The state launched a new “Safety and Risk” division in April, re-assigning nine consultants and vastly increasing the number of visits regulators can make to identified high-risk workplace sites.
Wyoming OSHA adopts new rule to require employers to report all accidents that result in hospitalization.
Wyoming’s overall strategy to curb workplace fatalities still lacks additional enforcement- and penalty-based proposals brought by worker advocates during recent legislative debate on the issue. The state's OSHA inspection rate capacity amounts to just one onsite job inspection per employer every 60 years.
Gov. Matt Mead announced today that he will shuffle vacant positions within state government, and possibly make new hires, to beef up resources at Wyoming Occupational Health and Administration (OSHA) as part of the state’s larger effort to curb on-the-job
State officials are now considering a bigger role for the Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in addressing the state’s ongoing high workplace fatality rate.