Many commenters also support expanding the agency's definition of workplace violence.
"AAPA recognized the infrastructure project needs and funding concerns faced by America's ports," said Kurt Nagle, AAPA's president and CEO. "The capabilities to handle the mountains of freight that move through America's seaports each year require costly investments."
“Substantial new evidence” lead to the change.
The agency will administer $485 million to all 50 states.
Collection has grown far beyond incident data, and a comprehensive approach to connect all fire activity data is needed to ensure that departments work with data that truly accounts for the full picture of their activities.
The new collaborations are focused on advanced manufacturing, buildings, bioenergy, solar, fuel cells, geothermal, vehicles, water, and wind energy.
Included are far tougher new penalties for unsafe products, including jail time and new fines of up to $5 million per day instead of the current $5,000.
"Britain's new railway will carry over 300,000 people a day, improve connections between our great cities, free up space on our existing rail lines, generate jobs, and help us build an economy that works for all. But what will make HS2's reputation from day one will be its trains," Transport Secretary Chris Grayling said.
CDC has published preliminary data for 2016 in its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Three workshops on proposed airspace improvements will be held this week.
The money has been awarded to the NOVA Workforce Board.
The April 26 event is being presented in Wsahington, D.C., in collaboration with Stopdistractions.org, DRIVE SMART Virginia, and the National Safety Council.
"As we saw with the destructive windstorm that swept across our state in March, utility workers play an important role in power restoration efforts and in our everyday lives," Gov. Rick Snyder said. "I thank these hard-working men and women for working tirelessly to keep our communities powered and our residents safe."
Ryan Hill, MPH, has been appointed as director of the Western States Division.
Private health care accreditors don't make their survey reports and accompanying plans of correction publicly available. "We believe it is important to continue to lead the effort to make information regarding a health care facility’s compliance with health and safety requirements found in survey reports publicly available," CMS says in the proposed rule.
The board's final report also noted regulatory deficiencies were to blame.
The William Steiger Memorial Award winner is U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, who has led his colleagues in pushing for full funding for OSHA and has supported legislation to expand the number of workers OSHA covers and update its enforcement measures, as well as securing $110 million in federal resources for Cincinnati's NIOSH campus, according to ACGIH.
Carriers canceled 1.5 percent of scheduled domestic flights in February 2017.
A 60-year-old forklift operator died Nov. 21, 2016, while transferring building supplies from the company's warehouse to a customer's vehicle.
The agency released a special investigation report calling for changes in training and procedures for pilots.
The funding has been awarded to the California Employment Development Department as part of a National Dislocated Worker Grant.
It employs a novel, waterless soil-scrubbing technology that safely neutralized toxic chemicals simulating sarin, soman, and mustard agents.
The publication summarizes four major accident investigations.
There were 4,836 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2015.
To prevent this population of firefighters from developing hearing loss, the authors recommend enrolling all wildland firefighters in a hearing conservation program and that fire agencies maintain fire service-specific hearing loss prevention programs.
"Absent a nomination and confirmation of additional commissioners, the Commission will lack a quorum on July 1 when Chairman Svinicki's current term expires. This situation could severely inhibit the NRC's ability to execute its vital responsibility and hamper the nuclear industry," three leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee wrote in a letter to the president.
Upon confirmation as secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta will be expected to implement a "comprehensive agency reform plan" as specified by a March 13 executive order.
The automated laboratory diagnostic test being developed by Siemens Healthineers would produce an initial result in 58 minutes. The $8.9 million contract supports the development of the diagnostic test, manufacturing preparations, and clinical studies that could support its application for clearance from FDA.
The April 24 session will be available via a webcast. FMCSA wants to get information on the design, development, testing, and deployment of these vehicles, which "hold enormous potential benefits for safety, mobility, and sustainability," according to the agency.
Two law firms in New Orleans and Lafayette, La., that led the plaintiffs' case are slated to receive $87.7 million each if the proposed allocation is approved.