Trump Order on Blacklisting 

In March, President Trump signed a joint resolution eliminating the rule, which had required bidders on federal projects with a value in excess of $500K to report state and federal labor and safety violations within the past three years. The Blacklisting rule, also known as the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order 13673, only … Continue reading Trump Order on Blacklisting 

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OSHA Silica Regulations are Now Decided; Compliance Deadline Extended

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (“OSHA”) new rule for respirable crystalline silica was finalized this past Summer, while  compliance obligations under the new rule start on June 23, 2018. The new silica rule reduces the permissible exposure level (PEL) for employees and creates many new requirements for businesses. Companies will be required to … Continue reading OSHA Silica Regulations are Now Decided; Compliance Deadline Extended

OSHA changes injury, death reporting deadlines

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The rule, which also updates the list of employers partially exempt from OSHA record-keeping … Continue reading OSHA changes injury, death reporting deadlines