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As of January 1, new OSHA rules took effect requiring employers to report all work-related fatalities within eight hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, and eye-losses within 24 hours of being made aware of the incident. This is a new approach for the agency, but Assistant Secretary of Labor, Dr. David Michaels, explains that the new process will allow OSHA to engage in conversations with the employers to identify and eliminate workplace hazards. Keeping the discussion open will help determine how to best keep tower crews safe. Continue reading here.