Posts Tagged ‘ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) ’

90 Organizations Urge DHS to Designate Residential Construction “Essential”

Mar 27th, 2020

In an effort spearheaded by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), 90 companies and organizations called on the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate construction of single-family and multifamily housing as an “Essential Infrastructure Business.” In a joint letter to Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Jack Wolf, the 90 organizations and suppliers said […]

Aggressive Energy Proposals Dominate FGIA Codes and Regulatory Update

Feb 12th, 2020

“Following regulatory issues right now is like doing the Texas two-step,” said Kathy Krafka Harkema, U.S. codes and regulatory affairs manager for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). “When they move, they move faster than I have seen in my life,” she added, when addressing members this morning during a meeting of the Regulatory […]

OSHA Updates Amputation Prevention Standards

Jan 16th, 2020

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an updated National Emphasis Program (NEP) instruction on amputations in December 2019 as part of efforts to identify and reduce amputation hazards in manufacturing industries. “Amputations are among the most severe and disabling workplace injuries that often result in permanent disability,” reads the OSHA Safeguarding Equipment and […]

OSHA Inspections and Compliance Assistance High in 2019

Dec 18th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a significant increase in the number of inspections and a record amount of compliance assistance by way of educational programs. “OSHA’s efforts – rulemaking, enforcement, compliance assistance and training – are tools to accomplish our mission of safety and health for every worker,” said principal deputy assistant […]

Webinar Delves into Filing Requirements for OSHA Injury Reports

Dec 6th, 2019

A webinar hosted by Vector Solutions, delving into how to utilize the company’s software for electronically filing Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) injury reports, also provided key insights into requirements. The current deadline for OSHA injury forms 301, 300 and 300A is March 2, 2020. And while the webinar acted as a clear plug […]

New Standard Revisions Part of OSHA’s Plan for Improvement

Jul 15th, 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated several regulations effective July 15. The goal is to simplify employers’ jobs by clarifying and adjusting standards that may be confusing, outdated or unnecessary. The fourth final rule under OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project revises 14 provisions to regulations that are intended to alleviate paperwork, reduce processing […]

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