OSHA Priorities for 2015

OSHA has just published its’ list of priorities for the coming year 2015, Among its’ top priorities….

  • Wages for Open Range Herding and Livestock Occupations
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Chemical Management and Permissible Exposure Limits (PELs)
  • Process Safety Management and Prevention of Major Chemical Accidents
  • Shipyard Fall Protection–Scaffolds, Ladders and Other Working Surfaces
  • Communication Towers
  • Emergency Response and Preparedness
  • Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica
  • Occupational Exposure to Beryllium
  • Amendments to the Cranes and Derricks in Construction Standard
  • Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain Accurate Records of Each Recordable Injury and Illness
  • Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards Eye and Face Protection
  • Confined Spaces in Construction
  • Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems (Slips, Trips, and Fall Prevention)
  • Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses
  • Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines; Limited Reopening of the Record
  • Exposure of Underground Miners to Diesel Exhaust
  • Examination of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
  • Respirable Crystalline Silica
  • Proximity Detection Systems for Mobile Machines in Underground Mines
  • Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act: Transmission of Documents and Information

Read the complete list with details here.

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