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OSHA Update: Increased Crane Requirements to Ensure Safe Operation

By Carly Miller, Bradley The skylines of most large U.S. cities are scattered with cranes and large-scale equipment as urban development continues.  Operation of a... »

Here OSHA Goes Again: 2019 Increases to Maximum Penalty Amounts Announced

From Fisher Phillips Blog Employers will be facing higher penalties from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“Fed-OSHA”) in 2019. On January 15, 2019,... »

Suicide Rate Highest Among Male Construction and Extraction Workers

By Joanna Masterson Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, November 27, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. Construction and extraction is the occupational group with the highest... »

Top 10 Most Frequently Cited OSHA Standards, 2018 Edition

BY David Klass and Travis Vance, Fisher Phillips blog While it is not comparable to David Letterman’s Top 10 lists, at a recent industry gathering,... »

Cal/OSHA Emergency Regulation on Injury and Illness Recording and Recordkeeping Will Require Certain Employer Action by December 31, 2018

BY ALKA RAMCHANDANI, Littler Recently, Cal/OSHA published its Proposed Emergency Regulatory Action on Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, as required by Assembly... »

Fall Protection Tops OSHA’s 2018 List of Most Frequent Safety Violations

By Joanna Masterson, Construction Executive Reposted with permission from constructionexec.com, October 23, 2018, all rights reserved. Copyright 2018. For the eighth year in a row, fall... »

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