>>Science Advisers Question California AA Guidance Lack of Specificity
Several members of an advisory group to California's Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) agree with industry representatives that guidance for conducting alternatives analysis under the Safer Consumer Products (SCP) programme lacks specificity.
>>OSHA Launches Application to Electronically Submit Injury and Illness Data
he Occupational Safety and Health Administration launched on Aug. 1, 2017, the Injury Tracking Application (ITA). The Web-based form allows employers to electronically submit required injury and illness data from their completed 2016 OSHA Form 300A. The application will be accessible from the ITA webpage.
>>US Labor Department Announces $10.5M Funding Opportunity
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the availability of $10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to fund training and education for workers and employers to help them identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards.
Single-family home prices keep hitting records. New home sales are rising, but existing home sales have been sluggish, housing inventory is low and some stocks that trade off housing have been showing signs of weakness.