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Get ready for OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard employee training deadline December 1, 2013

USA - August 14 2013 In March 2012, OSHA revised its Hazard Communications Standard (HCS) to align it with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of...

Patrick J. Miller, Matthew M. Morrison.


OSHA update - "construction" or "maintenance" what OSHA standards apply?

USA - December 10 2012 In most cases, deciding what OSHA standard applies to the work in question is straight forward....

Patrick J. Miller, Matthew M. Morrison.


OSHA's enhanced whistleblower protection program a hard look at employer safety incentive programs

USA - June 22 2012 As part of its increased emphasis on enforcement, OSHA is taking steps to strengthen employee whistleblower rights, including taking a critical look at employer safety incentive programs which have the potential to discourage employees from reporting injuries or safety complaints....

Patrick J. Miller, Matthew M. Morrison.


OSHA issues new National Emphasis Program for nursing and residential care facilities

USA - April 13 2012 Operators of nursing and residential care facilities should expect increased OSHA enforcement under a new "National Emphasis Program" ("NEP") announced April 5, 2012....

Patrick J. Miller.


OSHA penalties double in 2011 - still too low, says head of OSHA

USA - February 20 2012 OSHA recently released enforcement statistics for FY 2011....

Patrick J. Miller.