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OSHA Delays Enforcement of Beryllium Standard—Again

One day before it was scheduled to begin enforcing its 2017 standard to protect workers from exposure to beryllium, OSHA announced that it will delay enforcing many of the standard’s provisions.

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EPA Looks to Ban Methylene Chloride in Paint Removers

In an announcement, the EPA appears to indicate that it will finalize an Obama-era proposal that would ban methylene chloride in all consumer and most commercial paint- and coating-removal products.

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Fatal Trench Collapse Results in Citation of Contractor, Staffing Agency

OSHA has cited All Power Construction Corp. and staffing agency Labor Finders of Tennessee Inc. after a temporary employee installing sewer lines at an Alabama work site suffered a fatal injury in a trench collapse. All Power Construction Corp. faces $139,684 in proposed penalties and Labor Finders of Tennessee Inc. faces the maximum allowed $12,934 […]

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5 Steps for Successfully Managing Diversity

Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.

Fire Drills: Why, When, and How

Preparation is the key to effective response to workplace fires. Fire drills help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely. Fire drills play a very important role in workplace fire safety. Although OSHA does not require fire drills, it strongly recommends them.