The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
MSHA’s Final Dust Rule Draws Industry Ire. MSHA has released a new regulation, lowering the amount of permissible coal dust and forcing the use of new technology. The industry believes that the rule is neither justified nor feasible and will kill jobs.
General Duty Clause Use Could Increase, Attorney Warns. An appeals court decision upholding OSHA’s application of the general duty clause in the death of a SeaWorld trainer may embolden the agency to apply it more broadly, an industry lawyer says.
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