Seyfarth Synopsis: This week we are attending the ABA Workplace and Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee Midwinter Meeting in San Diego, California. The meeting includes representatives from the U.S. Department of Labor, includingContinue Reading Report From the Final Day of The 2023 ABA OSHA/MSHA Law Conference
Seyfarth Synopsis: Powered Industrial Trucks (forklifts) are the focus of a new OSHA Regional Emphasis Program (REP). The program covers Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota—the federal-OSHA states in Region 8.
As we noted in a previous blog…Continue Reading OSHA Continues to Target Employers who Utilize Powered Industrial Vehicles with New Regional Emphasis Program
An Administrative Law Judge has held that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC) “may have authority under the Occupational Safety and Health Act” to order abatement measures sought by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration beyond the specific violations OSHA identified in its citations. Secretary v. Central …
Continue Reading OSHRC Law Judge Orders Trial on Enterprise-Wide Hazard Abatement for Powered Industrial Trucks Standard
Federal OSHA has recently revised and re-published its “General Industry Digest” (Digest). OSHA 2201-08R 2015.
The Digest gives an overview of OSHA’s general industry standards to aid employers, supervisors, workers, and safety and health professionals in achieving compliance.
The Digest provides summaries of the “standards…
Continue Reading OSHA Updates “General Industry Digest”
As most employers are aware, OSHA inspections typically involve a request for the employer to produce certain documents. In many cases, employers are unsure of what documents the compliance officer is entitled to see and copy. Employers can also be unsure of how long to retain certain documents required under OSHA.
Continue Reading OSHA-Related Documents: Creation And Retention