Tag Archives: Noise

OSHA Withdraws Costly Noise Proposal

The Coalition for Workplace Safety is pleased that OSHA has announced that they will be withdrawing their proposal that would have required employers to implement costly and disruptive new controls for employee exposure to noise. OSHA indicated that they received a tremendous of amount of feedback from employers that have detailed their concerns with the […]

Senators Snowe and Lieberman Send OSHA Letter on Noise Regulation

Senators Olympia Snowe (R) and Joseph Lieberman (I) have sent a letter to Department of Labor Secretary Hilda Solis regarding OSHA regulation of noise in the workplace. Specifically, the agency is proposing an interpretation regarding exposure to noise in the workplace. The Senators’ letter warns, “There is significant alarm, in the manufacturing community in particular, […]

OSHA Needs to Explain Their Unfounded Noise Proposal

Originally posted at Shopfloor.org of the National Association of Manufacturers: OSHA¬†formally announced in the Federal Register this morning that that the agency will be extending the comment period for their¬†proposal to change noise abatement requirements. However, many on Capitol Hill are asking OSHA if the agency understands the impact that this proposal will have on […]