Multiple facilities on Long Island, NY that manufacture wipes used to make home and personal care products has been cited by OSHA after an employee allegedly suffered a hand amputation in a fabric-softener sheet-cutting machine.
We explore how US DOT, EPA, and OSHA use the word hazardous to describe what they regulate, and why one definition just isn't enough.
On July 15, the Virginia Safety and Health Code Board passed the Emergency Temporary Standard, Infectious Disease Prevention, to take effect July 27, 2020. Virginia employers must now "provide all employees with job-specific COVID-19 education and training."
New Mexico has issued guidance for employers reopening their businesses in the Land of Enchantment, requiring them to provide training for all employees on best practices to protect staff and customers from COVID-19.
Kentucky’s Healthy at Work provisions, effective as of July 10, 2020, require reopening businesses to meet minimum requirements, including providing COVID-19 education and training for “all individuals, including employees, temporary employees, contractors, vendors..."
As part of Illinois’ Phase 4 (Revitalization Plan) to reopen the State, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity issued COVID-19 related training requirements for all employers.
A revised checklist issued in Texas requires training for all employees and contractors on how to protect themselves and others from COVID-19 infection and prevent community spread of the virus.
The Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development now requires employers in the state to provide training related to COVID-19.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has issued an executive order to require all businesses to provide COVID-19 training for employees who must leave their homes to perform their job duties.
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development recently provided specifics about COVID-19 training employers are required to provide for workers.
This report answers two common questions concerning the hazardous waste manifest: "Is training required for person who sign the manifest?" and "If so, what training is required?"