OSHA urges retailers to keep workers safe during major sales events

OSHA recently sent letters to major retailers to remind employers about the potential hazards involved with managing large

MSHA Public Hearings Announced for Penalty Revision Proposal

MSHA will hold two public hearings on its proposed Part 100 rule that would make significant changes to

MSHA issues third-quarter 2014 fatality data

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has released a summary of U.S. mining deaths that occurred during the

OSHA Issues Compliance Directive for the Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard

OSHA’s new compliance directive, CPL 02-01-057, provides insight for employers into how OSHA interprets the requirements of the cranes and

Tightened Guidance for U.S. Healthcare Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola

The CDC has issued new guidance for healthcare workers treating Ebola patients. The guidance focuses on specific personal

OSHA launches Ebola website to help protect workers

OSHA has published a new Ebola webpage that provides information about the disease and how to protect workers in

MSHA Proposes Increasing Fees for Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of Mining Products

Today, MSHA published a proposed rule in the Federal Register on Fees for Testing, Evaluation, and Approval of

OSHA issues reminder about free training materials

OSHA recently posted a Fact Sheet regarding its Resource Center Loan Program. The Program provides free occupational safety

MSHA establishes faster and possibly perilous way for coal mine operators to challenge safeguard notices

MSHA has issued a policy letter setting forth procedures for issuing technical citations when underground coal mine operators

Results In For August 2014 MSHA Impact Inspections

In a press release, MSHA announced today the results of its August 2014 special impact inspections at twelve

Top 10 OSHA Violations Announced For FY 2014

The deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement program recently shared OSHA’s initial analysis of the top ten

Black Lung On The Rise – Geographic Spike or New National Trend?

An article in the Wall Street Journal explores the apparent rise of black lung disease in Central Appalachia.

Drastic Changes to Mandatory OSHA Reporting Requirement

On September 11, 2014, OSHA announced a final rule that imposes increased reporting requirements on employers, as well

FIFA Hit With Class Action Over Soccer Concussion Risks – Law360

Yet another workplace safety case filed against a professional sports organization?  Is increased OSHA enforcement on the horizon?

OSHA, NIOSH recommend practices to protect temp workers’ safety and health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health this week released Recommended