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U.S. Department of Labor

Over the past four years, stakeholders have hosted more than 3,000 events with more than 300,000 attendees in all 50 states. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today issued a final rule that provides employers with two new fit testing protocols for ensuring that employees’ respirators fit properly. Read more

Regulations

Manufacturing jobs jumped by 16,000 during the month, far exceeding consensus expectations. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor announced major milestones in the continuing effort to expand apprenticeships in the United States. Read more

Training & Human Resources

New standard to help in oil spill prediction, cleanup; DOL issues employers tool to understand mental health concerns; Publication of ISO 45001 handbook expected in 2019; DOE dedicates $20M to accelerate carbon capture, utilization Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

”The Women in Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Occupations (WANTO) grant program will award $1.5 million to community-based organizations to encourage women's employment in apprenticeship and nontraditional occupations. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is joining with occupational safety organizations for the 6th annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10, 2019. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The shale revolution is entering a new stage of maturity, and we must be prepared. These massive plants are on a construction scale we haven't seen in generations. Read more

Training & Human Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Superior Refining Company LLC - based in Superior, Wisconsin - for failing to control the use and release of highly hazardous chemicals after an explosion. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Hess has been recognized for climate change stewardship, achieving leadership status..., DOT issued a final rule expanding the department's drug testing panel..., State officials presented Domtar's Kingsport mill with a top safety award... Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Kaiser H. Chowdhry, an associate with the Washington D.C.-based law firm Morgan Lewis, describes the new "Anti-Retaliation" provision of the Electronic Recordkeeping Rule issued in May 2016. Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental