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OSHA Moves Forward on Sweeping Silica Rule

USA - March 30 2016 On March 24, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive...

Matthew M. Linton.

Workplace Safety Violations Could Lead to Felony Convictions and Stiffer Penalties Under New Initiative

USA - December 22 2015 Looking to send a strong message to employers who fail to provide a safe workplace, the Departments of Labor and Justice (DOL and DOJ, respectively)...

Trey Overdyke, M. Benjamin Machlis, Gregory E. Goldberg.

MSHA wants your opinion regarding new website

USA - October 30 2015 MSHA's sometimes difficult to navigate website has received a makeover. You can review the msha.gov beta site here. MSHA is soliciting input...

MSHA proposes to amend civil penalty regulation

USA - August 21 2014 With the stated goals of improving the civil penalty process and reducing the number of contested citations, the Mine Safety and Health...

Matthew M. Linton.

Utah rejects multi-employer worksite doctrine: general contractor not responsible for occupational safety of all workers on worksite

USA - February 19 2014 In a significant break from federal rulings, the Utah Supreme Court recently rejected the multi-employer worksite doctrine as incompatible with the...

Trey Overdyke.