Fed-OSHA cites Florida construction contractor for fall hazards

A Jacksonville roofing company has been cited by Fed-OSHA for having laborers work on roofing projects without safety protection. Fed-OSHA issued two willful citations for failing to have workers wear eye protection while using a nail gun and for exposing workers to potential falls over 13 feet high by not giving them fall protection. The […]

Carbon monoxide sickens 4 at KC home; Fed-OSHA investigating

Four construction workers were taken to a hospital early Monday after becoming sick from carbon monoxide at a Kansas City home. The workers were in the basement of the home, working to repair a leaking pipe. Fed-OSHA is investigating. KMBC (Kansas City, Mo.)

Fed-OSHA cites Wisconsin bread maker

Bread maker Joseph Campione Inc., has been cited for five safety violations after a worker was seriously injured on a machine that allegedly was not properly guarded. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Proposed regulations target fatal disease that remains daily risk for many workers

Over two million American workers are exposed to silica dust in industries like construction, mining, road repair and sand blasting. Fed-OSHA is now pushing for tougher limits on how much silica dust they can be exposed to in the workplace. But the proposed rules will come too late for many workers who’ve already contracted the […]

Fed-OSHA delays full enforcement of confined spaces in construction standard

Except for training, the construction industry will have a two-month respite from full enforcement of the new confined spaces in construction standard, provided employers can demonstrate to the satisfaction of Fed-OSHA that they are making good faith efforts to comply with the new rule. National Law Review