OSHA: Discussion on Program Guidelines Update

Recently, OSHA published a draft of the Safety and Health Program Management and left it open for commentary. The next step for them is to hold a facilitated discussion, which will take place on Wednesday, December 9 in Washington D.C.

The meeting will be the first public discussion of the document and the changes made.

The guidelines, published in 1989, were written to aid employers in creating comprehensive health and safety programs. The updates are being made to accommodate new technology and practices. OSHA has said that the new content will be very beneficial to small and mid-sized businesses.

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