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Workplace Safety and Health Update - Week of June 29, 2015

  • June 30, 2015

We are pleased to bring you our Workplace Safety and Health Update. With experienced OSHA and MSHA attorneys located strategically throughout the nation, Jackson Lewis is uniquely positioned to serve all of an employer’s workplace safety and health needs.

House Subcommittee Slashes OSHA, MSHA Budgets; Bill Heads to Full Committee

A House of Representatives appropriations subcommittee has rejected President Barack Obama’s requests to hike the fiscal year 2016 budgets of two Labor Department regulatory agencies, while turning aside the Administration's request to cut funds for the federal health and safety research institute, proposing a sharp increase instead.

OSHA Launches 2015 Heat Illness Prevention Program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched its annual Heat Illness Prevention Program amidst a backdrop of soaring summer temperatures.

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