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.”

Did you know you can still be struck by lightning even when the center of a thunderstorm is 10 miles (16 kilometers) away? No place outside is safe when thunderstorms are in your area, according to the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) National Weather …

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US Labor Department and Federal Communications Commission puts together working group think tank to prevent fatalities in telecommunications industry.

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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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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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