Archived MIOSHA eNews

Archived MIOSHA eNews

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2017
January 3, 2017
In this issue: 42nd and 43rd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, MIOSHA Program Highlights, Tips for Winter Workplace Safety, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
February 7, 2017
In this issue: 44th Michigan Worker Death of 2016 and the 1st and 2nd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, Standards Updates, Ask MIOSHA, Stop Falls Save Lives, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links. 
 
March 7, 2017
In this issue: MIOSHA Launches Fall Prevention Campaign, National Ladder Safety Month, Coffee With MIOSHA, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
April 4, 2017
In this issue: 3rd and 4th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, 2017 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 3-7, 4th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction - May 8-12, 2017, UAW, FORD and MIOSHA Partnership Agreement, Upcoming Coffee With MIOSHA Dates and Locations, and Variances.
 
May 2, 2017
In this issue: 5th, 6th, and 7th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, National Safety Week, 2017 Michigan Safety Conference, National Safety Stand-Down, Upcoming Coffee With MIOSHA Dates and Locations, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links
 
June 6, 2017
In this issue: 8th, 9th, and 10th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, Safe + Sound Week - June 12-18, 2017, National Trench Safety Stand-Down Week - June 19-24, 2017, Bosch Angle Grinder Recall, National Safety Stand-Down Recap, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
July 4, 2017
In this issue: SGEs Are Here!, Standards Updates, New Compliance Assistance Resource - Quick Start, NIOSH-OSHA Heat Safety Tool App, Take A Stand Day, Preventing Workplace Fatalities, MIOSHA Fall Prevention State Emphasis Program, Agency Instruction Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
August 1, 2017
In this issue: 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, 2017 Take A Stand Day, MIOSHA Program Highlight, Gas and Electric Utility Safety Forum, Safety Recall for Aerial Lifts, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
September 5, 2017
In this issue: 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, MIOSHA Training Institute Celebrates 10th Anniversary, Partnership Close Out Meeting, Gas and Electric Utility Safety Forum, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
October 3, 2017
In this issue: 21st and 22nd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, MIOSHA and Oakland University Sign Alliance, Coffee with MIOSHA, Eaton Aerospace Receives MIOSHA's Highest Recognition Award for Workplace Safety and Health, MIOSHA Compliance "Starter Kit" for Doctor and Dentist Offices, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
November 7, 2017
In this issue: 23rd and 24th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, Nonprofits Receive $872,000 in MIOSHA Training Grants for Worker Safety and Health, MIOSHA Partnership Update, National Radiation Protection Professionals Week, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
December 5, 2017
In this issue: 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2017, Submission Date for Injury and Illness Reports Extended, National Safety Council: Substance Use Cost Calculator for Employers, 67th Michigan Industrial Ventilation Conference, Construction Academy Expo, Fraudulent Activity by Star Technology College (STC), Variances, and Quick Links.
 
2016
• January 5, 2016
In this issue: 28th and 29th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, New Circuit Court Decision, New Online Penalty Reduction Agreement (PRA) Update, OSHA's Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines: Let Your Voice Be Heard, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• February 2, 2016
In this issue: Michigan Voluntary Protection Program Advisory Work Group, New Hearing Decision, Changes to the Standards Webpage, MIFACE Summaries of MIOSHA Inspections, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• March 1, 2016
In this issue: 1st and 2nd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, New Hearing Decision, Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Wage and Hour Starts Targeted Educational Outreach Project, Confined Spaces in Construction, Agency Instruction Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
April 5, 2016
In this issue: 3rd and 4th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, New Hearing Decision, National Safety Stand-Down To Prevent Falls in Construction, X-Ray Equipment Registration, Agency Instruction Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links,
 
• May 3, 2016
In this issue: 5th and 6th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, National Fall Prevention Stand-Down, Take A Stand Day, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• June 7, 2016
In this issue: 7th, 8th, and 9th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Wage and Hour Program Move, June is National Safety Month (NSM), 2016 National Stand Down To Prevent Falls In The Construction Industry, Agency Instruction Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• July 5, 2016
In this issue: 10th Michigan Worker Death of 2016, Michigan Challenge Program, New Construction Safety Standard Part 21, New Radiation Rules, Revised Enforcement Field Operations Manual Issued, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• August 2, 2016
In this issue: 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, and 15th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Mammography Quality Standards Act Certification, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• September 6, 2016
In this issue: 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, New Hearing Decision, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• October 4, 2016
In this issue: 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th, and 29th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Blight Remediation Initiative, New Hearing Decision, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• November 1, 2016
In this issue: 30th, 31st, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 35th, and 36th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Nonprofits Receive $865,000 in MIOSHA Grants for Worker Protection, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, and Variances.
 
