OSHA has released an “Inspection Guidance for Inpatient Healthcare Settings,” that will focus its inspectors attention to musculoskeletal disorders, workplace violence, bloodborne pathogens, tuberculosis, and slips, trips, and falls.
As previously discussed, OSHA has been carefully scrutinizing the health care industry lately.
OSHA’s new Hazard Identification Training Tool is designed as “an interactive, online, game-based training tool for small business owners, workers and others interested in learning the core concepts of hazard identification.”
Although OSHA’s new reporting rule has been in effect for almost seven months now, it has caused some major changes in the way that OSHA operates.
Eight Tips for Addressing OSHA’s New Enforcement Guidance On RAGAGEP Under the Process Safety Management Standard
OSHA issues new guidance to Regional Administrators and State Plan Designees on the enforcement of the Process Safety Management (PSM) standard’s recognized and generally accepted good engineering practices (RAGAGEP) requirements.
Inspections are conducted without advance notice.
If there is a “miscellaneous” category under OSHA law for citations that do not fall into any particular standard or regulation, that is what the “General Duty Clause” could be considered.
OSHA issued a memorandum to Regional Administrators on April 22, 2015 to provide further guidance on evaluating the combustion hazards associated with dust accumulation.
Wayne E. Pinkstone, Esq., a partner in Labor and Employment at Fox Rothschild, spoke to a packed house at the 2015 American College or Laboratory Animal Medicine (“ACLAM”) Forum titled “Update your Skill Set: Leadership & Management, Preclinical Models & Occupational Health,” held in New Orleans, LA, from May 3-6, 2015.
All employees, including transgender employees, should have access to restrooms that correspond to their gender identity.