OSHA Archives

  • Effective January 18, 2017, the FDA has issued a ban on the manufacturing, distribution or use of powdered gloves. Below is a statement included in the Final Rule: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or Agency) has determined that Powdered Surgeon’s Gloves, Powdered Patient Examination Gloves, and Absorbable Powder for Lubricating a Surgeon’s Glove presentRead more…

  • OSHA announced new regulations on reporting workplace illnesses and injuries in May. There are rolling out in two parts.  For a refresher on part one, check out last month’s Advisor and on our website.  Part two goes into effect on November 1, 2016. Part two of the new regulations involves changing policies and procedures toRead more…

  • OSHA announced new regulations on reporting workplace illnesses and injuries in May. This is a two-part change. Part one involves reporting illnesses and injuries to OSHA electronically each year and goes into effect in January, 2017. Part two covers changes in the policies and procedures needed to ensure employees report their illnesses and injuries withoutRead more…

  • August, 2016 The cost of living has been going up all over; except Federal Civil Penalties over the last 25 years. That changed in November 2015 when Congress passed the Inflation Adjustment Act. The new legislation is an adjustment to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990.  Five Department of Labor agencies areRead more…

  •   TMC wants to help you be OSHA and HIPAA compliant in a way that works best for your practice. As you know, we offer different compliance packages according to your practice’s needs. We are putting the spotlight on our eCompliance package which is a self-guided compliance program that lets you keep TMC in yourRead more…