Tag: worker safety

Biden Administration Announces Two Major Vaccination Policies

Jon Redmond /November 8, 2021

The Biden Administration has announced the details of two policies that would potentially drive millions of America’s work force to get vaccinated as part of the administration’s six-part strategy to…

PFAS: Important Update on a Growing Concern

Jon Redmond /November 3, 2021

In August 2021, RHP Risk Management discussed heightened concerns surrounding PFAS and the rapidly evolving regulatory climate related to the “forever chemicals”. On October 18, 2021, the EPA released its…

OSHA Moves to Revoke Workplace Safety Oversight from Arizona, South Carolina, Utah

Jon Redmond /October 21, 2021

Citing deficiencies in COVID-19 safety policies and a failure to adopt the federal COVID-19 safety plans for healthcare workers, the U.S. Labor Department announced it is starting the process to…

EPA Releases Draft Scope Document for Risk Evaluation of D4 Chemical

Jon Redmond /October 20, 2021

In accordance with implementing regulations for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting public comment on the draft scope document of the risk evaluation to…

What is Respirator Fit Testing and Why is Fit Testing Important?

Jon Redmond /October 7, 2021

According to NIOSH, over 3 million employees in 1.3 million workplaces in the U.S are required to wear respiratory protection. In the construction industry, healthcare, and general industry, workers don…