OSHA renewed the Baton Rouge area office’s alliance with Louisiana Associated General Contractors. According to the release, the alliance signed October 29th will renew a commitment to material and knowledge access that aims to promote understanding of the workplace safety and health rights and responsibilities of workers and employers, including industrial and construction general contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and service firms throughout Louisiana. Focus for the alliance will continue on reducing and preventing exposure to falls from elevated work surfaces, electrocution, heat illness, exposure to hazardous chemicals, struck-by and caught-in or -between hazards. Throughout the duration of the agreement, OSHA will provide safety and health information in English and Spanish to construction and general industry workers.
Read the full release from OSHA here.