Category Archives: Latest on OSHA

CWS Calls On Congress To Invalidate OSHA Volks Regulation Through CRA

The Coalition for Workplace Safety sent letters to key leaders of the House of Represenatives and the Senate seeking action on harmful OHSA regulation.

CWS Files Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

Click here to view CWS Written Comments on Supplemental NPRM

Jackson Lewis Attorney Testifies for CWS at Public Hearing on Proposed OSHA Electronic Reporting Rule

On January 9, Tressi Cordaro of Jackson Lewis presented on behalf of the Coalition for Workplace Safety at OSHA’s Public Meeting on the agency’s “Proposed Rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses.” Ms. Cordaro expressed concern over the potential negative impact of the proposed rules on workplace safety. She also noted that the […]

When is a Regulation Not a Regulation?

This article originally appeared on FreeEnterprise.com. *** Much ink (or the digital equivalent) has been spilled criticizing the Obama administration’s aggressive and expansive regulatory agenda.  And as burdensome and ill-conceived as many of these regulations are, at least they are being developed through the normal regulatory process of notice and comment with supporting analyses and […]

CWS Sends Letter To Senate Appropriators

On July 10, the Coalition for Workplace Safety sent this letter to Senators on the Appropriations Committee regarding OSHA’s Letter of Interpretation regarding workplace inspections by non-employee third parties.

CWS Responds To OSHA Interpretation Endorsing Union Representatives on Walk-Around Inspections at Non-Union Workplaces

The Coalition for Workplace Safety has responded OSHA’s “Letter of Interpretation Endorsing Union Representatives on Walk-Around Inspections at Non-Union Workplaces.” Click here for the letter See updated letter here

It’s Official: OSHA Overstates Claims of Study on Inspections

(cross-posted from FreeEnterprise.com) Over in OSHA land, the agency is making a lot of noise over a recently published study that claims OSHA inspections save lives without costing jobs or other deleterious effects.  The study examined the impact of random inspections in California (a state with their own safety agency, not covered by federal OSHA) by comparing […]

US Chamber Files Statement Regarding Senate HELP Committee OSHA Hearing

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, through David Sarvadi, Esq, filed this statement regarding the Senate HELP Committee’s hearing “Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA’s Standard-Setting Process and the Impact on Worker Safety”

CWS Issues Letter to Senate HELP Committee Regarding OSHA Hearing

Today, the Coalition for Workplace Safety (CWS), a broad coalition comprised of associations and employers dedicated to improving workplace safety through cooperation, respectfully submitted this letter in response to today’s hearing titled, “Time Takes Its Toll: Delays in OSHA’s Standard Setting Process and the Impact on Worker Safety.”

CWS Letter to OIRA on Combustible Dust

The Coalition for Workplace Safety has issued CWS Letter to OIRA on OSHA GHS-HCS reg