Monthly Archives: October 2009

OSHA and DOL are definitely back; huge fines for BP

If anyone doubted that there’s a new sheriff in town regarding worker protection and workplace safety, there’s not a shred of doubt any longer. Check this news release from OSHA from Oct. 30: “WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s … Continue reading

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ASSE weighs in on GHS

The American Society of Safety Engineers has hailed OSHA for moving forward with the UN’s GHS program.The rule change by OSHA, if adopted as is now expected, would harmonize OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard with the UN Globally Harmonized System of … Continue reading

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