Donna Pryor and Leah Kaiser have written an article on Safety Law Matters outlining OSHA’s new guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. The latest OSHA guidance standardizes a new name for employer policies: “COVID-19 Prevention Program.” In the guidance, OSHA states employers should implement COVID-19 Prevention Programs in the

Donna Pryor has written an article outlining President Biden’s new OSHA executive order that was published on Safety Law Matters, directing OSHA to issue revised guidance to employers on workplace safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Assistant Secretary of Labor for MSHA was also directed to consider whether any emergency temporary standards on COVID-19

Read Mark Savit’s recent column in Rock Products that looks back at 2019 and ahead to 2020.

Brian Hendrix recently published an article in the November 25, 2019 edition of Coal Age on the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s use of enforcement rather than the other tools at its disposal.  Read “Drugs, MSHA Enforcement, Maslow’s Hammer” here.

Mark Savit recently published an article in Coal Age about the effect of MSHA regulations on the ability of the mining industry to take advantage of improving technology in the safety arena. Read it here.