Final Rule to Update General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards
Falls from heights and on the same level (a working surface) are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. OSHA has issued a final rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems to better protect workers in general industry from these hazards by updating and clarifying standards and adding training and inspection requirements
  • 17 November 2016
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs Updated
Recommended Practices for Safety and Health Programs updated for first time in 30 years.
  • 19 October 2016
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Temporary Worker Safety

Staffing Agencies and their clients are jointly responsible for worker safety.

  • 4 May 2016
  • Author: Ascent Admin
  • Number of views: 1412
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OSHA announces final rule for Silica Dust
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a final rule to improve protections for workers exposed to respirable silica dust. The rule will curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers by limiting their exposure to respirable crystalline silica.
  • 24 March 2016
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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Silica final rule expected February 2016
OSHA’s fall 2015 semiannual regulatory agenda projects that the final rule for occupational exposure to crystalline silica, which has been in development for more than 15 years, will be completed in February 2016.
  • 11 February 2016
  • Author: Ascent Admin
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