Items Tagged with 'OSHA'


How might the new silica standards affect my next project?

December 29, 2017
This past fall, the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration adopted federal regulation OSHA 1926.1153 — regulating silica dust exposure for workers in a variety of settings and industries. Read More

Different OSHA perspectives lead to different results

April 12, 2017
The news has been filled lately with stories about reducing regulatory oversight on businesses as a way to strengthen the private sector and encourage investment. While it’s true that regulatory agencies and government departments are known to add more bureaucracy than they remove, at a local level, these agencies can be more of an asset to your business and not just red tape. Read More

Waste-to-energy plant earns award

Covanta runs it for Kent County DPW, which just got a new director.

February 6, 2015
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration — better known as MIOSHA — has just awarded Covanta Kent Inc. of Grand Rapids its most prestigious workplace safety and health award, for the third time. Read More

Safety: It's just good business

March 18, 2014
For the first time in recent memory, the construction industry in West Michigan is taking time out to discuss an important part of our business that's all too often just boiled down to stats and numbers — during Alive365: Safety Week. Read More

How to survive an OSHA audit

January 10, 2014
Even with the 7 million workplaces it covers each year, OSHA will likely find its way to your location. Read More

Third-party logistics provider picks up OSHA recognition

August 5, 2013
A Grand Rapids-based trucking and warehousing provider will be presented an OSHA certificate today for its exemplary safety and health program — the first company of its kind in the state to earn the recognition. Read More