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OSHA Fall Protection Rule Raises Questions Over ‘Temporary, Relatively Infrequent’ Work

USA - July 5 2017 New questions are emerging about key provisions the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s updated rule to prevent falls. Effective January…

Safety Agencies’ FY 2018 Budgets Survive Despite Significant Labor Department Budget Cuts

USA - June 13 2017 In its fiscal year 2018 budget, the Trump Administration recommended $543.3 million for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, a decrease…

Mine Safety Agency Warns of Dangers from Falls of Mine Roof, Rib, Face

USA - May 2 2017 A safety alert on the dangers of falls from the roof, rib, or face of mines from the Mine Safety and Health Administration reminds employers to be…

OSHA Issues First Enforcement Action Press Release Since Start of Trump Administration

USA - April 17 2017 Until day 82 of the Trump Administration, renewed partnerships and “guidance” for employers to improve workplace safety have been the subjects of the…

New California Healthcare Workplace Safety Prevention Regulation Effective April 1, 2017

USA - March 31 2017 Healthcare employers in California must comply with a host of new workplace safety requirements, effective April 1, 2017, on preventing workplace…

Alka Ramchandani, Bradford T. Hammock.