The Senate approved a human prescription compounding bill (H.R. 3204) Monday by voice vote, sending it to President Obama for his signature. The bill had been in the works since last year, when a meningitis outbreak from...more
On April 17, 2013, the West Fertilizer plant, owned by Adair Grain, Inc., exploded, killing at least 14 and injuring hundreds more. Although months have passed since the explosion, many questions remain. ...more
If OSHA pays you a visit anytime in the next few months, you can expect that they will also look at egress issues at your workplace. In June 17th's edition of OSHA's Quick Takes, OSHA issued the following...more
Escalating Enforcement by MSHA of Prohibition against Advance Notice of Inspection -
Section 103 of the Federal Mine Safety Act requires the Secretary of Labor to conduct frequent inspections and investigations at...more
OSHA has issued a new memorandum regarding the use of temporary workers. See, April 29, 2013 memorandum from Richard Fairfax.
The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) has announced that inspectors will be conducting safety inspection blitzes on “Slips, Trips and Falls (ladder safety and fall protection hazards)” in February/March of this year, focusing...more