• December 6, 2016
In this issue: 37th, 38th, 39th, 40th, and 41st Michigan Worker Deaths of 2016, Reinspections for Fiscal Year 2017, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
2015
• January 6, 2015
In this issue: Make Workplace Safety Your New Year's Resolution, New Welcome Video on MIOSHA's Website, 35th, 36th, and 37th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, MIOSHA Art Contest, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• February 3, 2015
In this issue: 1st Michigan Worker Death of 2015, Winter Workplace Safety, MIOSHA Reminds Employers to Post Job-Related Injuries and Illnesses, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• March 3, 2015
In this issue: MIOSHA History At A Glance, MIOSHA On The Move, New Local Emphasis Program: Merchant Wholesalers, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
April 7, 2015
In this issue: 2nd Michigan Worker Death of 2015, New Hearing Decision, CS Part 6 Personal Protective Equipment is amended, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• May 5, 2015
In this issue: 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Michigan Worker Deaths 2015, New Construction Safety and Health Division Director, National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction, Injury and Illness Assignments in the General Industry Safety and Health Division, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• June 2, 2015
In this issue: 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, Litigation Update: Dkt. No. 13-010445-MIOSHA, MiSHIP Grant Equipment Saves A Life, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• July 7, 2015
In this issue: 11th and 12th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, Changes to MIOSHA Standard Part 11. Recording and Reporting of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Consultation Education and Training Safety Awards, Litigation Update: Dkt. No. 12-000229-MIOSHA, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• August 4, 2015
In this issue: 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, and 18th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, Tracking Fatalities, Minimum Wage Rate for Minors, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• September 1, 2015
In this issue: 19th Michigan Worker Death of 2015, Alliance Program Partner's Meeting, MIOSHA Residential Local Emphasis Program, MIOSHA Has Moved, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• October 6, 2015
In this issue: 20th, 21st, 22nd, and 23rd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, New on OSHA's Website: Significant Case Data, MIOSHA/Ford Partnership, Severe Injury/Illness Reporting, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• November 3, 2015
In this issue: 24th and 25th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, MIOSHA Launches Local Emphasis Program to Reduce Injuries and Illnesses, New LARA FOIA Process, OSHA Directive Updates Inspection Procedures For Protecting Workers From Tuberculosis In Healthcare Settings, MIOSHA Is Now On YouTube, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• December 1, 2015
In this issue: 26th and 27th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2015, MIOSHA YouTube Channel, Michigan Asbestos Training, Questions for Wage and Hour, Trench Right App, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
2014
• January 7, 2014
In this issue: 27th Michigan Worker Death of 2013, Radiation Rule Changes, GovDelivery, Working in a Winter Wonderland, Safety Stand Down Training Program, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• February 4, 2014
In this issue: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, 7 More Standards Finalized, 2014 Michigan Safety Conference, Training Options, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• March 4, 2014
In this issue: 4th and 5th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, Radiation Therapy Medical Events Reported, More Amended Standards Become Effective, LESS-OHL Pleased to Announce Re-Accreditation Through January 2016, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
April 1, 2014
In this issue: 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, MIOSHA and NESHAPS Asbestos Symposium OH Part 432 Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response amended March 27, 2014, MIOSHA Attends FRIB Groundbreaking, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• May 6, 2014
In this issue: 10th and 11th Michigan Worker Deaths, More Amended Standards Become Effective, Workplace Violence, Hearing Decision, Agency Instruction Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• June 3, 2014
In this issue: 12th and 13th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down, X-ray Scanners in MI Municipalities, New Hearing Decision, Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• July 1, 2014
In this issue: 14th, 15th, and 16th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, Residential Construction Initiative, General Industry Standard Revisions, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• August 5, 2014
In this issue: 17th, 18th, and 19th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, Video Streaming Pilot Project, Mammography, Asbestos Program Notification of Intent to Renovate/Demolish, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• September 2, 2014
In this issue: 20th and 21st Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, Radiation Safety Meets with MSU to Discuss Radiation Shielding Plan for FRIB, BNA Article on OSHA Evaluation for State Plans, MIOSHA Mailing, New Overnight Address for MIOSHA, New Fact Sheet Added to the MIOSHA Website, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• October 7, 2014
In this issue: 22nd, 23rd, 24th, and 25th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, Volunteer Coverage, MIOSHA Safety and Health Improvement Program (MiSHIP), MIOSHA Video Library, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• November 4, 2014
In this issue: 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, MiSHIP, OSHA's New Ebola Webpage, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• December 2, 2014
In this issue: 31st, 32nd, 33rd, and 34th Michigan Worker Deaths of 2014, MIOSHA Awards First of $500,000 in Matching Grants to Reduce Workplace Hazards, MIOSHA Student Art Contest, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
2013
• January 8, 2013
In this issue: Preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities – Stakeholder Meetings Announced, Facts About the Office of Regulatory Reinvention MIOSHA Rules Project, Legislation Amends MIOSH Act, Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Initiative Workshops, Scholarships are Back, Take a Stand Day (TASD) 2013, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• February 5, 2013
In this issue: New HazCom/Global Harmonized Standards, Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Initiative Workshops, New Hearing Decision on Lead Citations, Michigan Safety Conference, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• March 6, 2013
In this issue: Eight Deaths in 56 Days, Site Specific Targeting (SST), Asbestos Program's On-Line Accreditation Renewal System First Anniversary, Michigan Safety Conference, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
April 2, 2013
In this issue: 10th and 11th Michigan Worker Deaths in 2013, Clark Construction Wins 1st Place in National AGC Safety Award Contest, MIOSHA's Wage and Hour Division has a New Toll Free Number, Eight More Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Workshops Confirmed, Michigan Safety Conference, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• May 7, 2013
In this issue: 13th Michigan Worker Death of 2013, Beware: Safety Incentive Program, More Standards Becoming Finalized, Act 390 of 1978 Michigan Payment of Wages and Fringe Benefits, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• June 4, 2013
In this issue: Pneumatic Nail Gun Hazards, Faces of Safety Video, MIOSHA's Strategic Plan Draft Goals for FY 2014 - 2018, Revised Standards, 17th Michigan Worker Death of 2013, Variances, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, and Quick Links.
 
