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OSHA’s Penalties Continue Their Climb In 2024
At the beginning of 2023, the Biden Administration made additional changes to its enforcement policies with the stated intent to increase overall penalties for violations of its regulations. In essence, the instance-by-instance changes are designed to have each alleged violation itemized in a citation so that the maximum penalty for each one can be applied.
It’s Time to Meet Your OSHA Posting and Reporting Requirements
Just like clockwork, the start of a new year brings two important Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recordkeeping requirements that printing operations must be aware of and comply with if they qualify. They involve the completion, posting and submission of certain separate, but related, recordkeeping forms. The two dates that are key are February 1 and March 2.
The Alliance Joins Comments Opposing California Prop-65 Changes
On October 27, 2023, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) issued a Notice of Proposed Rule Making to amend the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, better known as Prop-65. Prop-65 requires businesses to provide a “clear and reasonable” warning on products that contain chemicals exceeding an established safe harbor level and have been deemed to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity by the state.