OSHA Penalties to Increase With Inflation — After 25 Years

We recently wrote about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s new rules on inhalable silica, which will take effect in June. By August, another important change in OSHA enforcement will also take place – one that any company regulated by OSHA needs to be aware of. For the first time in more than 25 years, […]

Construction Industry Note: New OSHA Rule Gets Tough on Workplace Silica

By Carol L. O’Riordan Any company that is in the construction industry needs to be aware of a new rule on occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica that was just issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). On March 25, 2016, OSHA set forth its long-awaited final rule setting tougher standards for occupational […]