Last week, EHS Today Magazine ran our article in which we delve into more detail about OSHA’s amended Hazard Communication Rule (“HazCom”), and the integration of the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (“GHS”). Check out the full article here, in which we detailed 10 important things employers need
OSHA Forecast – Top 5 OSHA Developments to Look Out For In 2012
By Eric J. Conn and Amanda R. Strainis-Walker
As the clock winds down on 2011, a truly remarkable year of OSHA enforcement, it is time to think about 2012. Notwithstanding the fact that 2012 is an election year, and much of OSHA’s rulemaking activities will be shelved until the day after the election, 2012 is…
OSHA Targets Manufacturers, Nursing Care Facilities, and Chemical Plants
By Eric J. Conn
What do manufacturers, nursing homes, and chemical companies have in common? They all represent industries receiving special enforcement scrutiny from today’s OSHA.
OSHA is targeting manufacturers under a major Recordkeeping Enforcement National Emphasis Program (Recordkeeping NEP). OSHA launched the Recordkeeping NEP at the end of 2009, originally selecting inspection targets across