Tags: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

Crystalline Silica Exposure — Take Time and Get it Right

Nov 01, 2013

by Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief tdunphy@randallreilly.com   On Sept. 12, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking for occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica. While our coverage of health and safety issues typically focuses on the Mine Safety ...

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Commission approves expansive reach of MSHA document requests

Jun 02, 2012

Commission approves expansive reach of MSHA document requests

In the current Administration, both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) have fixated on the issue of determining whether employers are underreporting injuries and occupational illnesses. This has lead to certain ...

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DOL regulatory agenda holds a few surprises

Jan 30, 2012

DOL regulatory agenda holds a few surprises

On Jan. 20, 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its “Fall 2011” semi-annual regulatory agenda, covering the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), as well as a number of other agencies ...

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Rock Law

Feb 01, 2011

Lessons learned from a win Although Miller’s mine safety bill was defeated, the debate will continue with the new Congress. Learn what worked and remember it. By Henry Chajet and Bob Horn On Dec. 8, Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), the outgoing chairman of ...

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Editorial

Dec 01, 2010

The carrot and the stick By Therese Dunphy Which tool works better — the carrot or the stick? It’s a dilemma that managers face every day as they try to encourage the best performance from personnel. The correct answer usually depends on ...

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OSHA awards $2.75 million in grants for fall protection

Sep 22, 2010

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Sept. 22 awarded $2.75 million in Susan Harwood Targeted Topic Training Grants to 16 organizations, including nonprofit and community/faith-based groups, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, and ...

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