New safety program cuts OSHA visits
- OSHA restricts smoking as part of indoor air proposal. Flynn, Gillian // Personnel Journal;Jun94, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p126
Highlights the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's regulation requiring employers to either ban smoking or provide separately ventilated areas. Affected areas.
- OSHA revises confined space standard. // Pipeline & Gas Journal;Jan99, Vol. 226 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's revision of its policy concerning confined spaces. Provision of unions the right to know the company's confined spaces program; Provision of employees the right to be present when testing air quality in confined spaces.
- OSHA proposes changes in standard. Wilson, Robert Dale // Ceramic Industry;Mar1995, Vol. 144 Issue 3, p18
Reports on the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposed changes in its work environment permit-required confined spaces standard. Aim of the proposal; Specifics of the proposal.
- OSHA backs away from RSI, but retailers shouldn't. Rankin, Ken // Discount Store News;7/3/95, Vol. 34 Issue 13, p14
Discusses the implications of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) decision to retract on its efforts to issue workplace ergonomics standards. Need to protect employees from repetitive strain injuries (RSI); Criticisms against OSHA's ergonomic regulation proposal.
- OSHA to target inspections. Fairley, Peter // Chemical Week;12/10/1997, Vol. 159 Issue 47, p44
Reports that United States' Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will focus on inspection on facilities with the worst injury and illness records. Number of facilities that will be affected by the inspection; How the Cooperative Compliance Program of the OSHA can improve some of...
- Voluntary OSHA program exposes industry divide. Foster, Andrea // Chemical Week;5/6/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 17, p34
Reports on the United States Occupational Health Safety Administration's (OSHA) programs namely Cooperative Compliance Program (CCP) and Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). Features of the programs; Identification of business groups that filed a lawsuit to block the CCP; One of the chemical...
- Big brother OSHA. Faris // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;12/27/99, Vol. 29 Issue 27, p14
Comments on the implementation by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration of a rule requiring companies to provide ergonomically-correct workplaces to employees. Impact on small businesses; Key provisions of the regulation.
- Final Rule Issued for On-site Consultations. Nash, James L. // Occupational Hazards;Dec2000, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p16
Focuses on the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's final rule on federally funded work site consultations. Opposition to making employee participation in the consultation visit obligatory; Right of employees to accompany the consultant during the inspection of the...
- AN ERGONOMICS WAR. Barlas, Stephen // Entrepreneur;Sep2000, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p148
Reports on the efforts made by United States Republicans to oppose the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) proposed ergonomic rules for companies. Provisions under the proposed ergonomics rule; Concerns of business groups over the ergonomics rule proposed by OSHA; Veto threat...