OSHA rears up on hind legs
- Answers to Ergo and Safety Questions. // Material Handling Management;Jul2000, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p32
Discusses the efforts of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to address the occupational hazards in U.S. Identification of establishments with high risk of injury; Information on the Site Specific Targeting plan; Details on the bill that would require OSHA to...
- OSHA floats changes to voluntary programs. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;10/18/99, Vol. 33 Issue 42, p30
Reports on the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposal to revise its Voluntary Protection Programs. Extension of eligibility to agencies and contractors to report occupational illness rates; Background of the program; Requirements to become a program participant;...
- `One size fits all' doesn't fit OSHA, AGC says. // Contractor Magazine;Aug93, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p4
Focuses on the arguments against the `one size fits all' approach of the Comprehensive Occupational Safety & Health Reform Act of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Alleged failure of the act to address safety measures in construction sites; Need for legislation to...
- OSHA urges fall-protection safeguards review. // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/14/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p7
Reports on the fall-protection seminar of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Detection of fall-protection violations; Prevention of accidents in construction activities; Evaluation of equipment and work practices.
- Nevada's workplace safety plan approved by OSHA. Gerrie, Sharon // Las Vegas Business Press;04/24/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p18
Announces that the state of Nevada's workplace safety plan was approved by Assistant Secretary of Labor Charles Jeffress on behalf of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- Just when you thought you were safe: OSHA record-keeping violations. Jackson, Brian F.; Myers, Jeffrey E. // Management Review;May94, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p62
Focuses on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) guidelines about record-keeping of occupational injuries and illnesses in an organization. Conditions to be recorded by employers regarding occupational injuries and illnesses; Greater potential for penalties arising from...
- The ergonomic standard cometh. Fagel, Mike // National Provisioner;Jan95, Vol. 209 Issue 1, p24
Comments that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's quest for acceptable ergonomic guidelines may be nearing completion. Key elements of the OSHA standard; Risk factors which the OSHA-supplied job evaluation checklists.
- OSHA requires employers to pay for safety equipment. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jan95, Vol. 222 Issue 1, p6
Reports that under the new Personal Protective Equipment Rule, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has stated that employers pay for safety equipment.
- OSHA delays regulation separation. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Sep95, Vol. 222 Issue 9, p8
Reports on a decision by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to delay its plan to separate its general industry safety standards from its construction industry safety standards. How the separation would adversely affect the construction industry.