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OSHA: Exercise Caution When Working During Extreme Temperatures

With temperatures soaring across the U.S., the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds glazing and other construction companies to protect workers during heat exposure, both indoors and out. Fabrication and manufacturing plants often deal with hot and muggy conditions … Continue reading

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OSHA Adopts Revised COVID-19 Enforcement Policies

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently adopted revised policies for enforcing its COVID-19 requirements. The new polices became effective May 26, 2020. OSHA is increasing in-person inspections at all workplaces. The new enforcement guidance reflects changing circumstances in which many non-critical … Continue reading

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How OSHA Says Companies Should Deal With COVID-19 in the Workplace

As U.S. companies face down the threat of COVID-19, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released input for how to prepare for and minimize impacts. Guidance was developed with the help of the U.S. Department … Continue reading

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Economic and Industry Implications of the Coronavirus Outbreak

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has created global unease as health officials in China and around the world work to contain the virus, which has killed more than 2,000 people. It’s still unclear how long the outbreak will … Continue reading

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OSHA Updates Amputation Prevention Standards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released an updated National Emphasis Program (NEP) instruction on amputations in December 2019 as part of efforts to identify and reduce amputation hazards in manufacturing industries. “Amputations are among the most severe and … Continue reading

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