Category Archives: OSHA Steering Committee

OSHA Steering Committee – March 2018

Our Committee is supporting efforts of KBig (Kansas Building Insurance Group) offering a seminar on how to effectively comply with the OSHA Silica Rule Wednesday, April 4th, from 9am – 11:45am for member companies who utilize the fund to provide … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering and Safety Committee – January 2018

NAHB Recognizes Leaders in Residential Construction Safety at a special meeting held during each annual Internal Builders Show, to draw attention to the need for employers to have in place effective safety plans, and causes steps to be continually taken … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – September 2017

OSHA’s Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica As you have been made aware previously, OSHA has delayed enforcement of the respirable crystalline silica standard for construction until September 23, 2017.  Such being the case, everyone … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – April 2017

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry, in order to conduct additional outreach … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – January 2017

Efforts of the Committee are continuing to assess the need for OSHA Safety Training of all types for the benefit of members.  At any time during the year members who have a need for specific types of training are encouraged … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – December 2016

Once again this year, our Committee dispensed information, and conducted the types of safety training needed by our members to aid all employers, and employees, in their respective efforts to practice good job site safety.  Doing so each and every … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – August 2016

  OSHA Fines Jump August 1, Along With Increases by Other Federal Agencies It’s always a good idea and business practice to follow the law, but after August 1, it’s going to be more expensive.  Recently, we notified members via … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – July 2016

OSHA’s Recently Announced New Electronic Recordkeeping Rule Regulations Deserves Mention Announced in May of this year, the rule requires covered industries, including construction, that are employers with 250 or more employees to electronically submit their 300, 300A and 301 forms … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – WABA Participated and Supported OSHA Stand Down Safety Initiative

Annually, OSHA nationally conducts a Safety Stand-Down Initiative in which OSHA officials participate with groups to raise awareness levels that establishing and following good safety practices is good business.  WABA participated in the most recent initiative with approximately 20 attendees.  … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – April 2016

Home Builders & Others File Suit over Silica Rule Eight construction industry organizations including the Texas Association of Builders have filed a petition for review of the final crystalline silica rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with … Continue reading

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OSHA Confined Space Regulation

OSHA’s Confined Spaces in Construction Standard in now in effect.  The standard applies to workers who enter spaces not designed for continuous occupancy that are difficult to exit in an emergency, such as manholes and crawl spaces.  Our National Association … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee – November 2015

Confined Space Rule Implementation The latest and most onerous rule promulgated by OSHA to-date (the Confined Space Rule) continues to generate questions from members as to what’s involved.  To aid members, the Association is preparing to offer several information sessions … Continue reading

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OSHA Approved Outreach Trainers Benefit to Members – October 2015

Having members that are credentialed as OSHA Approved Outreach Trainers is a huge benefit to our Association’s members. The training each has taken speaks highly of the commitment of Carl Harris, Tony Zimbelman, Leon Greaser, and Matt Lashley.  They offer … Continue reading

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Recent OSHA Activities a Concern to All – August 2015

Leon Greaser – OSHA Committee Chairman OSHA Rules and Regulations having to do with assuring that employers have a compliant Written Safety Plan that recognizes and implements safety practices and the importance of doing so cannot be over emphasized. The … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee

Cloys Bayless, Chairman  Safety Monday Group Offering OSHA 10-Hour The Association’s Outreach Trainers are offering an OSHA 10-Hour class that began Monday, October 20th, with subsequent classes offered each Monday for two hours until completed. There continues to be a … Continue reading

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OSHA Steering Committee

Cloys Bayless. Chairman Safety continues to have high priority Providing safety training based on members needs will continue to be given a high priority and training will be provided in the most convenient and meaningful ways possible.  As OSHA continues … Continue reading

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