Is OSHA Hazard Communication Standard on “The Bucket List”?

Jack Nicholson once famously said, “The minute that you're not learning, I believe you're dead.” Nowhere is that more true than learning to comply with the OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Hazard Communications Standard. In this article, we’ll pay homage to the man who has been the epitome of cool for a generation and hopefully help you avoid “Anger Management” by [...]

2023-07-25T10:49:38-04:00February 14th, 2023|

Second Cal OSHA ETS Revision Goes Live January 14, 2022

The second round of revisions to the Cal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) will begin to be enforced on January 14, 2022. First enacted in November 2020, the Cal OSHA ETS regulations were designed to address the threat of COVID-19 in the workplace. What’s Unchanged with the Cal OSHA ETS Revision? Some things have not changed with the update.  The Cal OSHA [...]

2023-07-27T14:40:57-04:00January 12th, 2022|

OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) Deadline Looms

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a stay of the OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on January 13, 2022. The ruling effectively blocks federal enforcement of the OSHA ETS. The order does not affect enforcement by state agencies who chose to adopt the federal standards in their states. Barring a stay from the U.S Supreme Court the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will [...]

2023-07-27T15:10:37-04:00January 5th, 2022|

OSHA COVID-19 Enforcement is Now Prioritized

The United States Department of Labor (DOL), the federal agency that enforces OSHA law, has issued new OSHA enforcement guidance. The guidance is intended to be time-limited to the current COVID-19 public health crisis. Under the new guidance, OSHA has prioritized elimination and control of workplace exposure to SARS-Co-V-2, the cause of COVID-19. More about OSHA COVID-19 enforcement is discussed below. Updated OSHA COVID-19 Enforcement Strategy [...]

2023-07-28T13:36:06-04:00April 23rd, 2021|