The Chief Inspector of Occupational Health & Safety, Tibor Szana has issued a Notice i.t.o. Section 27 of the OHS Act to all lifting machine operator training providers who hold certificates without an expiry date, that these certificates will only be valid until 17 January 2020. In effect the current certificates have been withdrawn with…
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) announced today that they have identified communities to be a part of assessments to examine human exposure to per and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). The communities are near current or former military installations. The assessments are expected to...
House Democrats Back Bill to Significantly Expand OSHA’s Coverage The proposed Protecting America’s Workers Act would expand OSHA coverage to state and local government employees in 25 states and expand it to include federal employees. Feb 14, 2019 U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney, a Connecticut Democrat and a member of the House Education and Labor Committee,...
On many worksites, tool tethering still means duct tape and twine—if anything at all. But when ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 (American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions) launched in the summer of 2018, it not only identified dropped object prevention as a best practice, it also defined exactly what it meant (spoiler alert: duct tape and...