September 12th – MSHA on Tuesday announced they are proposing changes to the final rule on workplace examinations in Metal and Nonmetal Mines. This would be in an effort to increase the safety initiatives at the sites before work is begins, and provide mine operators flexibility in managing their safety and health programs.
September 13th – Vitamin Cottage Natural Foods Market is recalling their store brand dates due to it may contain undeclared coconut, an allergen. Those with sensitivity to coconut need to check their pantry and make sure they do not have any Natural Grocer brand Organic Deglet Noor Pitted Dates.
September 13th – OSHA today formed an alliance with the National Grain and Feed Association in order to work toward better protecting the safety and health of workers in the grain handling industry.
September – From the office of the Governor for the state of Montana, additional assistance is needed to handle the wildfires in the state. It has been an especially challenging year for the state with the still ongoing fires. Click the link above to read the press release.