OSHA开启工业卡车标准修订评论期

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff An Occupational Safety and Health Administration Notice of Proposed Rulemaking outlines updates for design and construction requirements covering forklift and other industrial trucks running on internal combustion engine or electric power. A revised powered industrial truck standard for general industry and construction would reference applicable provisions of the most relevant national consensus…

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合成脱模剂

Company’s newest innovation for concrete forming and casting is Platinum 727, a synthetic release agent especially suited to structural members. Powered by proprietary, economical and eco-friendly Platinum technology, the low-odor agent yields superior concrete surfaces, holding even fine detail. The product complies with Environmental Protection Agency and Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines or rules for low volatile organic compound…

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ABC, Safety Coalition caution OSHA on vaccination and testing standard

Source: Associated Builders and Contractors, Washington, D.C. In a letter to Occupational Safety and Health Administration Acting Assistant Secretary James Frederick, the Construction Industry Safety Coalition outlined concerns related to the agency’s forthcoming Covid-19 vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which will apply to employers with payrolls of 100 or more per the White House’s Path Out of the…

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Workplace heat exposure rises on OSHA radar

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is initiating enhanced measures to protect workers better in hot environments and reduce the dangers of exposure to ambient heat. While heat illness is largely preventable and incidents widely under reported, thousands of workers are sickened each year by workplace heat exposure, agency officials contend. In…

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Equipment Distributors clarify “right to repair” distortions

An expansive White House order issued under the banner of “promoting competition in the American economy” presents 72 initiatives for more than a dozen federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission, which is encouraged to limit “equipment manufacturers from restricting people’s ability to use independent repair shops.” The order instructs the FTC chairman to consider working with colleagues to exercise…

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法庭一边是卡车司机,一边是OSHA告密者

资料来源:职业安全与健康管理局;CP员工伊利诺伊州北区美国地区法院批准了职业安全与健康管理局举报者调查的和解,该调查揭示了Advance Disposition Services Waste Midwest LLC如何报复一名报案工伤的司机,并提出了未维修卡车不安全操作的担忧。法庭…

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Underwriters support payment protections for TIFIA-funded project subs

位于华盛顿特区的美国担保与忠诚协会(Surety&Fidelity Association of America)援引参议员克里斯·范·霍伦(D-MD)和迈克·哈兹(R-SD)以及众议员斯蒂芬·林奇(D-MA)和特洛伊·巴尔德森(R-OH)的话说,他们提出了“通过保护我们的分包商和纳税人来促进基础设施建设法案”这项立法通过要求联邦政府资助的基础设施提供付款支持,为工人、供应商和承包商提供了必要的保护…

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奥莎rethinks coronavirus mitigation and prevention guidance

Sources: Occupational Safety and Health Administration; CP staff As employers approach one year of pandemic response measures, OSHA’s just-issued “Protecting Workers: Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of Covid-19 in the Workplace” provides updated recommendations plus reminders of existing safety and health standards. Among essential prevention program elements, the guidance recommends that employers:

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ANSI级眼部、面部保护

Domestically made, American National Standards Institute-certified RealShield attaches to a hardhat, cap or visor. While ANSI standards are what the Occupational Safety and Health Administration refers to as the “criteria for determining face shield acceptability,” adult and youth size RealShields are ANSI Z-87.1-2020 certified for eye and face protection. Both versions ship in retail packs of four or 50-unit bulk…

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