OSHA Opens Public Comments on Voluntary Protection Program

The agency seeks to modernize its certification for best workplace practices. The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently opened public comments, requesting input into…

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OSHA Issues New Guidelines for Workplace Violation Severity

The agency expands the application of “instance-by-instance” violation citations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) unveiled new guidelines to increase enforcement for more “high-gravity” violations of their…

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Transcript Revision Issued for Justice Gorsuch

Supreme Court record corrected from “hundreds of thousands” to “hundreds, thousands.” On Monday, after going over transcripts of the oral arguments for the National Federation of Independent Business…

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Labor Department Issues Heat Safety Reminder

OSHA-NIOSH provides a heat index guide for employers. This week the Department of Labor released a reminder, particularly for employers in the Pacific Northwest, regarding the protection of…

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OSHA Steps Up COVID-19 Inspections

Reducing jobsite hazards related to the virus is focus. In a policy issued earlier in the week, the Labor Department through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),…

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