DG Digest: OSHA to meet on policies to help improve worker safety in December

OSHA’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health is holding a public meeting December 12th, 2019 on policy and rulemaking in Washington, D.C.

Mid-November found regulatory activity at minimal levels.  Meanwhile, as the nation begins its transition into the holiday season, be sure that safety remains an important part of your employee population’s schedule.  Here’s the latest news:

OSHA

The agency announced a meeting of its National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, which, as its name suggest, assists the agency with evaluating policy and rulemakings that help improve worker safety.  The meeting will be December 12th in Washington, D.C. and is open to the public.  Here’s the details

PHMSA

The agency published another round of Special Permit actions; as is often the case, there is a heavy focus on battery issues, cylinders, and unique transport requirements.  See all the actions at the links right here:

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-14/pdf/2019-24712.pdf

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-14/pdf/2019-24710.pdf

https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-11-14/pdf/2019-24711.pdf

FMCSA

The agency published a renewed ICR dealing with the registration status reports for motor carriers, freight forwarders, and process agents.  The ICR is intended to ensure that FMCSA has an up to date database of these entities.  See the ICR here

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