OSHA Final Rules: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.269 (Operations and Maintenance) and 29 C.F.R. Part 1926, Subpart V (Construction)

By | OSHA Law Blog | April 4, 2014
OSHA Final Rules: Electric Power Generation, Transmission, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.269 (Operations and Maintenance) and 29 C.F.R. Part 1926, Subpart V (Construction)

On June 15, 2005, OSHA proposed to update its existing standards on Electric Power Generation, Transmission, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.269 (Operations and Maintenance) and 29 C.F.R. Part 1926, Subpart V (Construction).  OSHA’s primary objective in revising the two standards was to align and update the rules for the construction of transmission and distribution installations with the rules for operations and maintenance of electric power generation, transmission, and distribution lines and equipment.

OSHA Continues to Push Key Enforcement Initiatives

By | OSHA Law Blog | March 19, 2014
OSHA Continues to Push Key Enforcement Initiatives

At a recent American Bar Association meeting, Jordan Barab, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, Dorothy Dougherty, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA and Tom Galassi, Director of Enforcement Programs, all stressed the agency’s continued focus on key enforcement initiatives…