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OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard in the Construction Industry

Falls cause one of every three construction worker deaths. These injuries and fatalities occur from falls from roofs, scaffolds, ladders, bridges and other work surfaces. None of the efforts to [...]

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It’s Getting Really Hot Out There

It’s getting really hot out there, with high temperatures in the upper 80's and a chance of storms in this week's forecast. Here are three messages from OSHA’s National Office about hot work [...]

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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 [...]

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Madison Area OSHA Office Is Moving

The Madison Area OSHA Office is scheduled to move as of the end of April 22. The current address is 4802 E. Broadway, Madison, WI 53716. The new address and phone number will be: 1402 Pankratz [...]

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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 [...]

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An In-Depth Look at OSHA’s Attempts at Electronic Recordkeeping and More

As 2018 moves along, so do things at the Department of Labor – but still pretty slowly. Here is the latest as of the end of October.

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2018 OSHA Changes Were Significant

Here are a few of the more important changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulatory environment in 2018.

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Invest In Safety: You Will Not Regret It

If you own or manage a construction company, you likely have a lot on your mind, from hiring employees to managing projects to paying bills. One thing that probably isn’t top on your list is [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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