog! The…Conn Maciel Carey is pleased to announce the launch of the Cal/OSHA Defense Report Blog

Fed OSHA and State OSH Plans Address Ventilation to Reduce the Workplace Spread of COVID-19

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force While each week seems to bring news of new COVID-19 rules imposed by a state, county or city, federal OSHA…Fed OSHA and State OSH Plans Address Ventilation to Reduce the Workplace Spread of COVID-19

CDC Updates Return-to-Work Guidance Again – Reduces Quarantine Time

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force As we noted in a Client Alert last month, the CDC issued its new guidance for “Close Contacts” in a way …CDC Updates Return-to-Work Guidance Again – Reduces Quarantine Time

“Get The NIOSH and OSHA Heat Safety App for Indoor & Outdoor Workers” #HeatSafety #HeatStress

An updated app for smartphones and other mobile devices can help workers stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The free app was redesigned by CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), along with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool mobile app, … Continue reading “Get The NIOSH and OSHA Heat Safety App for Indoor & Outdoor Workers” #HeatSafety #HeatStress

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards – #OSHA #SilicaExposure

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a compliance directive designed to ensure uniformity in inspection and enforcement procedures when addressing respirable crystalline silica exposures in general industry, maritime, and construction. The new directive provides OSHA compliance safety and health officers with guidance on how to enforce the silica … Continue reading U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance to Ensure Uniform Enforcement of Silica Standards – #OSHA #SilicaExposure

Face Mask Exemption Cards – Don’t Fall For Them – #COVID-19 #FaceMasks #PPE

By Pam Sheirer Wilkinson I've now seen a couple of versions of these cards floating around. As someone with both OSHA and ADA experience, I am telling you these cards are bogus and the resources the Freedom to Breath Agency (FTBA) website listed on one of the cards includes information from OSHA that while correct, … Continue reading Face Mask Exemption Cards – Don’t Fall For Them – #COVID-19 #FaceMasks #PPE