Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

By Eric J. Conn, Micah Smith, and Beeta Lashkari EPA RMP Public Hearing This week, on September 26-28, 2022, EPA has been hosting virtual public …Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

Weekly Toll: Death at Work

Silo suffocation, refinery fire, highway construction, wildfire, electrocution — all the ways that workers died last week.  n average, almost 100 …Weekly Toll: Death at Work

Cal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

By Andrew Sommer and Megan Shaked In July 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) revealed a proposed Permanent …Cal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

Three Workers Dead in Grain Silo, Including a Child. OSHA Can Do Nothing

In what may be the largest mass casualty workplace event this year, three workers were killed after being trapped in a grain silo in Pennsylvania.  …Three Workers Dead in Grain Silo, Including a Child. OSHA Can Do Nothing

Weekly Toll: Crushed, Buried, Suffocated on the Job

Drowned in a trench, suffocated in a corn silo, crushed under a stone, Trench Collapse, grain silo suffocation, falls, burned in a chemical explosion…Weekly Toll: Crushed, Buried, Suffocated on the Job

New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues

Does this seem like a good way to attract loyal, dedicated, satisfied workers? Come work for the railroad. It’s a great job, decent pay. Hours may be…New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues

Lessons of the Averted Rail Strike

And we have an agreement…. I was over at the Department of Labor building yesterday and there were paper signs taped up all over the 2nd (Executive) …Lessons of the Averted Rail Strike

Elise Stefanik and the Republican War on Workers

New York Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is a piece of work. This comes as no surprise to anyone who follows American politics. Earlier in …Elise Stefanik and the Republican War on Workers

Weekly Toll: Labor Day and Families Mourn

Another WV mineworker killed, falls, machinery, chemical release, drowning, shootings, vehicular incidents and woman killed when hair drags her into …Weekly Toll: Labor Day and Families Mourn

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

How workers died last week: falls, shootings, vehicles, tree work, electrocution, dog attack. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in…Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

OSHA Plans Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

September is shaping up to be chemical plant safety month. First, EPA has scheduled public hearings for September 26, 27, and 28 to receive comments …OSHA Plans Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout Inspections Webinar

On August 17, 2022, Aaron R. Gelb and special guest, Tabitha Thompson, presented a webinar regarding A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout … A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout Inspections