OSHA/NIOSH Update 5.15.2014

OSHA Updates May 2014

New NIOSH case study on MSDs in a poultry processing plant available

NIOSH has made available its recent study on musculoskeletal disorders and traumatic injuries in a poultry processing plant. You can read a summary of the findings at the NIOSH website.

The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meets May 7 – 8

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health May 7-8, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Work groups will meet May 7 and the full committee will meet May 8. Comments and requests to speak may be submitted electronically at http://www.regulations.gov.

NIOSH studying health and safety on aging workers

NIOSH released a new “topic page that offers a worker-focused perspective on health and safety and chronic disease issues related to aging. The Healthy Aging at Work topic page can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/healthyagingatwork/.”