Switch back to WCC classic look

WorkCompCentral – Workers' Compensation Education, Courses, News and Information

Call or email us anytime
(805) 484-0333
Search Guide
Today is Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -

News Articles

OSHA Resumes Regular Enforcement Following Hurricane Harvey

  • National
  • Topic: NATIONAL
  • -  382 views
  • - Popular with: Legal
  • -  0 shares

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which had ceased most programmed enforcement actions following Hurricane Harvey, resumed normal enforcement throughout Texas and Louisiana on Tuesday.

Following Hurricane Harvey, OSHA provided compliance assistance and outreach to employers, and workers, in Texas and Louisiana, focusing on cleanup and recovery operations. Thousands of crews and individual workers received job safety and health technical assistance, the agency said.

OSHA retained the right to inspection in cases involving fatalities, catastrophic accidents, employee complaints and employers who repeatedly exposed workers to serious hazards during cleanup and recovery operations.

OSHA will continue compliance assistance and outreach in areas most heavily affected by the hurricane.

No Comments

Log in to post a comment

Close


Do not post libelous remarks. You are solely responsible for the postings you input. By posting here you agree to hold harmless and indemnify WorkCompCentral for any damages and actions your post may cause.

Today’s News

Featured Video

Upcoming Events

  • Oct 18-19, 2017

    AWCC 2017 Educational Conferen

    Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission 33rd Annual Educational Conference October 18 &19, 20 …

  • Oct 18-19, 2017

    Nebraska Symposium

    The Nebraska Symposium is a two-day conference hosted jointly between the Workers’ Compensation …

  • Oct 19-20, 2017

    PartnerSource 2017 Conference

    PartnerSource is proud to host one of the largest risk management events in the Southwest U.S. eac …

Workers' Compensation Events

Social Media Links


WorkCompCentral Workers' Compensation
News and Education
4081 Mission Oaks Blvd
Camarillo, CA 93012
(805) 484-0333