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TOPICS COVERED

  • Combustible dust
  • Construction industry
  • Confined space
  • Cranes and derricks
  • Ergonomics
  • Fall protection
  • General industry
  • Hazard communication
  • Infectious diseases
  • Inspections
  • Lockout/tagout
  • Nanotechnology
  • Occupational health
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Process safety
  • Recordkeeping and posting
  • Safety and health standards
  • State programs
  • Training
  • Workplace safety

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Available twice-monthly and archived to 01.12.1999. Email summaries, providing the highlights and table of contents for each report, with URLs to full text articles and documents are also available.

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May 12
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May 12
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May 12
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April 28
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April 28
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April 28
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April 28
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Administration Lags on Safety Changes Years After Explosion
April 28
Court: Guidance Needs No Comment Period
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OSHA Proposes Updates to Equipment Rules
March 24
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March 24
Order on Contractor Compliance Proves Controversial
March 24
McDonald's Workers Complain of Lack of Protective Equipment
March 24
Report Finds Injury, Illness Contribute to Inequality
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March 24
Silica Guidelines for Asphalt Milling Would Cut Exposure
March 24
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March 24
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March 24
Union Pacific Ordered to Pay Engineer Who Reported Injury
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March 24
Death of Ontario Crane Worker Leads to C$125,000 Fine
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Group Begins Effort to Counter NLRB on Joint Employers
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Wastewater Utility Workers Take Precautions Against Ebola
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OSHA Outlines Mixture Compliance Duties
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Crane Operator Rule Revision Proposed
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OSHA Issues Safety Inspection Exemption List for 2015
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Railroad Safety Act Retaliation Action Permitted, Court Says
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Electric Power Safety Rule Lawsuit Settled, Dates Pushed Back
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March 10
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March 10
Firefighters Could Get Compensation for Illnesses
March 10
Tougher California Heat Standard Now in Effect
March 10
Fake Documents Don't Preclude Compensation
March 10
Nebraska Court Finds Worker Was Independent Contractor
March 10
Fatal Fall From Tower Leads to SVEP Designation, Fine
March 10
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March 10
Hair Salon Owner Charged After Firing Whistle-Blower
March 10
OSHA Action Urged as GOP Plans to Apply Review Act to Rules
March 10
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March 10
Reporting Rule Enforcements Raise Concerns
February 24
OSHA Seeks More Whistle-Blower Spending
February 24
Moure-Eraso Confirms Exit From CSB in June
February 24
Review Commission Appeals Fall to Lowest Number Since 2008
February 24
Small Business Owners Oppose Joint Employer Concept
February 24
EPA Says Anhydrous Ammonia Sometimes Mishandled
February 24
Working Hours at Apple Suppliers Worsening
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Silica Hazard Alert for Stone Countertop Industry
February 24
CSB Chairman: DuPont Leak Reveals Flawed Safety Culture
February 24
Official Says Reports Are Proof of Productivity
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Bill Would Grant Seven Days Of Annual Sick Leave
February 24
OSHA Rejects Arizona Fall Protection Rule
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California Heat Standard Could Boost Worker Protections
February 24
California Rule Would Require Workplace Violence Standard
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February 24