OSHA News


OSHA Resumes Regular Enforcement in Texas and Louisiana

DALLAS, TX – On Oct. 10, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which had ceased most programmed enforcement actions following Hurricane Harvey, resumed normal enforcement throughout Texas and Louisiana. Following Hurricane Harvey, OSHA provided compliance assistance and outreach to employers and workers in a number Read the full article…

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OSHA’s Final Rule on Tracking Workplace Injuries

In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the Read the full article…


OSHA Alliance to Promote Safe Practices in the Polyurethane Industry

WASHINGTON, DC – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) established a two-year alliance today to raise awareness of how workers are exposed to diisocyanates, and promote safe practices for their use in the polyurethane industry. Isocyanates are raw materials used to make polyurethane products, such as insulation, Read the full article…