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OSHA Revises Eye & Face Protection Standards

Proposed updates would incorporate ANSI best practices.

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EPA Revises Hazardous Waste Export-Import Rule

Proposed enhancements to the oversight of hazardous waste shipments were published September, 2015.

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UN Releases 6th GHS Revision

Also known as The Purple Book, the standard is used around the world, and more than seventy nations have adopted at least part of it.

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MSHA Issues New Rule for Proximity Detection

Detection systems are used to help protect miners from being crushed or pinned in confined underground mine spaces.

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OSHA Revises Construction Rules for Confined Spaces

Rule affects general contractors and specialty-trade and employers involved in residential construction.

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OSHA Clarifies Report Requirements

OSHA overhauled record-keeping updates at the start of 2015.

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Canada Aligns to GHS

OSHA announced a continued partnership with Health Canada to align U.S. and Canadian regulatory approaches to labeling and classification requirements for workplace chemicals. The goal of the partnership is to implement a unified system allowing the use of one label and one Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that would be acceptable in both countries.

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OSHA and Canada Partner for Chemical Labeling System

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.

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OSHA Announces Confined Spaces Rule

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.

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Books That Shaped Work in America

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant movements, and power struggle of the populace.