Patricia Poole

Patricia Poole

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OSHA Proposes Changes to its Recordkeeping Rules that Would Make Injury and Illness Data Available to the Public

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued proposed rules that would require certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness information to OSHA on a periodic basis. Encouraged by President...more

1/8/2014 - Bureau of Labor Statistics Compliance OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements Workplace Injury

EPA Adopts Updated Standards And Practices For Environmental Site Assessments; Forthcoming Proposed Rule Will No Longer Accept...

On December 30, 2013, EPA published a Final Rule providing that a prospective purchaser or tenant of contaminated property may use ASTM International’s recently updated version of its standard for environmental site...more

1/3/2014 - ASTM CERCLA Contaminated Properties Environmental Assessments EPA

OSHA Modifies Hazardous Communication Standard to Conform to UN GHS

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) modified its existing Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) (29 CFR 1919.1200) to conform with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of...more

9/26/2013 - Chemicals Classification Globally Harmonized System Hazardous Substances OSHA United Nations

OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard Update — Training Deadline for Employers is December 1

In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) modified its existing Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) (29 CFR 1919.1200) to conform with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of...more

9/25/2013 - Compliance Hazardous Communication Standard OSHA Training

U.S. Department Of Labor/OSHA Targets Oil and Gas

Preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries released on August 22, show a slight reduction in the number of fatal work injuries in 2012 compared with 2011....more

8/30/2013 - Bureau of Labor Statistics DOL Oil & Gas OSHA Workplace Injury

OSHA Will Issue A Rule on Crystalline Silica

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced a proposed rule aimed at curbing silica-related disease. After publication, the public will have 90 days to submit written comments,...more

8/30/2013 - Air Quality Standards OSHA Safety Precautions Workplace Injury

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