Tag: Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

Eliminate the Dust: Complying With the New Silica Standard

A seasoned safety compliance expert explains what home builders need to know regarding the new silica rule and how to avoid fines.

Continue Reading »

OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

OSHA Proposes to Delay Deadline for Electronic Injury Reporting

OSHA is proposing to delay to Dec. 1 the date by which certain employers are required to electronically submit workplace injury information from 2016.

Continue Reading »

Congress Moves to Overturn OSHA Recordkeeping Clarification Rule

NAHB Chair Granger MacDonald issued the following statement regarding the joint resolution of disapproval introduced in the House today.

Continue Reading »

Form 300A Posted? OSHA’s Asking

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on February 14, 2017 2 Comments
Form 300A Posted? OSHA’s Asking

Just a reminder: Employers were required by Feb. 1 to post OSHA Form 300A, which summarizes the job-related injuries and illnesses that occurred in the previous year. The form must be posted until April 30 per Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordkeeping mandates, and displayed in a common area where notices to employees are usually posted. […]

Continue Reading »

Find It and Fix It … Before OSHA Does

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on November 28, 2016 2 Comments
Find It and Fix It … Before OSHA Does

Jobsite inspections are a key component of any safety and health program. The responsibility of identifying and correcting hazards extends to every supervisor and worker at the company.

Continue Reading »

Webinar Explains How to Comply with Final Crystalline Silica Rule

Home builders who are interested in learning more about their obligations under the new standard, as well as their compliance options, can take advantage of a new webinar that offers a comprehensive overview of the final rule and related compliance requirements.

Continue Reading »

Summer Safety Campaign Heats Up

Filed in Education, Labor, Safety and Health by on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
Summer Safety Campaign Heats Up

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently kicked off its summer campaign to help educate workers about the dangers of working in the heat. The upshot: The dangers are real.

Continue Reading »

NAHB, OSHA Settle Litigation on Confined Spaces Rule

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on May 25, 2016 4 Comments

The settlement clarifies that the rule has very limited application in the residential home building industry.

Continue Reading »

OSHA Announces New Recordkeeping Rule Regs

OSHA Announces New Recordkeeping Rule Regs

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Wednesday announced issuance of its final electronic recordkeeping rule, and NAHB continues to have concerns.

Continue Reading »

National Safety Stand-Down Kicks off May 2

Filed in Labor, Safety and Health by on April 25, 2016 0 Comments
National Safety Stand-Down Kicks off May 2

To promote and encourage fall prevention safety measures, OSHA is encouraging employers to participate in the annual National Safety Stand-Down (May 2-6) by setting aside time during the workday to focus on preventing falls through talks, demonstrations and training sessions.

Continue Reading »

Advertisement