OSHA Clarifies that Safety-Incentive Programs and Post-Incident Drug/Alcohol Testing Are Permissible

Posted: Oct 25, 2018

OSHA continues to back away from previous guidance regarding safety-incentive programs and drug/alcohol testing. On October 11, 2018, OSHA issued another significant standard interpretation regarding safety-incentive programs and post-incident drug/alcohol testing.  In this new memorandum, OSHA shifts course and clarifies that such programs and testing are permitted if properly drafted and enforced.

First, OSHA has clarified that OSHA does not prohibit most safety-incentive programs.  In an important shift, OSHA now acknowledges that safety-incentive programs “can be an important tool to promote workplace safety and health.”

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Kidde Recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms

Posted: Mar 23, 2018

Kidde recalls Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms due to risk of failure to alert consumers to a fire.  Read more.

Safety Notice – Stop Use MSA Gravity Welder Harness

Posted: Feb 06, 2018

MSA is advising all MSA Gravity Welder Harness customers to immediately stop use of affected MSA Gravity Welder Harnesses produced from July 2015 through and including January 2018. The harnesses are to be removed from service, marked “UNUSABLE” and destroyed.

Download and read the notice.