OSHA announces annual inspection plan

December 15, 2013 //

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released its new inspection plan under the Site-Specific Targeting 2012 (SST) program, effective for 2013.

Still no time frame for coal ash regulation

December 12, 2013 //

The Environmental Protection Agency recently developed a new rule to limit the amount of coal ash emitted from power plants, yet the regulation still has not been fully implemented by the organization. The EPA first announced that it would seek to regulate coal ash more than two years ago, but the finalized rules have still not been put into place.

Top 10 OSHA Violations for 2013

December 10, 2013 //

The Safety and Health Magazine, a publication of the National Safety Council, released an infographic showing the top 10 OSHA violations for 2013.

FDA proposes new safety standards

December 09, 2013 //

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently proposed two new safety rules that would mark the most extensive changes in food safety standards in 70 years.

New EPA rule aims to increase sustainability

December 06, 2013 //

A new rule issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the potential to affect businesses in many industries, including chemical plants, mills, manufacturing facilities, and refineries, among others.

FDA pushes for new pharmaceutical manufacturing rules

December 03, 2013 //

After several noncompliance issues at compounding pharmacies that have put consumers at risk of illness or death, the Food and Drug Administration is taking new steps to ensure the government improves its regulation of the industry.

Former mining executive pleads guilty to violating regulations

November 30, 2013 //

As the result of an April 2010 explosion that killed 29 West Virginia coal miners, charges are being brought against David Hughart, former president of the facility where the tragedy took place.

Recent fire highlights need for safety compliance

November 27, 2013 //

A fire at a factory in Bangladesh that recently killed more than 100 workers has brought attention to safety concerns throughout supply chains and what actions are being taken to promote corporate social responsibility.

Samsung aims for supplier compliance

November 24, 2013 //

Technology giant Samsung recently conducted an audit of its suppliers and manufacturers after allegations of child labor in the company's supply chain in China arose.