The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
New High Reached in MSHA Discrimination Complaint Filings. The number of discrimination complaints MSHA has filed on behalf of miners reached a new high last year.
Consider Non-Regulatory Alternatives, Small Business Panel on Infectious Diseases Tells OSHA. A majority of representatives on a small business panel convened by OSHA to hear their views on a potential OSHA infectious diseases rule questioned the need for such a rule, but said that if OSHA proposes a regulation for healthcare and related workers, it should consider risk on a sector-by-sector basis and tailor the rule accordingly.
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