By Brent I. Clark, Adam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

iStock_000060649768MediumFederal 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
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By James L. Curtis, Mark A. Lies, II, and Craig B. Simonsen

In an announcement last week, OSHA noted that falls from elevation, accounting for 269 of the 775 construction fatalities recorded in 2012, continues to be a leading cause of death for construction workers.

Dr. David Michaels, The Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health
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