Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration plays a large role in regulating, monitoring, educating, and investigating America's workplaces. As such, the coalition closely monitors OSHA and its efforts.

OSHA Now Publicizing Annual Injury and Illness Reports

September 10, 2020

Washington, D.C. – OSHA has begun posting employers’ injury and illness annual summary reports (Form 300A submissions) on its website. The website currently includes data from 2016 through 2018. OSHA has not announced when 2019 data will be posted. The Form 300A reporting mandate applies to all workplaces with 250 or more employees and locations…

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OSHA Issues New Guidance on How to Safely Return to Work

June 19, 2020

Washington, D.C. – On June 18, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new guidance “to assist employers reopening non-esssential businesses and their employees returning to work during the evolving coronavirus pandemic.” OSHA encourages employers to use the guidance to develop policies and procedures that will ensure the safety and health of their…

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OSHA: “Worker Safety & Health Remain DOL Priority”

June 15, 2020

Washington, D.C. – On June 15, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a News Release “reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.” In the News Release, OSHA recommends various actions for employers to consider as they begin to reopen and restart…

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OSHA Resources for COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 public health crisis, OSHA has released and frequently updated guidance and resources on workplace safety as it relates to the pandemic. To view more news, standards, and guidance, visit OSHA’s COVID-19 Resources Page.

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Majority Leader cites CWS letter in OSHA Volks CRA remarks

March 22, 2017

“As the Coalition for Workplace Safety recently pointed out, this regulation does ‘nothing to improve worker health and safety,’ it ‘directly contradicts both clear statutory language and two U.S. Court of Appeals rulings,’ and it also represents ‘one of the most egregious end runs around Congress’ power to write the laws.’ The Majority Leader’s comments…

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CWS Calls On Congress To Invalidate OSHA Volks Regulation Through CRA

February 28, 2017

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

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CWS Responds To OSHA Injury Reporting Regulation

May 11, 2016

CWS ISSUES STATEMENT OPPOSING NEW OSHA INJURY REPORTING RULE Says Rule Will Not Advance Cause of Workplace Safety Washington, D.C. — Despite repeated requests and appeals to the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration has issued a rule today that will profoundly – and negatively – impact the American business community. …

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