Occupational Health & Safety


Enforcement

  • AIHA Wants NIOSH to Recommend E-Cigarette Limits

    Eleven congressional Democrats, including the HELP Committee

    Comments submitted Sept. 15 by Christine A.D. Lorenzo, CIH, the association's president, ask NIOSH to either include e-cigarettes in the definition of smokeless tobacco in its draft Current Intelligence Bulletin or to provide recommendations for limiting their use in indoor workplaces.

  • OSHA Changes Enforcement Stance on Communication Towers

    According to OSHA

    A new directive has been issued that replaces a March 2002 directive. The new one applies to all work activities on communication towers that involve the use of a personnel hoist -- not just new towers.


News & Articles


Videos

  • Labor Department Centennial Video

    You would be amazed to learn what you never knew you never knew about the history of the U.S. Department of Labor. Spend just six minutes with this fantastic 2014 video, produced in conjunction with our centennial, to discover how the department was created, meet all the labor secretaries, get a glimpse of our legislative history, and appreciate the many and important things we do for workers across the nation.

  • School Bus Safety

    Lt. Ray Robinson and Trooper John McFarland of the Tennessee Highway Patrol discuss school bus safety inspections and also the critical incident response team’s response to serious school bus accidents in this new video from the highway patrol.

  • Cleaning the Jack Beal Murals in the Frances Perkins Building

    This U.S. Department of Labor video posted in June 2012 shows art restoration experts cleaning on large murals that have decorated the lobby of the DOL headquarters building in Washington, D.C., since the late 1970s. They depict the history of work in America up until that time.


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