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NDA Submits Comments to OSHA on Beryllium Rule Delay

This week, NDA submitted written comments to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in support of their recent proposal to delay the effective date of the Beryllium Rule until May of 2017.  

National Demolition Association (NDA) Elects New President

  • By: NDA
  • On: 03/08/2017 12:38:25
  • In: Safety
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Washington, DC- The National Demolition Association (NDA) is pleased to announce Scott Knightly of EnviroVantage in Epping, New Hampshire, has been elected the President of the NDA for the 2017-2018 term.  

Survey: How Important Are Culture and Leadership to Safety?

Joshua Estrin, a regular contributor to NDA's magazine, is conducting a survey regarding the future of construction/demolition safety. The short surveys are completely anonymous and will allow you to share your expertise and insights by answering questions that will take no more than 10 to 15 minutes to complete. We encourage you to take all the surveys that apply.

Congress moves to overturn OSHA records rule

The U.S. House of Representatives has introduced a resolution to overturn an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that obligates employees to keep injury and illness records for five years. House Joint Resolution 83, a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act, targets OSHA's rule that clarifies that employers have a continuing obligation to make and maintain an accurate record of each recordable injury and illness for five years. 

OSHA Proposes to Delay Beryllium Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a delay in the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium, from March 21, 2017, to May 20, 2017.  The announcement follows a memo issued by President Trump that directed DOL to undertake a review of any new or pending regulations and temporarily postpone their effective date.

OSHA Extends Anti-Retaliation Enforcement Deadline

Enforcement of the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) anti-retaliation provisions in its injury and illness tracking rule has been delayed until Dec. 1.

Eslich Wrecking Company recognized by Ohio House of Representatives for 60 Years of Distinguished Service

The Eslich Wrecking Company of Louisville, Ohio has officially achieved 60 years in business as a leader in the demolition world and an asset to the surrounding communities. 

OSHA to Increase Penalties for Violations August 1st

Recently, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced they will increase penalties for violations of standards, effective August 1, 2016.  

Democrats Introduce Bill to Phase-In Overtime Rule

A new bill has been proposed that would give small businesses and others a three-year phase-in period to ease a transition to new overtime regulations.

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Key Injury and Illness Reporting Rule

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration's (OSHA) final rule to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses requires employers to inform employees of their right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.