Jesse Lawder

Jesse Lawder is the Special Assistant at U.S. Department of Labor.

56 articles by Jesse Lawder:

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OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

OSHA issued a final rule extending the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final rule published Aug. 9, 2010. Full story

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OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

OSHA schedules meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a meeting of the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health Nov. 6, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Full story

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OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance

OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety of workers. Full story

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$10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations

$10.6M in safety and health grants awarded to 78 organizations

OSHA awarded $10,687,000 million through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program to 78 nonprofit organizations. Full story

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OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting severe injuries

OSHA announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. Full story

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OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate

OSHA names new director of its Standards and Guidance Directorate

Dr. David Michaels has appointed Bill Perry as the new director of OSHA’s Directorate of Standards and Guidance, effective Aug. 24, 2014. Full story

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OSHA helps workers, employers beat the heat

OSHA helps workers, employers beat the heat

Every year, dozens of workers are killed by heat, and thousands more experience heat-related illnesses. Full story

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OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses

OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injury and illnesses

OSHA announced it will extend the comment period on the proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses to Oct. 14, 2014. Full story

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OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

OSHA schedules meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee Sept. 3-4, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Full story

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OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup

OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Temporary Workers Workgroup

OSHA has scheduled a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health’s Temporary Workers Workgroup. Full story

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Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards

Recent fatalities serve as a reminder to protect workers from demolition hazards

On June 20, a construction worker was trapped and killed when the last standing wall of a building under demolition collapsed on top of him. Full story

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OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency’s Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program

OSHA schedules informal meeting to discuss efforts to improve agency’s Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program

OSHA has scheduled an informal stakeholder meeting to gather information on how the agency can increase the effectiveness of its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory Program. Full story

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OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards

OSHA announces new interactive training webtool on identifying workplace hazards

OSHA released a new interactive training tool to help small businesses effectively identify hazards in the workplace. Full story

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OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup

OSHA to hold meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health temporary worker workgroup

OSHA has scheduled a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health’s Temporary Worker workgroup for May 9, 2014, in Washington, D.C. Full story

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Silica rulemaking hearings conclude

Silica rulemaking hearings conclude

Public hearings for the proposed crystalline silica rule concluded on April 4, and OSHA thanks all stakeholders for contributing their time, effort and expertise to the rulemaking. Full story

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OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

OSHA seeks nominations for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee

OSHA announced that nominations are being accepted for members to serve on the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee. Full story

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OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction

OSHA announces national stand-down for fall prevention in construction

OSHA announced a national safety stand-down from June 2 to 6 to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls. Full story

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OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers

OSHA releases new educational bulletin on injury recording requirements to help protect temporary workers

OSHA released a new educational resource that focuses on requirements for injury recording of temporary worker injuries and illnesses. Full story

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OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal

OSHA continues extensive public engagement on silica proposal

OSHA on Tuesday began holding public hearings for the notice of proposed rulemaking on occupational exposure to crystalline silica. Full story

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OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses

OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses

OSHA announced that it will extend the comment period to March 8, 2014 on the proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. Full story



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