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OSHA’s Proposed Penalty Increases Disappear – Enforcement Budget Gets Bigger

The significant penalty increases that OSHA announced last fall aren’t happening after all. The increases in question were part of H.R. 5376 — the Build...

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OSHA is Getting Serious About Trench Safety

Noting an "alarming" increase in trench fatalities, OSHA has warned employers to prepare for trenching inspections. Enhanced Enforcement During the first six months of 2022, OSHA...

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Orr & Reno Attorneys Listed Among ‘The Best Lawyers in America’ – Three Selected “Lawyer of the Year”, Plus a “One to Watch”

Thirteen attorneys from the Concord law firm of Orr & Reno have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2023 edition of The...

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Who’s the Boss in a Multi-Employer Workplace?

As multi-employer workplaces grow in number, size, and complexity, the safety and other regulatory responsibilities of the primary (or “host”) contractor and multiple subcontractors can...

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Lead Exposure is on OSHA’s Agenda

OSHA wants to revise the standards for occupational lead exposure, as indicated in the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published at the end of June. The...

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