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ASSE is committed to ensuring that any decision by federal or state government impacting the safety, health and environment of the workplace is based on good science and sound technology.
- ASSE Government Affairs Update 8.7.14
- ASSE Participates in OSHA Stakeholder Meeting on Emergency Response and Preparedness
- Executive Order Requires Fed Contractors to Disclose Safety and Other Labor Violations
- Rulemaking Process on OSHA Infectious Disease Standard Moves Forward
- MSHA Publishes Proposed Rule on Civil Penalties
- OSHA Makes Available Policy Background on Temp Worker Initiative
- OSHA Issues Directive on Communication Tower Safety
- Fiberdome Settlement Affirms General Duty Citation for Exposures Below OSHA PEL
OSHA has issued a memorandum on its Policy Background on the Temporary Worker Initiative to its regional administrators. From Tom Galassi, Director of Enforcement Programs, the memo was posted July 21 on the OSHA web site. Temporary workers has been a key initiative of OSHA this year, as the Agency’s web page on the issue indicates.Read More
Veto Bill Stripping Safety Consultants of Workers’ Comp Lawsuit Immunity, ASSE Tells Illinois Governor
A letter from ASSE President Kathy Seabrook on behalf of ASSE’s Illinois members urged Illinois Governor Pat Quinn to veto legislation (SB 3287) that would strip from independent safety consultants current immunity from lawsuits under the state’s workers’ compensation law. ASSE and its Illinois members also opposed the legislation before votes in the Illinois Senate and Assembly. [...]Read More
ASSE’s Government Affairs Committee met May 5-7 in Washington, DC, for the Committee’s annual Capitol Hill Visits, combining a Committee meeting with a day visiting key occupational safety and health agencies in which ASSE is a stakeholder and Congressional committee offices that impact occupational safety and health. (l to r) Bob Andrews, CoPA VP Jim [...]Read More
ASSE joined with 158 other Friends of NIOSH to urge leaders in both the Senate and House Appropriation Subcommittees on Labor, HHS, and Education to include in the Fiscal Year 2015 federal budget at least the Fiscal Year 2014 program level of $332.86 million for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). That funding level [...]Read More
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