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Latest Occupational Safety and Health Administration Stories

2013-11-08 16:23:57

DES PLAINES, Ill., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Safety and Health Sustainability welcomes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's efforts to broaden transparency in the reporting of worker injuries in proposed rulemaking the agency announced yesterday. Appropriately expanding access to meaningful data on injuries, illnesses and fatalities can encourage employers to put additional focus on worker safety and health. At a time when businesses are...

2013-11-08 12:24:04

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed a $3.2 million award to an Austin, Texas firm in one of the largest awards on record in an architectural copyright case, according to Osha Liang LLP and the Law Offices of Patrick Zummo. Last year, a federal jury in Houston sided with Kipp Flores Architects and found that Hallmark Design Homes infringed Kipp Flores Architects' copyrights by constructing hundreds of houses from...

2013-11-07 23:20:33

According to an AP source, the U.S. Labor Department will announce a plan today that will require companies with over 250 employees to publicly file documents in connection with their workplace accidents and injuries. The NYC construction and workplace injury attorneys at Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP comment on this requirement and its potential benefits for worker safety. New York, NY (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 According to this November 7, 2013 ABC News report, titled "AP...

2013-11-05 23:26:38

KPA, a national dealer services company, brings ALI’s new automotive lift safety training online as the latest safety solution for automotive service professionals. (PRWEB) November 05, 2013 KPA has been selected to provide the Automotive Lift Institute’s (ALI) new online lift safety training, Lifting it Right: 2014 Online Edition. The course was developed in response to increased regulatory oversight by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) surrounding automotive...

2013-11-01 23:02:52

Cintas' Portland location received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Cintas Corporation, a leader in secure document management services, today announced its Portland location received a Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) award from the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Since the Cintas Portland...

2013-10-31 23:35:24

An Effective, Cost-Efficient Method to Receive OSHA's DOL Card Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Through partnership with AdvanceOnline Solutions (AOS), the Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) is now offering competitively priced OSHA 10-Hour Construction, OSHA 10-Hour General Industry and OSHA 30-Hour Construction Outreach web based training courses available from the comfort of home or office. In addition, these courses are available in a proctored format at DVSC's New...

2013-10-31 08:26:05

Millions of Businesses and Workers Required to Comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013 CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is offering support and tools to help customers meet December 1, 2013 training requirements for the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standard. As has been reported, the Occupational Safety and Health...

2013-10-28 23:26:09

The first phase of the Revised Hazard Communications Standard Safety Data Sheets Globally Harmonized System (HazCom GHS) goes into effect on Dec. 1, 2013. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The new HazCom GHS guidelines require businesses, where hazardous chemical compounds are present, to train their employees on changes the Globally Harmonized System introduces. Some businesses may not realize that they must comply with the new HazCom GHS. To help answer some common questions,...

2013-10-24 23:30:10

Clarion CEO Geoffrey Peckham’s Ongoing Leadership to Bolster the United States’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Adoption of the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Z535 Standards Leads to Signage Regulation Update, Signifying an Important Advancement in Workplace Safety Nationwide Milford, PA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, announced today that its...

2013-10-22 23:29:52

Contractors can eliminate the risk of inhaling concrete dust and easily follow the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) new proposed regulations by grinding and cutting concrete with water. To responsibly dispose of the concrete slurry, Gelmaxx has a two-part system that safely removes the slurry while being EPA compliant. San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Many are aware of the harmful effects of concrete dust, aka crystalline silica, and make a conscious...