- No change in California misconduct complaints: Report
- Pennsylvania impairment evaluation process ruled unconstitutional
The state’s high court considered whether the General Assembly unconstitutionally delegated the authority to establish criteria for evaluating permanent impairment to the American Medical Association, which publishes impairment evaluation guides.
- OSHA proposes beryllium rule revision
OSHA has released a proposed beryllium rule that would modify standards for construction and shipyards, and said it will not enforce the current standards on these industries without further notice.
- Oregon OSHA cites contractor for multiple safety violations
- Vote on Pennsylvania opioid bill delayed
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives has postponed a vote on a bill that would limit injured workers’ access to prescription drugs like opioids.
- OSHA tackles workplace violence, temporary worker risks
A complaint and eventual settlement over workplace safety lapses at a Mississippi prison demonstrates how OSHA aims to encourage and require employers to take steps to mitigate workplace violence risk.
- Human behavior at center of workplace safety debate
Two philosophies aimed at reducing workplace injuries and fatalities — behavior-based safety and human and organization performance — are somewhat at odds with each other, but they have the same goal.