Occupational Safety and Health Administration

OSHA Fines to Jump 78% Effective Aug. 1
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OSHA Fines to Jump 78% Effective Aug. 1

Change in penalties implements 2015 law that adjusts current penalties for inflation Read more

3 Quick Ways to Get Into the New Silica Rule
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3 Quick Ways to Get Into the New Silica Rule

Pay extra heed to the table showing which practices will keep you out of trouble. Read more

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NARI Urges OSHA to Postpone Silica Rule NARI Urges OSHA to Postpone Silica Rule

A group of 25 industry associations have banded together to ask OSHA to rethink its far-reaching and costly silica dust proposal. Read more

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Take Heat Safety Seriously Take Heat Safety Seriously

Ignoring heat safety and its related illnesses could risk your employees' health and put your business at risk of thousands of dollars in fines. Read more

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Who Rules? EPA and OSHA Rules Regarding Lead Paint Who Rules? EPA and OSHA Rules Regarding Lead Paint

Educate yourself about each of agencies' rules on lead paint ó there are significant differences. Read more

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Fall Protection Fallout: OSHA's New Directive on Fall Protection

OSHA issues new rules for residential construction employers to follow ó but the language is unclear. Read more

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Creating a Safe Workplace

Web columnist Rick Provost helps educate remodelers about OSHA's rules and offices so that they can create a safer workplace. Read more

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