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Proposed budget seeks slight cuts for OSHA; reflects changed priorities
The budget would provide a slight increase for DOL's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) agency, would feel a significant ...


Letters: OSHA must implement safety rule
The Hill
Ike Brannon's recent op-ed (“Beryllium broadside: Obama's last-minute rule-making will cost jobs”) unfairly decries the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) tireless efforts to protect workers from exposure to beryllium in the ...


BodyShop Business

OSHA Proposes $280K Fine for Steel Plant Safety Violations
U.S. News & World Report
The agency says a 64-year-old worker suffered a broken pelvis after being struck by a piece of equipment in December 2016. OSHA says it opened a second investigation eight days later after workers complained about lead exposure. OSHA says it found ...
Health and Safety: Starting a Safety Plan in Your ShopBodyShop Business
Republic faces new OSHA finesCanton Repository
OSHA delays rule to improve workplace injury, illness recordsNew York Daily News
HuffPost -Builder Magazine
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Lawmakers push for new OSHA recordkeeping law - (BLR)® safety
Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have introduced legislation to reinstate OSHA's recently overturned recordkeeping ...
[Webinar] OSHA Interpretations and Variances: Regulatory ...JD Supra (press release)
DOL suspends OSHA's rule requiring companies electronically ...Equipment World Magazine
OSHA Delays July 1 Electronic Reporting Requirement | The ...The National Law Review

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JD Supra

Trump Spending Plan Boosts OSHA Employer Assistance Efforts
Bloomberg BNA
OSHA efforts encouraging employers to initiate safety and health improvements on their own would increase under the Trump administration's proposed spending plan for fiscal year 2018. The White House proposal calls for adding about 16 compliance ...
Kimble Co. sued by widow, cited by OSHA for death of Jonathan SprinkleNew Philadelphia Times Reporter
Enforcement of OSHA Reporting Rule Delayed | DWM MagazineDWM Magazine
OSHA delays electronic reporting requirement start date - LexologyLexology (registration)
JD Supra (press release)
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Daily Republic

OSHA launches investigation into Emery trench collapse
Daily Republic
In trenching investigations, OSHA is looking to ensure the proper safety equipment is used, the trenches are inspected daily by a "competent person," safe access and egress and other general safety standards are met, according to the organization's ...


People's World

OSHA drops “walkaround” privileges for union safety experts in non-union shops
People's World
WASHINGTON (PAI) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has dropped specific “walkaround' privileges for outside unionists – notably safety and health experts – to accompany agency inspectors, when requested by workers, ...


OSHA rescinds 'walkaround rule'
Safety+Health magazine
The policy began in 2013 with a letter of interpretation from OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard Fairfax to the United Steelworkers. A coalition of industry groups criticized the move, claiming it would “undermine the safety focus of these ...


Hamilton Journal News

Ohio Steel Plant Faces OSHA Penalties Over Safety Violations
Law360 (subscription)
OSHA said Republic Steel faces $279,578 in penalties after finding machine safety hazards and lead overexposure at its plant in Canton, Ohio, saying that a maintenance worker was severely injured after being hit with an unguarded machine. OSHA also ...
OSHA Finds Machine Safety Hazards, Lead Overexposure at Ohio Steel (press release)
OSHA: Hazardous condition alleged at AK Steel 'did not exist'Hamilton Journal News
Steel Plant Cited for Machine Safety Hazards, Lead OverexposureOccupational Health and Safety
Lexology (registration) -Insurance Journal -Dealer Marketing Magazine
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Safety+Health magazine

Proposed budget shows no major changes to OSHA, MSHA funding ...
Safety+Health magazine
Washington – OSHA and the Mine Safety and Health Administration would see relatively small changes in funding for fiscal year 2018 – even with President ...
No Deep Cuts for OSHA, MSHA Spending in Trump's Proposed ...Bloomberg BNA
OSHA Delays Electronic Recordkeeping Compliance Date | Nexsen ...JD Supra (press release)

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