OSHA Watch

Our editor-in-chief, Glenn Demby, has over 20 years experience in Safety Compliance and OSHA laws & regulations. He has his definitive view on the latest happenings in OSHA across the US, read his unique perspective and invaluable insight in his daily blog, “Compliance Monitor.”

Pride Plating Inc. cited by OSHA for worker exposure to cancer-causing health hazards by inhalation, absorption and ingestion of hexavalent chromium.

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Leaving the conveyor running while workers cleared a confined shredder discharge pit, because it was thought to increase efficiency, cost man his life.

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OSHA awarded through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, which provides health and safety grants to fund education and training of workers.

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OSHA and the Heartland Workers Center of Omaha are forming an alliance to provide immigrant workers with safety training and information on workers’ rights.

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According to OSHA’s area director, the death of a worker who fell while loading a tanker truck could have been prevented with basic protection.

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OSHA and the NIOSH recently released Recommended Practices for staffing agencies and host employers to better protect temporary workers from hazards.

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Asphalt Specialists Inc. has been found in violation of OSHA’s Surface Transportation Assistance Act with wrongful termination of a foreman and two drivers.

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OSHA and GCCA will develop outreach materials and provide training related to ammonia and other chemicals, as well as fall protection.

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During the public meeting held on the proposal, many participants expressed concerns which led to an extension of the comment period for proposed changes.

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After reviewing 20 heat-related OSHA enforcement cases, CDC determines the largest risk factor for heat fatalities is a lack of acclimatization plans.

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