News - OSHA has issued their final Construction Confined Space Standard
The new standard is now longer than the two paragraphs at 29CFR1926.21 b which referenced enclosed spaces but did not give guidance on procedures to follow for construction.
The new standard provides rules for Construction, multi-employer worksites and further defines work for the Owner ...
EPA Proposes to Add Roswell, NM, Groundwater Plume to National Priorities List of
Five hazardous waste sites added, seven proposed nationally
(DALLAS – Sept. 28, 2015) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed to add the Lea and West Second ...
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It's easy to miss this corner of the Navajo ...
May 2015, OSHA has released new language for the Posters required in each workplace. Employers do not have to replace existing posters. New locations are required to post the language where employees report for duty. The new poster language is in response to the requirement to notify fatalities within eight hours and catastrophes (hospitalizations, loss ...
Starting January 1, 2015:
All employers* must report:
· All work-related fatalities within 8 hours
Within 24 hours, all work-related:
· Inpatient hospitalizations
· Losses of an eye
How to Report Incident
· Call 1-800-321-OSHA (6742)
· Call your nearest OSHA area office, during normal business hours (www.osha.gov/html/RAmap.html)
· Visit http://www ...