Tag: worker safety

OSHA Announces Regional Emphasis Program (REP) for Noise

Jon Redmond /July 7, 2021

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Region V office in Chicago has announced a Regional Emphasis Program (REP), a targeted outreach and enforcement of OSHA’s occupational noise exposure standard…

OSHA Releases COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Jon Redmond /June 16, 2021

On June 10, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) circulated a news release announcing the U.S. Department of Labor’s much awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”). With some…

Insurance Liability Claims Spike as Accident Risks Rise in Rush to Restarting Suspended Business Industry Operations

Jon Redmond /June 10, 2021

A post-pandemic trend has emerged within the insurance industry as businesses rush to reopen or to return to pre-pandemic production. Start-up actions by business owners looking to recoup lost revenues…

CDC Interim Mask Guidance Update

Jon Redmond /May 20, 2021

On May 13, 2021, the CDC issued updated guidance, “Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People”. With this updated guidance ”fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a…

RHP Profile on COVID-19: Navigating Stimulus Packages for Keeping Buildings Healthier

Jon Redmond /March 25, 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown, the US government has enacted three stimulus packages into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”) in March 2020; the Coronavirus Response…