Breaking: OSHA Launches Rollback of Beryllium Worker Protections

Less than half a year after workers finally received long overdue protections against deadly beryllium dust, the Trump administration has officially proposed┬áremoving many of those protections from construction and shipyard workers. OSHA announced today “a proposed rule that would modify the agency’s recent beryllium standards for the construction and shipyard sectors.” The proposal would send…

Alabama Congressman Blind to Constituents’ Workplace Hazards

“President Donald Trump repealed an Obama-era health and safety regulation this week that could leave Alabama workers more at risk from health and safety violations,” leads an article in the Alabama Media Group’s website. Mobile, Alabama, is the home district of Congressman Bradley Byrne. Byrne, chair of the House Education and Workforce subcommittee on Workforce…