OSHA's New Years Resolutions…Welcome to 2010

[tweetmeme] Some of the top issues employers may face from the new OSHA in 2010.

  1. Severe Violators Enforcement Program
  2. National Emphasis Program on recordkeeping
  3. OSHA Reform Legislation (e.g.,  “Protecting America’s Workers Act”)
  4. Combustible Dust Standard
  5. “Civil or Criminal?” is now “maybe both,” given the increased use of criminal penalties by both OSHA and MSHA
  6. Will MSHA reform legislation will become a model for more changes to OSHA
  7. Ergonomics under the current administration
  8. OSHA’s new enforcement initiatives
  9. Increased penalty amounts for all categories of violations
  10. Expansion of OSHA to public state and local workers 

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  1. Good stuff…i would also like to comment on the stress being put on OSHA Training


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