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Do Your Company's Written LOTO Procedures Sufficiently Detail the Measures for Verifying De-Energization?

USA - August 25 2016 Secretary of Labor v. CITGO Petroleum Corporation involved a case in which CITGO refinery employees were assigned the task of isolating a pump…

Why Did OSHA Propose to Remove the Principle of "Unexpected Energization" from its Lockout/Tagout Standard?

USA - August 14 2017 The general principle established by the GMC Delco decisions of 1995 and 1996 is that the Lockout/Tagout Standard does not apply to a serving or…

Proposed Revisions to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Go Far Beyond Alignment with the GHS

USA - March 30 2021 The proposed revisions to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) that are designed to achieve alignment with the 7th Revision to the Globally…

OSHA Proposes a Material Change to its LOTO Standard Under the Guise of its Standards Improvement Projects

USA - October 4 2016 OSHA's Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) Standard (29 C.F.R. § 1910.147) is severely out of date by failing to explicitly recognize the effectiveness of automated…

OSHA Releases New Silica FAQs for General Industry

USA - January 28 2019 On January 23, 2019, the U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) released a new set of 64 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for its…

Javaneh Nekoomaram, Manesh K. Rath.