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The latest regulatory news and updates concerning OSHA, MSHA, EPA, consensus standards and other occupational safety and health regulatory concerns.

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OSHA Restructures Regional Operations
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Final Rule Issed on Employee Representation at OSHA Inspections
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A Joint Effort to Keep Workers Safe

May 21, 2024
How a closer partnership between OSHA and NLRB will strengthen protections for the health and safety of workers.
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Safety Leadership

When End-of-Shift Means End-of-Life

Feb. 23, 2024
Millions of people worldwide are dying on the job every year, and it’s only getting worse.
Safety

What's Ahead for Workplace Safety in 2024

Jan. 25, 2024
In this podcast, the editors of EHS Today provide an update on the latest regulations from OSHA and the DOL, as well as a look at mental health awareness in the workplace.
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Health

Employers Grapple With Cold & Flu Season

Jan. 23, 2024
In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, new laws impact how to react.
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OSHA Switches from Hard Hats to Safety Helmets
PPE

OSHA Switches from Hard Hats to Safety Helmets

Dec. 12, 2023
OSHA said modern safety helmets can offer employees better protection while doing inspections.

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SLC 2024 Preview: Understanding OSHA’s Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Requirements

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OSHA Requires Employers to Keep More Records

Sept. 29, 2023
Agency will use the data to target what it deems high-risk employers.
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Regulatory Update: DOL's New Initiative to Protect Workers from Silica Exposure
Industrial Hygiene

Regulatory Update: OSHA Launches Initiative to Protect Workers from Silica Exposure

Sept. 28, 2023
“Many workers in the engineering stone industry are experiencing illnesses so severe that they’re unable to breathe — much less work a full shift — because of their exposure to...
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EEOC Refreshes Visual Disabilities Guidance

Sept. 6, 2023
New advice covers what employers can and cannot do.
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So You Think You Know a Lot about OSHA? (Quiz)

Aug. 29, 2023
Time for another quiz to see how much you know about the latest rules, regulations and news from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.