News From: OSHA

by Brian Young | on May 26, 2020

Trump Makes Massive Cuts to Federal Regulations

Last week Trump signed Executive Order -13924, which would cut regulations that “impede economic recovery.” The move is part of a decades-long push by conservatives to drastically change...

by AFL-CIO | on May 18, 2020

AFL-CIO Sues OSHA Over COVID-19 Safety Standard

This morning, the AFL-CIO filed a petition for a writ of mandamus in the U.S. Court of Appeals to compel the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to issue an emergency temporary...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 26, 2020

Trump's OSHA Cuts: Fewer Inspections Less Training

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is warning that budget cuts could lead to fewer safety inspections in 2020. OSHA says that they have lost a lot of veteran inspectors due to...

by Guest Post | on Jan 17, 2020

IBEW Teams with OSHA to Keep Workers Safe

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Across the U.S., an ongoing shortage of inspectors at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is putting workers’ lives at risk...

by Guest Post | on Dec 19, 2019

Trump's OSHA: Fewer Investigations, More Deaths

The Trump administration has drastically cut back on OSHA enforcement activities and put working Americans at risk, according to a new report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2019

Trump's OSHA Cuts Put Workers at Risk

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department As the number of OSHA inspectors shrinks, enforcement action to safeguard workers is on the decline — at the same time that investigations...

by Guest Post | on Feb 20, 2019

Trump Repeals OSHA Safety Standards

This post was written by the IBEW. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has gutted an Obama-era rule that required employers to report on-the-job injuries and illnesses. The Trump...

by Brian Young | on Jul 30, 2018

Trump Permitting Workplace Accident Coverups

Late Friday, Trump continued his war against regulations at the Labor Department and OSHA. This time, he made it easier for big companies to hide accidents and injuries that happen on the job.

by Guest Post | on Jun 29, 2018

Beating the Heat While on the Job

It's that time of year again. The days get longer. The sun rides higher in the sky. And heat-related illnesses start claiming lives and sending working people to hospitals at alarming rates....

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2017

Radio Silence at OSHA

Since Trump got elected some drastic changes have been seen within government. Major policies have changed, officials have quit, and department priorities have changed. At OSHA, this policy change...

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