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OSHA Issues Regulatory Agenda

OSHA recently issued its long-awaited regulatory agenda.  The agenda is designed to provide stakeholders with notice of what major regulatory initiatives the agency is planning and the projected timetables for those initiatives. OSHA’s agenda is the first issued in several months by the agency and provides a glimpse into the regulatory priorities – in President … Continue Reading

OSHA Releases Fall Regulatory Agenda

On December 20, 2010, OSHA released its fall regulatory agenda, which sets forth the Agency’s current rulemaking priorities.  Over the last several months OSHA has been emphasizing the need to push forward on several regulatory inititatives.  OSHA rulemaking, however, can be painstakingly slow, and OSHA’s fall regulatory agenda reflects that. Of particular note, the issuance of a … Continue Reading

OSHA’s Regulatory Agenda Picking Up Steam

After issuing a flurry of new enforcement initiatives earlier in the year, such as the Severe Violator Enforcement Program and its memorandum administratively increasing civil penalties, OSHA seems to have shifted its focus a little back toward its regulatory program.  OSHA rulemaking often proceeds at a glacial pace, but in the last few months the Agency has issued two significant … Continue Reading

OSHA Releases Fall Regulatory Agenda: Focus is on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Airborne Infectious Diseases

OSHA has released its long-awaited Fall Regulatory Agenda.  The Regulatory Agenda lists the major rulemaking initiatives that the agency will be pursuing over the next 12 months.  The Agenda also provides a snapshot into the agency’s priorities, as we enter the second year of the administration of President Obama. Longstanding Rulemakings Remain on the Agenda Most … Continue Reading
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