OSHA

Sort by
  • OSHA May 17, 2018

    Safety Training for Non-native Construction Workers in Small Companies Inadequate According to NIOSH/ASSE Research

    Safety Training for Non-native Construction Workers in Small Companies Inadequate According to NIOSH/ASSE Research According to research by NIOSH and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), non-native workers in small construction companies are less likely to receive even the minimum safety and health training required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The

    Read more
  • Occupational Health Resources , OSHA , Safety & Health April 26, 2018

    “A National Crisis”: New AFL-CIO Report Reveals 150 Daily U.S. Worker Deaths in 2016

    A National Crisis: New AFL-CIO Report Reveals 150 Daily U.S. Worker Deaths in 2016 Post by AFL-CIO found here April 26, 2018 “View Report here: https://aflcio.org/dotj  According to a report released today by the AFL-CIO, 5,190 American workers died on the job in 2016, an increase from 4,836 deaths the previous year. Another estimated 50,000 to 60,000

    Read more
  • OSHA , Safety & Health March 14, 2018

    OSHA Will Enforce Beryllium Standard Starting in May

    This article was originally published by U.S. Department of Labor on March, 2 2018. “WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced today that it will start enforcement of the final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium in general, construction, and shipyard industries on May 11, 2018. This timeframe will ensure that stakeholders

    Read more
  • OSHA , Safety & Health January 25, 2018

    OSHA Trade Release

    This article was published on OSHA’s website and can be viewed here.  “Statement from OSHA Regarding Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2016 WASHINGTON, DC – The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of 2016 Fatal Occupational Injuries reports there were 5,190 workplace fatalities in 2016, a 7-percent increase from 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased from 3.4

    Read more
  • Occupational Health Resources , OSHA , Safety & Health January 22, 2018

    OSHA Penalty Amounts Increase for 2018

    Civil penalty amounts for violations of workplace safety and health standards increased by two percent from last year. New penalties for willful and repeat violations are $129,336 per violation; serious, other-than-serious, and posting requirements are $12, 934 per violation; and failure to correct violations is $12,934 for each day the condition continues. States that operate

    Read more