OSHA Extends Certification Deadline for Operators of Cranes in Construction

OSHA is delaying its deadline for employers to ensure that operators of cranes in construction are certified by one year until November 10, 2018. OSHA is also extending its employer duty to ensure that crane operators are competent to operate a crane safely for the same one-year period. This one-year extension provides additional time for […]

Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018 Features Low-Cost OSHA Safety Classes in California and Nevada to Promote Safer Workplaces

The OSHA Training Institute Education Center is hosting Pacific Coast Safety Fest 2018, a low-cost occupational safety and health training event, on March 6-8, 2018, in California and Nevada. The San Francisco Bay Area event, sponsored by Region IX OSHA and Cal/OSHA, is being held in Dublin, California, while the Las Vegas Area event, sponsored […]

OSHA and NAWIC Renew Alliance to Protect Safety and Health of Female Construction Workers

OSHA and the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) have renewed an ongoing alliance to continue promoting safe and healthful working conditions for female construction workers. The five-year alliance will focus on hazards of particular concern to women in the construction industry, including personal protective equipment selection, sanitation and workplace intimidation and violence. Alliance […]

OSHA Highlights Whistleblower Protection Programs

OSHA’s Whistleblower Protection Programs enforce the whistleblower provisions of more than twenty federal whistleblower statutes protecting employees who report violations of various workplace safety and health laws related to airline, commercial motor carrier, consumer product, environmental, financial reform, food safety, health insurance reform, motor vehicle safety, nuclear, pipeline, public transportation agency, railroad, maritime, and securities. […]

OSHA Launches Injury Tracking Application to Facilitate Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Records by Employers

New employer requirement to electronically submit injury and illness data is highlighted by the OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District Dublin, CA December 4, 2017 (via PRWeb) The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, the only authorized OSHA Training Institute Education Center headquartered in Northern California, has announced the […]