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Improved heat safety app now available

Just in time for the summer spike in temperatures comes an updated app to help employees stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The free app was originally issued by OSHA and has been redesigned by OSHA and the National Institute for Occupationa…
Blog  Archive Just in time for the summer spike in temperatures comes an updated app to help employees stay safe when working outdoors in hot weather. The free app was…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/improved-heat-safety-app-now-available/

Breaking: OSHA delays July 1 injury and illness reporting deadline

On May 17, OSHA announced that it has delayed the July 1 filing deadline for injury and illness electronic reporting.
Blog  Archive On May 17, OSHA announced that it has delayed the July 1 filing deadline for injury and illness electronic reporting. The new filing deadline has yet to be …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/breaking-osha-delays-july-1-injury-and-illness-reporting-deadline/

EHS on Tap: E22 What's on the horizon for OSHA's lockout/tagout rule?

Servicing and maintaining equipment is dangerous business, causing up to 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities, including electrocution, burns, crush injuries, cuts, lacerations, amputations, and fractures, each year. Under the new administration, can we exp…
Blog  Archive Servicing and maintaining equipment is dangerous business, causing up to 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities, including electrocution, burns, crush injuries, cut…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/ehs-tap-e22-whats-horizon-oshas-lockouttagout-rule/

Breaking: Recordkeeping 'Volks' rule overturned by Congressional Review Act

For the first time since the ergonomics rule was overturned by using the Congressional Review Act during the last days of the Clinton administration, yesterday, the Senate voted 50-48 to adopt H.J. Res 83, overturning OSHA’s rule “Clarification of Emp…
Blog  Archive For the first time since the ergonomics rule was overturned by using the Congressional Review Act during the last days of the Clinton administration, yesterday,…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/breaking-recordkeeping-volks-rule-overturned-congressional-review-act/

OSHA pursuing fatality inspections in nation’s heartland

OSHA has initiated an unusually high number of inspections in the country’s midsection over the past several months. What are inspectors looking for, and what are they finding? The agency has launched 12 fatality inspections in Kansas, Missouri, and Ne…
Blog  Archive OSHA has initiated an unusually high number of inspections in the country’s midsection over the past several months. What are inspectors looking for, and what…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/osha-pursuing-fatality-inspections-nations-heartland/

Lawmakers introduce measure to strengthen OSH Act

The fact that the top job at OSHA remains unfilled has not deterred house Democrats from seeking to amend the act that establishes job safety laws in the U.S. Get the latest information here.
Blog  Archive The fact that the top job at OSHA remains unfilled has not deterred house Democrats from seeking to amend the act that establishes job safety laws in the U.S. …
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/lawmakers-introduce-measure-strengthen-osh-act/

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