respiratory protection

By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

Warehouseman after accident at heightSeyfarth Synopsis: OSHA just updated its annual list of the top ten cited standards. The list provides a starting point for employers reviewing their own safety programs.

OSHA just announced the Agency’s annual listing of the “Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Standards.” OSHA’s release noted that,

By Meagan Newman

Salon owners may not be thinking about OSHA Hazard Communication training for their employees–and this would be a mistake. In recent months OSHA has issued a number of citations to beauty salons and manufacturers of hair straightening products containing formaldehyde alleging violations of the hazard communication standard. In a December 8, 2011

By Craig B. Simonsen

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has just published a “comprehensive step-by-step guide” intended for both employers and employees to help understand the OSHA’s respiratory protection standard (standard). The Small Entity Compliance Guide for the Respiratory Protection Standard is 124 pages of explanation including a sample program, checklists, and FAQs.