Workplace Safety Book

U.S. Department of Labor Announces Availability of $11.5 Million In Worker Safety and Health Training Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced the availability of $11.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants for nonprofit organizations, including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, joint labor/management associations, Indian tribes and colleges and universities. The Harwood Training Grant program supports in-person, hands-on training for workers…

U.S. Department of Labor Takes Actions to Facilitate Response Efforts For COVID-19 Outbreak

Following President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a National Interest Exemption memorandum to facilitate response efforts for COVID-19, also known as novel coronavirus. In view of the special circumstances in the national interest presented by the novel coronavirus outbreak, OFCCP will…