OSHA Final Rule Revises Requirements in Safety and Health Standards

05/19/2019 - Posted in Safety and OSHA byronlee Comments (0)

As part of OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project, OSHA has issued a final rule that revises 14 provisions in the recordkeeping, general industry, maritime, and construction standards that may be confusing, outdated, or unnecessary.

The revisions are expected to increase understanding and compliance with the provisions, improve employee safety and health, and save employers an estimated $6.1 million per year.

This is the fourth rule under OSHA’s Standards Improvement Project (SIP-IV).

GBCA and AGC Host Susan Harwood Grant Fall Protection Seminars

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On May 16 and 17, GBCA and AGC of America hosted two free one-day fall protection training seminars. Over 100 people attended the seminars over the two days.

The seminars were based on OSHA standards and best practices to answer the need for quality training within the industry. The second day included a “Train the Trainer” component. They were funded by the Susan Harwood Grant, administered by AGC.

GBCA Safety Toolbox Talk: May 20, 2019

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In May, GBCA will continue providing resources in support of OSHA’s Focus Four Campaign. This month, the focus is on fall protection. Click below to download Toolbox Talks on avoiding falls in the job site:

We have two Toolbox Talks from OSHA!