The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
Judge Makes Latest Move in Dispute with DOL Solicitor over Mine Act Provision. A dispute over a proposed settlement agreement in a case before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Commission has devolved into a tit-for-tat exchange between a Commission administrative law judge (ALJ) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of the Solicitor (SOL) over a provision of the Mine Act.
OSHA Issues Warning about Heat Illness. OSHA kicked off its annual Heat Illness Prevention Campaign by warning employers who fail to take precautions to protect employees from recognized heatstress hazards they could face citations under the agency’s general duty clause.
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