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EPA Announces National Enforcement Initiatives for Coming Years

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Source of article: EPA, 18 February 2016

“The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its seven National Enforcement Initiatives for fiscal years 2017-2019, which focus on national pollution challenges where EPA’s enforcement efforts will protect public health. For the next cycle starting on October 1, 2016, EPA will retain four of its current …

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How to Address OSHA’s Big 4 Hazards in Your Workplace

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The Big Four hazards are: Falls; Electrocutions; Caught in or between; and Struck by.  Because of the fatal consequences posed by these hazards, the Occupational Safety and Health’s (OSHA) focus serves as a good reminder to address these in your own operations.

To prevent falls: Be diligent when it comes to working in personnel …

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Administrative court sets precedent, allowing request for enterprise-wide hazard abatement by employer to proceed to trial

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News Release, U.S. Department of Labor, December 23, 2015

Background:  An Administrative Law judge has decided that the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission may have authority under the Occupational Safety and Health Act to order abatement measures sought by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration beyond the specific …

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