2019 OHSA initiatives and important dates

Key OSHA Dates

OSHA has released important dates for compliance assistance and outreach. Check out the list below to remain informed in 2019!

February
• Beginning of time when employers must post summary of injuries and illnesses recorded the previous year (until April 30)
• 7 – Effective date of evaluation and documentation requirements in OSHA’s operator qualifications for cranes and derricks in construction standard

March
• 2 – Covered employers must electronically submit 2018 Form 300A information.
• 3-9 – Women in Construction Week
• 25-29 – National Safety Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week
Ladder Safety Month (American Ladder Institute)

April
• 8-12 – National Work Zone Awareness Week
• 28 – Workers Memorial Day

May
• 5-11 – National Small Business Week (U.S. Small Business Administration)
• 6-10 – National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction
• 6-10 – Safety Week 2018 (Construction)
• 20-22 – American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (Minneapolis, MN)
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
National Electrical Safety Month

June
Trench Safety Stand-Down (date to be announced)
• 9-12 – ASSP Professional Development Conference and Expo (New Orleans, LA)
• 10-11 – National Forklift Safety Day (Industrial Truck Association)
National Safety Month (National Safety Council)

August
• 12-18 – Safe + Sound Week
• 28-31 – Safety Plus Symposium (VPPPA annual conference) (Nashville, TN)
• Labor Rights Week (week of Labor Day)

September
• 13-17 – 2019 NSC Congress & Expo (San Diego, CA)
• 15 – Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep. 15 to Oct. 15)

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