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COVID-19 “Endemic” is Not Over: OSHA is Opening New COVID-19 Programmed Inspections

USA - May 18 2022 Federal OSHA is rolling out an aggressive COVID-19 enforcement program to inspect "high hazard" employers, as well as re-inspect those healthcare…

Brent I. Clark, Adam R. Young

COVID-19 “Endemic” is Not Over: OSHA is Opening New COVID-19 Programmed Inspections

USA - May 17 2022 Federal OSHA is rolling out an aggressive COVID-19 enforcement program to inspect "high hazard" employers, as well as re-inspect those healthcare…

Brent I. Clark, Adam R. Young

Conduct Guarding Analyses Under Attorney-Client Privilege! OSHA Issues Willful Violation after Uncorrected Alleged Guarding Issue Results in Amputation

USA - May 10 2022 A manufacturer was issued a "willful citation" for failure to correct a machine guarding deficiency identified in a previous audit. After the…

James L. Curtis, Adam R. Young

USEPA and Department of Justice Launch Comprehensive Environmental Justice Enforcement Strategy

USA - May 6 2022 United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan and Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced the Department…

Jose Almanzar, Rebecca A. Davis, Scott T. Fenton, Patrick D. Joyce, Ilana R. Morady, Jeryl L. Olson

Welder’s Anthrax: Newly Identified Health Hazard Among Employees Exposed to Welding Fumes

USA - April 29 2022 According to CDC, welder’s anthrax is a bacterial infection that results in severe pneumonia. The disease was caused by bacteria within the B. Cereus…

Mark A. Lies, II, Adam R. Young