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New FAQs Available on Controlling Silica in General Industry (from OSHA.gov)

OSHA posted new frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the standard for respirable crystalline silica in general industry. OSHA developed the FAQs in consultation with industry and union stakeholders to provide guidance to employers and workers on the standard's requirements, including exposure assessments, regulated areas, methods of compliance, and communicating silica hazards to workers. Visit OSHA's … Continue reading New FAQs Available on Controlling Silica in General Industry (from OSHA.gov)

OSHA Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls (from OSHA.gov)

Falls remain the leading cause of worker fatalities in the construction industry. Working with industry stakeholders, OSHA developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to raise awareness of common fall hazards in construction, educate employers and workers on fall prevention, and reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities. These resources include the National Safety … Continue reading OSHA Provides Compliance Assistance Resources to Protect Workers from Falls (from OSHA.gov)

OSHA Issues Final Rule to Protect Privacy of Workers (from OSHA.gov)

OSHA has issued a final rule that eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to submit information electronically from OSHA forms 300 and 301 to OSHA each year. These establishments are still required to submit information electronically from OSHA Form 300A. The final rule helps avoid the risk of publicly disclosing sensitive … Continue reading OSHA Issues Final Rule to Protect Privacy of Workers (from OSHA.gov)

APWA – Washington Report – February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019 To stay informed about happenings on Capitol Hill please be sure to follow APWA Government Affairs on Twitter @APWAGOVAFFAIRS and check Advocacy News on www.apwa.net. LATEST NEWS APWA Public Policies for 116th Congress • On January 30, the APWA Board of Directors approved public policy statements to guide APWA’s U.S. advocacy efforts … Continue reading APWA – Washington Report – February 4, 2019

APWA’s Public Policy Priorities for the 116th Congress

APWA’s Public Policy Priorities for the 116th Congress On January 30, 2019, the APWA Board of Directors voted to approve updated Public Policy Priority documents for the 116th Congress. In case you are unfamiliar, APWA’s Public Policy Priorities are identified, agreed upon, and circulated documents that succinctly explain what is most important to APWA members … Continue reading APWA’s Public Policy Priorities for the 116th Congress

APWA – Washington Report – January 28, 2019

January 28, 2019 To stay informed about happenings on Capitol Hill please be sure to follow APWA Government Affairs on Twitter @APWAGOVAFFAIRS and check Advocacy News on www.apwa.net. LATEST NEWS Short-Term Deal Reached to Reopen Federal Government • On Friday, the House and Senate passed a three-week continuing resolution (CR) to end the partial government … Continue reading APWA – Washington Report – January 28, 2019

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