New COOL Labeling Rule Published

The Federal Register has published a new Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) rule written to bring the United States into compliance with World Trade Organization agreements. In publishing the rule, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is allowing public comments through April 11, 2013. The new rule modifies labeling requirements for muscle cuts of meat and…

Lockout/Tagout from RiskControl360°

Although this question-and-answer article is provided through CareWorks Consultants, AFPD’s Third Party Administrator for workers’ compensation in Ohio, the information is based on Federal OSHA regulations that apply to all states. What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources? The OSHA standard for Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout), Title 29 Code of…