Category: Regional news

Respirators are needed in many industries.

New proposal from OSHA on respirators

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking. In a press release, the safety agency stated it was introducing two quantitative fit-testing protocols to the current Respiratory Protection Standard. Read More »

OSHA is looking to update fall safety rules at shipyards.

OSHA may update shipyard safety rules

At the beginning of September, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a Request for Information. The agency is considering updating its rules and safety standards pertaining to shipbuilding, shipbreaking, repair or any other type of work at a shipyard. Read More »