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Blogs (17)

OSHA Civil Penalties On the Rise Again

by Eric J. Conn

As of Jan. 2, civil penalties for workplace safety and health violations issued by fe...

Is It Time to Abandon the PEL Approach to Occupational Exposures?

by Kevin Guth

Let's face it: Our regulatory process to protect the health of workers is broken. Thi...

Can the US Stop the Worker-Safety Yo-Yo?

by Michael Halliwell

Seeing just how political workplace safety in the U.S. has become, one can’t help but...

OSHA Delays Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

by Eric J. Conn

In a dramatic, but not unexpected, move last month, OSHA suspended this controversial...

Trump's Budget and the Department of Labor

by Eric J. Conn

The Trump Administration submitted a blueprint budget for 2018 to Congress proposing ...

OSHA's Slips, Trips and Falls Rule Revamped

by Eric J. Conn

On January 17, 2017, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new Walking-...

The 'Fatal Four' and Your Worksite

by Michael Halliwell

I recently took the time to look at the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administr...

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 4

by Eric J. Conn

Following the enactment of this controversial rule [the Recording and Reporting Occup...

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 3

by Eric J. Conn

OSHA has expressed particular concern with the supposed chilling effect and retaliato...

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 2

by Eric J. Conn

The new “workers’ rights” anti-retaliation provisions of the updated Recording and Re...

OSHA’s Anti-Retaliation Recordkeeping Rule, Part 1

by Eric J. Conn

OSHA’s recent reform to its Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness...

Confined Space, Common Sense

by Michael Halliwell

As I write this, it’s October, which means that the new OSHA confined space standard,...

Beyond Compliance: Inspired by Confined Space Rules

by Robert Ikenberry

In the works since 1980, federal OSHA recently published new construction-specific co...

Battling the Employer Blacklist

by Eric J. Conn

On July 13, 2014, President Obama executed Executive Order 1376: “Fair Pay and Safe W...

Reporting Plan Makes a Bad Idea Worse

by Robert Ikenberry

Reading about the proposed requirement for companies to upload their OSHA 300 logs go...

‘Competent Persons’ vs. Competence

by Simon Hope

One of the eternal problems that our industry grapples with is defining the differenc...

Wanted: Common Sense on Next Lead Regs

by Robert Ikenberry

Recently, when I took my annual C5 refresher, I was reminded that the OSHA Lead in Co...


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