The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
OSHA Issues Enforcement Guidance for HazCom Compliance on Mixtures. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has backed up its pledge, made in November, not to cite manufacturers or importers, including product formulators, if they are unable to develop hazard communication program materials for chemical mixtures in compliance with the agency’s revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) by the June 1, 2015, deadline.
MSHA Issues Clarifications to Civil Penalty Proposal. Responding to concerns raised by stakeholders, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has clarified the negligence and gravity classifications in the agency’s proposed rule to amend its civil penalty procedures. 80 Fed. Reg. 7393.
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