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York Daily Record
York city, county work to save money$1 million annually. There are at least four departments from nearby boroughs
York city, county work to save money
York Daily Record / Posted 7 days ago
$1 million annually. There are at least four departments from nearby boroughs and townships that support the city, said David Michaels, city fire chief. He said he'd be open to considering a regional staffing model for cost savings. Even though... Read more
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Business Insurance
Firefighter safety rules draft to accommodate volunteersto finalize its proposal for consideration during a December meeting by NACOSH,
Firefighter safety rules draft to accommodate volunteers
Business Insurance / Posted 13 days ago
to finalize its proposal for consideration during a December meeting by NACOSH, which in turn will make a recommendation to David Michaels, assistant secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, on whether the agency should pursue a... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA looks to prune tree care standards to improve safety— usually because workers are not provided with the proper protective equipment
OSHA looks to prune tree care standards to improve safety
Business Insurance / Posted 13 days ago
— usually because workers are not provided with the proper protective equipment or trained on how to do the job safely, David Michaels, assistant secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, said at an informal stakeholder meeting to... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Higher OSHA penalties ahead, discounts on danger remainfor inflation. It was a loophole in the law that’s now been fixed. If Labor Sec
Higher OSHA penalties ahead, discounts on danger remain
ScienceBlogs / Posted 22 days ago
for inflation. It was a loophole in the law that’s now been fixed. If Labor Secretary Perez, however, is serious about leveling the playing field, he should work with OSHA chief David Michaels to address what CPR has called “OSHA’s Discount on Deat... Read more
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Salon.com
Rising temperatures hurt workers: Toiling away in heat can be dangerous, even fatalthis every year and every one of them is preventable,” said Assistant Secretary
Rising temperatures hurt workers: Toiling away in heat can be dangerous, even fatal
Salon.com / Posted 22 days ago
this every year and every one of them is preventable,” said Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels on a June 27 call with reporters. “We also know that in this current heat wave, workers are concerned about... Read more
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Business Insurance
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employersheard me say many times, our penalties are too low,” Assistant Secretary of Lab
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employers
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
heard me say many times, our penalties are too low,” Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels told attendees of the American Society of Safety Engineers annual conference in Atlanta on Tuesday. “We have a... Read more
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Business Insurance
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employersheard me say many times, our penalties are too low,” Assistant Secretary of Lab
Higher OSHA fines could deter all but largest employers
Business Insurance / Posted 27 days ago
heard me say many times, our penalties are too low,” Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels told attendees of the American Society of Safety Engineers annual conference in Atlanta on Tuesday. “We have a... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA hits auto parts maker for safety lapsesand eliminate serious hazards on the factory floor,” Assistant Secretary of Lab
OSHA hits auto parts maker for safety lapses
Business Insurance / Posted 28 days ago
and eliminate serious hazards on the factory floor,” Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels said in a statement. “The company also ignored its own corporate safety manuals and its safety manager’s... Read more
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Business Insurance
OSHA gears up for raft of safety guideline rolloutsin December 2015, will “hopefully” be released in December, Assistant Secretary
OSHA gears up for raft of safety guideline rollouts
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
in December 2015, will “hopefully” be released in December, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health David Michaels told attendees of the American Society of Safety Engineers annual conference in Atlanta on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Business Insurance
Call goes out for new generation of safety and health professionalssafety and health professionals — an effort that employers must be actively inv
Call goes out for new generation of safety and health professionals
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
safety and health professionals — an effort that employers must be actively involved in, according to stakeholders. David Michaels, assistant secretary of Labor for occupational safety and health, has tasked the National Advisory Committee... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
A puzzling OSHA regulatory agenda for last 6 months of Obama termquestion that popped into my mind was: The Obama Administration is coming to a
A puzzling OSHA regulatory agenda for last 6 months of Obama term
ScienceBlogs / Posted 1 months ago
question that popped into my mind was: The Obama Administration is coming to a close. Are these the topics that OSHA chief David Michaels’ thinks should be a priority for his successor? Then I asked myself: Won’t it be awkward for the director of... Read more

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