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Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 2/15

Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 2/15

Occupational Safety news headlines for mid February, 2011: On Feb 1, OSHA hosted a regional Latino outreach and education conference on safety, health and workers’ rights in Oakland, CA Rep. Darrell Issa of California will be holding a hearing on…

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OSHA Withdraws Two Proposals in Less Than a Week

OSHA Withdraws Two Proposals in Less Than a Week

It has been an eventful week for OSHA. In less than one week OSHA has withdrawn two different proposals on the docket for 2011. First was the withdrawal of the proposal to clarify the term “feasible” relating to the occupational…

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Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 1/3

Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 1/3

Occupational Safety news headlines for early January, 2011: US Dept of Labor will not adopt the Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity (SDoC) system that was requested by the European Union. Read More… US Dept of Labor agencies to host meetings on…

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FAA Proposes Safety Management Systems for Airlines

FAA Proposes Safety Management Systems for Airlines

The FAA proposed a rule on Nov. 5 to require commercial air carriers to develop and implement a Safety Management System, which the proposal describes as “an organization-wide approach to managing safety risk and assuring the effectiveness of safety risk…

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OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks Final Rule Takes Effect

OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks Final Rule Takes Effect

OSHA’s final ruling on Cranes and Derricks took effect November 8th; OSHA estimates about 4.8 million workers at 267,032 businesses will be affected by the rule. This rule includes requirements that qualified riggers be employed for rigging operations during assembly…

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