OSHA continues underground construction industry focus
- Washington watch. Barlas, Stephen // Underground Construction;Oct99, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p14
Presents updates on legislative issues concerning the underground construction industry in the United States as of October 1999. Changes proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Regulations on natural gas pipeline safety; Proposals of the Army Corps of Engineers.
- Egregious policy back at work. // Occupational Hazards;Feb94, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p15
Reports on the penalties proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration under the egregious penalty system for alleged violations of underground construction and confined space standards by Insituform Mid-America and its subsidiaries. Accident during the rebuilding of an active...
- OSHA Revises Confined Space Standard. Barlas, Stephen // Underground Construction;Jan1999, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p14
Reports that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its confined spaces standard for underground construction. Overview on the minor changes made by the federal agency to its confined spaces standards; Controversy of the `rescue' provisions of the...
- Trenching precautions strongly suggested. // Underground Construction;May98, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p5
Reports that underground construction contractors have been urged by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to instruct workers to heed trenching precautions to avoid fatal accidents.
- Washington watch. Barlas, Stephen // Underground Construction;Dec98, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p10
Presents news on regulatory and legislative issues affecting the underground construction industry in the United States for December 1998. Includes the investigations of the US Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) at trenching operations in construction sites; Initiative of the...
- OSHA cites violations of blood safety rule as use of safer devices increases. Parker, Che // AHA News;5/13/2002, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p8
Reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited several violations of its Bloodborne Pathogens Standard at U.S. hospitals from April 18, 2001 to May 1, 2002. Number of hospitals that have violated the rule; Information on the Needlestick Safety and Prevention Act; List...
- `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, operators to pilot safety test. Zuber, Amy // Nation's Restaurant News;09/30/96, Vol. 30 Issue 38, p1
Reports on plans by restaurant operators and the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to reduce the number of on-the-job accidents in the industry. OSHA's development of pilot programs; Benefits for companies in participating in the programs; Coverage of the programs.
- Considerations in MSDS development. Eckhardt, Bob // Concrete Products;Nov98, Vol. 101 Issue 11, p22
Provides information to hazardous chemical manufacturer or importer on considerations in Material Safety Data Sheet development in compliance with United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) regulations. Definition of terms; Guidelines for MSDS development; Information...