• July 2, 2013
In this issue: 19th Michigan Worker Death of 2013, MIOSHA Partnership Program Webpage has been "Under Construction," Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Initiative Workshops, Six Standards Becoming Finalized, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• August 6, 2013
In this issue: Construction Safety and Health Division Occupational Health Investigations, New MIOSHA Publication, 2013 Take A Stand Day, Hearing Held Without Employer Provides Important Reminders, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• September 3, 2013
In this issue: 21st Michigan Worker Death of 2013, LARA News Link Features MIOSHA " Take A Stand Day," Fatality Information, New Appeals Information Now Available on the MIOSHA Website, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• October 1, 2013
In this issue: 22nd and 23rd Michigan Worker Deaths of 2013, MIOSHA Goals for Fiscal Year 2014-2018, MIOSHA's Construction Safety and Health Division Signing Two New Partnerships, Alliance between MIOSHA, OSHA and the Consulate of Mexico, Media, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• November 5, 2013
In this issue: Wastewater Treatment Plant Explosion - $126,000 Penalty, New Hearing Decision, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
• December 3, 2013
In this issue: 24th and 25th Michigan Worker Deaths, Global Harmonized System Training Deadline Has Arrived, Third Party Discrimination Hearings, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Variances, and Quick Links.
 
2012
• January 3, 2012
In this issue: MIOSHA Alliances, Residential Fall Protection Enforcement Policy Updated and Extended, Office of Regulatory Reinvention Update, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• February 7, 2012
In this issue: MIOSHA Visitors from Taiwan and Japan, Occupational Health and Safety Article on MIOSHA/Ford/UAW Partnership, Michigan Agri-Business Association (MABA) Winter Conference and Trade Show, Website, New Commissioner Appointments, Agency Instructions Issued, Media, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
March 6, 2012
In this issue: New MIOSHA Director Announced, Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) New Mission and Vision, Michigan Construction Safety Training Day, Media, Agency/Division Instructions/Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• April 3, 2012
In this issue: Office of Regulatory Reinvention (ORR) Issues Workplace Safety Recommendations, 2012 Michigan Safety Conference, Work Related Burns Identified, Media, Agency Instructions Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• May 1, 2012
In this issue: Michigan Safety Conference, CET Grant Proposal Workshop - May 17th, Memorial Day - April 28th, Construction Partnerships - Improve the Bottom Line, Media, Agency Instructions Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
June 5, 2012
In this issue: MIOSHA Asbestos Program is the Recipient of the Reinvention Patent Award!, MIOSHA Twitter Account, Circuit Court Reverses Final Agency Decision, Safety Patrol Picnic, Media, Agency Instructions Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• July 3, 2012
In this issue: Educational Outreach Planned for Wayne County, OSHA Guide for Nail Salon Workers, ALJ Decision: Infeasibility, MIOSHA Residential Fall Protection Webcast, MIOSHA Take A Stand Day - August 8, 2012, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• August 7, 2012
In this issue: Federal Recordkeeping Decision: Volks v Secretary of Labor, Revisions to MIOSHA Standards in Response to the Office of Regulatory Reinvention (ORR) Recommendations on Workplace Safety and Health Regulations, New DVD Titles in the MIOSHA Video Library, Media, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• September 4, 2012
In this issue: CAM and MIOSHA Agree: Let's Work Together for Safety, Advanced Scaffolding Safety Courses To Highlight Real Consequences, Late Appeals Process, Media, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• October 2, 2012
In this issue: E.W. Ensroth Decision: 90-Day Issuance Rule, Tipped Employees, Michigan Industrial Ventilation Conference, Media, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• November 6, 2012
In this issue: MIOSHA Scorecard, Legislation Affecting MIOSHA, Poster Requirements, Media, Agency Instructions Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
• December 4, 2012
In this issue: Director Hilfinger Moving to MEDC, Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Initiative Workshops, Variances, Safety and Health DVD/Video Library Service, Field Sanitation, Media, Agency Instructions/Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.
 
2011

• November 8, 2011
In this issue: MIOSHA Asbestos Program Changes, Free Webinar, New Workplace Posting Requirement, MIOSHA Is A 2011 Sloan Winner, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.

 
• December 6, 2011
In this issue: Connecting MIOSHA To Industry, LARA News Link, 61st Annual Industrial Ventilation Conference, Media, Agency Instructions and Memos Issued, Calendar of Events, and Quick Links.