OSHA

Is a General Contractor Responsible For a Subcontractors’ Safety Mistake?

OSHA seems to be highly predictable when issuing citations on a large multi-employer jobsite. They tend to cite both the offending subcontractor and the general...

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Federal Heat Stress Standards Are On The Horizon

US House Democrats released a bill in early July that, if passed, would direct OSHA, over the next two years, to develop federal standards on...

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Changes to NH Public Employee Safety and Health Laws

The federal Occupational Safety & Health Act (“OSH Act”) does not apply to state employees.  In an effort to address this perceived “safety void,” House...

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Acosta is Out, Scalia is Nominated – Will the DOL Actually Get Something Done This Year?

July was an eventful month at the Department of Labor. Other than the departure of DOL Secretary Alex Acosta on July 9 and the nomination...

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The Departure of Scott Mungo: Will Lack of Leadership Affect OSHA’s Effectiveness?

Scott Mungo recently withdrew his name from consideration as the nominee for Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA at the Department of Labor. It had...

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