The International Code Council (ICC) has introduced the Value of the Code Official Toolkit, a new online resource to help builders, government officials, and other industry professionals promote awareness and educate the industry about the importance of building safety and code standards, and the role that the codes and code officials who inspect structures play in the community.
After months of consideration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has officially set December 15 as the day employers must electronically report injury and illness data through its Injury Tracking Application (ITA).
To allow affected employers additional time to become familiar with a new electronic reporting system launched on August 1, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) to December 15, 2017.
President Donald Trump has nominated Scott Mungo, vice president of safety, sustainability and vehicle maintenance for FedEx Ground to be assistant secretary of labor for OSHA.
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After 30 days of compliance assistance for it’s revised silica rule, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now fully enforcing the measure’s finalized provisions. The agency has released interim enforcement guidelines for the rule, counseling construction companies and regional administrators on its set requirements while the final compliance directive moves through the process.