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ROI of Third Party Inspections & Audits
Routine workplace inspections and audits are essential in preventing incidents, injuries and illnesses and play...
Conducting Effective Hazard Assessments
Often during inspections, audits, or accident investigations, we encounter nonexistent, inadequate or inaccurate hazard assessments....
Evaluating Workplace Health Exposures
Under the OSH Act, employers are required to identify and evaluate health hazard(s) in their...
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Due December 15, 2017
In May 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a rule entitled "Improve...
Process Safety Management
Highly hazardous chemicals such as toxics, reactives, flammable liquids and gases are used in many...
Protecting Temporary Workers
Hiring temporary workers on job sites is a very common and financially beneficial practice. However,...
Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule
OSHA has recently released an update to its standard on walking-working surfaces in general industry....
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite
March 6, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities...
U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees...
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite
March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South...
U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee
March 1, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating...

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EPA News

- Region 01

BOSTON – On Monday February 24th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a public information meeting on the agency's involvement in a 3.7 mile stretch of the Lower Neponset River.

- Headquarters, Water (OW)

WASHINGTON (Feb. 21, 2020) — Yesterday, the U.S.

- Region 03

PHILADELPHIA (February 19, 2020) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the 2018 Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis with TTM Technologies, Inc., at an event in Sterling, Virginia, Feb.

Chemical Safety Board News

CSB's 2021 Budget Request

Statement from CSB Interim Executive Kristen Kulinowski on the CSB's Incident Reporting Rule

The CSB is deploying a team to investigate the fire event at a gas well in Burleson County, TX, that occurred on Thursday January 30, 2020.

CSB is sending investigators to today’s fatal incident at the Watson Grinding and Manufacturing Facility in Houston