OSHA standards News

New OSHA Covid-19 Standard Covers Healthcare Employees Only

The Department of Labor has promulgated an emergency temporary standard (ETS) designed to protect healthcare workers but did not extend the rule to other high-risk employment such as manufacturing, grocery or high-volume retail as some labor groups had urged The …

OSHA Proposes 18 Changes to Safety Standards to Reduce Employer Costs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing 18 changes to the agency’s recordkeeping, general industry, maritime and construction standards. The agency estimates that proposed revisions could save employers an estimated $3.2 million per year. Among them are changes that …