RULES 'WOULDN'T HAVE HELPED': Congress overturns OSHA rules, with industry praise
- AIR QUALITY REGS. ABANDONED. // FoodService Director;2/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p16
Reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration aborted the Indoor Air Quality Standard regulation for the food service industry. Requirements of the regulation; Opposition of industry groups to the standard.
- Sweeping OSHA draft rule mobilizes employer opposition. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;02/22/99, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on the efforts of foodservice operators to stop a pending safety regulation required by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Provisions of the regulation; Establishment of safety programs within the work environment; Disadvantages of the draft.
- Ergonomics reflects a total team victory. MacKie, Robb // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Mar2001, Vol. 90 Issue 3, p16
Comments on the quick response of the United States (U.S.) Congress to the outrage about the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's ergonomics regulation expressed by wholesale bakers and many other businesses. Impact of ergonomics regulations; Response of the industry to the...
- Group asks Congress to disapprove OSHA's new ergonomics standards. Hicks, Glen Thomas // AHA News;02/26/2001, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p3
Highlights the request made by the National Coalition on Ergonomics to the United States (U.S.) Congress to disapprove the ergonomics standards of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Information on the letter sent by the coalition to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott;...
- OSHA reforms clear hurdles. Finnegan, Lisa; Sutcliffe, Virginia // Occupational Hazards;Aug98, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p14
Reports that on June 24, 1998, the United States Senate passed two Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reform bills to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act. When the bills passed the House; Highlights of the bills; Requirement of the bills; Who introduced the bills.
- Congress invokes CRA. // Professional Safety;Apr2001, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p1
Reports on the vote by both houses of the United States Congress to invoke the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to ban the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Ergonomics Program Standard. Impact of the action on business owners; Provisions under the CRA.
- Playing by new rules. MacDonald, Julie // Hotel & Motel Management;3/21/94, Vol. 209 Issue 5, p26
Discusses the possible effects of the American federal government's food code on the foodservice operators' safety requirements. US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) on all hazardous chemicals; Information in MSDS; Suggestions to ensure...
- Researchers raise questions about OSHA's `ergo' plan. // FoodService Director;12/15/99, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p18
Reports on the disagreement between the study conducted by the suppliers of the foodservice industry and the proposal of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). What is required by the proposal of OSHA towards the foodservice industry; Reason behind the conflict;...
- Late-night f/s not bound by OSHA. // FoodService Director;08/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p28
Reports on the exemption of late-night retail establishments from the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) guidelines to protect foodservice workers and patrons from workplace violence. Steps to reduce the likelihood of work-related injuries; Representative Cass...