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

State Plans Remain Under Scrutiny – Cal/OSHA Fires Back

In its ongoing and increasingly aggressive oversight of state plan jurisdictions, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Chairman of U.S. Chemical Safety Board demands comprehensive combustible dust standard

In an op-ed recently in the New York Times, Rafael Moure-Eraso, chairman of the United States Chemical Safety Board, cites a

Back to the Drawing Board – POV Challenge Fails in 6th Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has dismissed a challenge to the new MSHA

OSHA Extends (Again) Deadline to Comment on Electronic Reporting

OSHA’s controversial proposed rule for electronic reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses has experienced another delay. In a