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.”

OSHA provides on-site compliance assistance to protect recovery workers and the public during tornado recovery efforts in Illinois.

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OSHA schedules public hearing on Thurs, Jan. 9, 2014 at 9am to 4:30pm to discuss proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses.

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OSHA cited PA contractors for safety violations following the June 5, 2013, building collapse that killed six people and injured 14.

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A Minnesota equipment operator who was looking forward to retiring and attending his daughter’s wedding sadly never got a chance to do either. A large piece of concrete crushed the cab of his backhoe, killing 61-year-old Johnny Valek.

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The CSB is calling for regulatory coverage of reactive chemicals, including ammonium nitrate, after an explosion that killed 14 and injured 160 people.

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OSHA is proposing to amend its current recordkeeping regulations to add requirements for the electronic submission of injury and illness information.

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Two companies in Dallas have been fined for 16 serious violations that exposed their employees to hazards which led in two deaths.

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The government shutdown cut the volume but not intensity of OSHA enforcement.

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Trucking company cited by OSHA for asphyxiation hazards following worker fatality; 11 violations were cited, including confined space requirements.

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Frost Tile and Marble Co has been cited for failure to address eight hazards, some of which relate to exposure to respirable dust containing silica.

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