In November 2015, Congress enacted legislation requiring federal agencies to adjust their civil penalties to account for inflation. The Department of Labor is adjusting penalties for its agencies, including the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
The Longshoring and Marine Terminals: Fatal Facts Guidesheets have been developed to help employers and workers in the maritime cargo handling industry recognize and control the significant hazards commonly experienced in longshoring and marine terminal operations.
These are a few of the upcoming classes at the OSHA Training Center, that we want to highlight for the month of July.
OSHA Standards require all employees who work on scaffolds to be trained on scaffold hazard recognition and prevention. Workers must be trained by a qualified* person to recognize the hazards associated with the type of scaffold used and to understand the procedures to control and minimize those hazards.