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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 http://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 […]
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 […]
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 http://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 […]
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Asset Management Knowledge TeamIn an effort to expand volunteer opportunities to those that may be interested in contributing to the Asset Management Committee, the committee has created an Asset Management Knowledge Team. Members of the Knowledge Team will commit to working on projects to share information with APWA members through working on projects such as […]