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Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Government sets stricter standards for worker endangerment

December 18, 2015By

The Departments of Justice and Labor announced a plan to more effectively prosecute crimes that put the lives […]

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June 8, 2015By

Intense federal regulation of workplace safety and health began when Congress introduced civil penalties for mines with the […]

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MSHA can take control after mine accidents

July 7, 2014By and

Companies subject to OSHA are inspected after accidents, but employers are under no legal obligation to shut down […]

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NSSGA gives OSHA additional info on proposed silica rule

June 9, 2014By

NSSGA filed additional information and data with OSHA following the agency’s public hearings in March and April on a […]

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OSHA hears from NSSGA rep on silica rule

March 28, 2014By

NSSGA‘s Pam Whitted, senior vice president of legislative and regulatory affairs, testified before the Occupational Safety and Health […]

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OSHA proposes new standards to limit crystalline silica exposure

August 26, 2013By

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed a rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary […]

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OSHA educating about hazards working in heat

May 23, 2012By

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has kicked off a national initiative to […]

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