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OSHA reopens comment period on its proposal to revoke Arizona’s...

Washington — OSHA will reopen, for an additional 60 days, the comment period on its proposal to revoke Arizona’s State Plan status,...

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Truckers under 21: Registration opens for FMCSA pilot program...

Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is accepting applications for an apprenticeship pilot program that allows...

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Chemical Safety Board vows to increase transparency amid...

Washington — The Chemical Safety Board says it will resume providing updates on incident investigations to “provide important initial...

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Stroke risk related to shift work may linger, researchers...

College Station, TX — Adverse health effects of shift work – including increased risk of stroke – may persist even after workers resume...

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EPA seeks comment on revised draft risk evaluation for...

Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency is asking for public comment on a draft revised final risk evaluation that states...

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USDA to study whether faster poultry-processing line speeds...

Washington — Seeking to “best assess” the impact of increased line speeds on worker safety in poultry-processing plants, the U.S....

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EPA final rule includes TSCA amendments covering hazard...

Washington — The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final rule intended to ensure workers “have access to clear and consistent...

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New workers account for 35% of injuries, analysis of comp...

Hartford, CT — More than a third of work-related injuries occur during people’s first year on the job, according to a report from...

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MSHA offering $1M in safety grants

Arlington, VA — The Mine Safety and Health Administration is accepting applications until Aug. 23 for its Brookwood-Sago Mine Safety...

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Survey asks electrical workers about safety culture, responsibility...

Everett, WA — Although 97.5% of electrical workers recently surveyed agree that a strong workplace safety culture is vital to protecting...

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Steep rise in trenching deaths spurs enhanced enforcement,...

Washington — An “alarming rise” in trench-related worker deaths has prompted OSHA to launch “enhanced enforcement initiatives” and...

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NHTSA issues final rule on ‘underride’ guards for large...

Washington — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a final rule aimed at strengthening protections for drivers...

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