More stories about OSHA

  • CCO Certified: 100,000 and Counting

    CCO certification reached a historic milestone last month when the 100,000th person to be certified through the nationally accredited program since its launch in April 1996 received his certification card.

  • Silica Dust Requirements for Construction Sites

    OSHA has proposed new more stringent permissible exposure limits for respirable silica dust on jobsites that the construction industry feels are overly stringent and unachievable.

  • Protecting Temporary Workers: Whose Responsibility is It?

    OSHA recently launched an initiative to protect temporary workers from jobsite hazards. Here is what concrete producers need to know.

  • OSHA releases new resources to better protect workers

    Tens of thousands of U.S. workers are sickened or die annually, from occupational exposures to hazardous chemicals used regularly in workplaces. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched two new resources to assist companies with worker safety.

  • OSHA’s Top 10 Violations for 2013

    Once again, Fall Protection tops the list of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s most-cited workplace safety violations. The presentation of the Top 10 was given before a crowded group of spectators today on the Expo floor at the 2013 National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

  • OSHA announces publication of proposed rulemaking for respirable silica in the Federal Register

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced that the notice of proposed rulemaking for respirable crystalline silica has published in the Federal Register.

  • Rugged Outfitters + Carhartt sweatshirt

    This Carhartt high-visibility, Class-3 sweatshirt combines visibility and warmth during cold-weather working conditions.

  • Jobsite Security

    A new precast erection tool helps protect installers.

  • NPCA Recognizes Menbers

  • Take a Breather

    In 2001, the “Survey of Respirator Use and Practices” gathered information on respirator use from 40,000 randomly selected U.S. establishments. It collected data on the types of respiratory protection workers used, types of respirator fit tests performed, and presence of substances that prompted...