2018 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

The Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Report, released today, shows the rate of fatal work injuries remained unchanged from 2017 to 2018. Data for calendar year 2019 is not yet available. Fatal Work Injury Rate (BLS.gov) Tragically, unintentional overdoses at work increased by 12 percent—the sixth consecutive annual increase and …

Asbestos Licensing Rules – What’s Coming

What does OAC Chapter 3745-22 cover? The rules in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) Chapter 3745-22 establish Ohio’s licensing, certification and approval requirements for business entities and individuals that are performing activities related to asbestos including contractors, training providers, supervisors, workers, inspectors and project designers. Why are these rules being sent out for Early Stakeholder Outreach? …

New Respirator Fit Protocols

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a final rule that provides employers with two new fit testing protocols for ensuring that employees’ respirators fit properly. The new protocols are the modified ambient aerosol condensation nuclei counter (CNC) quantitative fit testing protocol for full-facepiece and half-mask …

2019 Most Cited OSHA Violations

Some things don’t change… According to the OSHA Information System data from Oct. 1, 2018 to Aug. 15, 2019, Fall Protection again topped the list of most cited OSHA violations. The agency and Safety+Health announced Tuesday at the National Safety Council 2019 Congress & Expo, that this is the ninth consecutive year that Fall Protection – General Requirements …

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