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

OSHA targets workplace violence at correctional facilities

OSHA has taken an interest in workplace violence occurring against healthcare workers in the nation’s correctional facilities.  The agency has broadly publicized

Communication tower work involving a personnel hoist now subject to stronger OSHA enforcement

Recently, OSHA updated its inspection guidelines for compliance officers and strengthened enforcement of the rules pertaining to all

Controversial new coal mine regulations go into effect Friday – The Denver Post

The Denver Post reports on MSHA’s new respirable dust regulations that go into effect tomorrow. While MSHA firmly believes that these new

MSHA publishes proposed rule on civil penalty assessments

MSHA is once again changing the rules for civil penalty assessments.  According to MSHA’s press release, “Under the

MSHA Releases Mid-Year Fatality Data

MSHA has released its mid-year fatality report. In the first six months of 2014, 22 miners lost their

Motor Carrier Anti-Retaliation Focus Prompts OSHA / FMCSA Memorandum of Understanding

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier

MSHA Announces Results of June Impact Inspections

Earlier today, MSHA released the results of its June 2014 impact inspections. The tally was 186 citations, 25

Chemical Safety Board: Mission Not Accomplished?

Jason Plautz from the National Journal has just published a compelling article about the challenges and problems being

New OSHA Directive Addresses Risks to Tower Workers

OSHA has issued a new directive regarding how maintenance and construction employees should access their work areas on communications

Scrutiny of “High-Hazard” Employers Continues in North Dakota

On May 28, we alerted readers to an increased focus on safety issues in North Dakota’s oil and gas

Combustible Dust(up): CSB Critical Of OSHA in New Report

In a report and video made public on July 16, the Chemical Safety Board (CSB) levied criticism at a number

OSHA Chief Talks Income Inequality and Workplace Safety With NBC News

Calling for expanded regulation, OSHA Chief states in an interview to NBC News that “Workplace injury and illness

MSHA: Roof fall accidents remain leading cause of coal mining injuries – The Exponent Telegram

MSHA: Roof fall accidents remain leading cause of coal mining injuries – The Exponent Telegram : Press Releases.

OSHA Releases Heat Safety App as Part of its Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

To combat the record-breaking heat waves of the last several years, OSHA has published a Heat Illness Prevention Page