Just in time for the holidays, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) published a new issue of its Information for Operators (InFO)[1] that pertains to Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) operations. InFOs convey valuable information intended to help operators meet certain administrative, regulatory, or operational requirements with relatively low urgency or impact on safety.…

In honor of National Miner’s Day, we salute all of our clients and friends in the mining industry. DOL and MSHA officials marked the day with statements of appreciation. Likewise, the National Mining Association issued a statement recognizing its members that had recently won awards for safety, environmental and technological accomplishments.…

Today, the nominee to lead OSHA, Scott Mugno, is scheduled to have his confirmation hearing before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions. If confirmed, Mr. Mugno will become the next U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.…

On Wednesday, OSHA announced a further two-week delay in the deadline for employers to submit their 2016 injury and illness data electronically to the agency. The new deadline will be December 15, 2017. That will mark the first time that employers are required to routinely submit such data under a new rule issued during the Obama administration (to “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses”). Here’s what employers need to know……

Today, OSHA announced a further two-week delay in the deadline for employers to submit their 2016 injury and illness data electronically to the agency. The new deadline will be December 15, 2017. That will mark the first time that employers are required to routinely submit such data under a new rule issued during the Obama administration.…