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EMPLOYER ALERT, OSHA's new regulations

October 7, 2013, 10:59 am

By May 15th 2008, employers must be in compliance with a new Occupational Safety and Health Administration rule requiring employers to pay for their employees' personal protective equipment. Under the new rule, employers are required to provide all OSHA-required personal protective equipment at no cost to full- and part-time workers. This rule applies to only OSHA-required personal protective equipment. Employers are not required to pay for items that are not being worn for protection from workplace hazards.


Chronicling OSHA in 2007: Comparisons With the Rest of the World

October 7, 2013, 10:58 am

Although OSHA Administrator Edwin Foulke Jr. pledged to accomplish a laundry list of items by the end of his tenure, safety and health experts maintain the agency isn’t doing enough to serve its mission. With the European Union and the rest of the world taking the lead in adopting innovative approaches to safety and health, these experts fear OSHA is being left behind in the dust.


T W I C

October 7, 2013, 10:48 am

In this time of heightened security, all transportation workers need to become informed about the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC™).  You will need a TWIC card to gain unescorted access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) regulated facilities and vessels


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