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July 2019

    Washington - OSHA is seeking input on potential updates to its lockout/tagout standard, specifically concerning control circuit type devices and robotics. When the agency first issued the standard in 1989, control circuit type devices were specifically excluded as an energy isolator during the

   A new series of OSHA Alerts addresses safety hazards associated with specific activities, equipment, or events. Each alert identifies the hazards involved and offers clear solutions to keep workers safe. Alerts currently available focus on flood recovery and cleanup, trenching and excavation, and forklift

By: Matt Musgrave, Government Relations    The 2019 Vermont Legislative session started out with great expectations due to the supermajority gained by the Vermont Democrats in the 2018 election. The legislatures biggest priorities which were a paid family leave program and an increase in the minimum