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Posts Tagged 'OSHA'

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It's getting really hot out there

It’s getting really hot out there, with high temperatures in the upper 80s and a chance of storms in this week's forecast. Here are three messages from OSHA’s National Office about hot work environments, courtesy of Leslie Ptak, a compliance assistance specialist for OSHA's Madison office.

OSHA reports seven worker deaths in Wisconsin in first five months of 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reminds employers and employees to use extreme care and safety diligence in all work activities. In the first five months of 2019, five worker deaths have been reported to OSHA in Wisconsin, including two fatalities in construction.

Madison Area OSHA office is moving

The Madison Area OSHA Office is scheduled to move as of the end of April 22. The new address and phone number will be 1402 Pankratz St., Suite #114, Madison, WI 53704. All correspondence will be sent from the current address until the move is complete. The current office email will not change.

OSHA still operational during federal government shutdown

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is operating as normal during the partial federal government shutdown, according to the agency’s local director. Chad Greenwood, OSHA’s Madison office area director, shared the news during ABC of Wisconsin’s Safety Committee meeting on Jan. 16 at the Stevens Construction Yard Training Office in Cottage Grove.

Invest in safety: You will not regret it

If you fail to put safety measures in place at your business, you run the risk of losing everything you have spent so many years to build. That’s because one on-the-job accident can end up costing you a tremendous amount of money. So how can you keep your jobsite safe? ABC of Wisconsin is here to assist you in making sure that you and your workers are protected in the case of an incident/accident ...

Falls are still major safety issue in construction

After adding more than 30,000 jobs in January alone, the construction industry shows no signs of slowing down. With more workers comes more responsibility for safety. Falls from heights are still the leading cause of death in the private construction industry and lack of proper fall protection is the most frequently cited violation by OSHA ...

Silica dust standard likely here to stay

Since the new Respirable Silica Dust standard went into effect on September 23, 2017, an industry coalition (including ABC National) had already been developed with the intent to challenge OSHA and the new standard. Their efforts were focused on several topics – challenging that OSHA lacked enough evidence to prove that that there was a significant risk of silica disease at 50 μg/m3, and that the standard was technologically and economically infeasible. On Friday ...

OSHA’s deadline for Electronic Submission of Injury and Illness Rate is approaching

OSHA’s revised record keeping rules require certain high-risk establishments with 20 or more employees at each facility or business location to electronically file their injury and illness records on line. Since the construction industry falls under the high-risk category, ABC of WI would like to remind members that OSHA’s December 1st deadline for electronic submissions of injury and illness records is approaching ...

OSHA Launches Electronic Portal for Injury and Illness Records

On Aug. 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched the Injury Tracking Application, which is the web-based form employers can use to submit their injury and illness data. The launch comes right after OSHA closed the comment period on delaying the electronic reporting portion of the final rule

OSHA's Silica Standard & the Multi-employer jobsite

With OSHA’s New Silica Standard going into effect on September 23, 2017, many employers are in the fourth quarter scramble to get their affairs in order and compliant. However, on multi-employer jobsites, construction companies seem to have more questions than answers ...


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