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Workplace Safety and Health Update - Week of June 8, 2015

Workplace Safety and Health Update - Week of June 8, 2015
  • June 10, 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.

OSHA Clarifies Enforcement Guidance on Combustible Dust

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, responding to a request of the National Forest and Paper Association, has updated its compliance guidance on how inspectors are to evaluate accumulated levels of low bulk-density combustible dusts for enforcement purposes. 

NIOSH Seeks Comment on Proposed Miner Health Surveillance Study

Government health researchers are seeking comments on the paperwork requirements of their proposed program to assess the health status and disease burden among approximately 147,000 U.S. Metal and Non-Metal (MNM) workers and contractors, including workers in the stone, sand, and gravel mining sector.

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