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OKC OSHA Area office. Jorge Delucca, OSHA CAS, presented on the topic “2013 OSHA Update” to OFFSHC in September. Mr. Delucca discussed the OSHA OKC Area Office activities during FY2013 to include ...

OKC OSHA Area office. Jorge Delucca, OSHA CAS, presented on the topic “2013 OSHA Update” to OFFSHC in September. Mr. Delucca discussed the OSHA OKC Area Office activities during FY2013 to include tornado preparedness, cooperative programs, regional emphasis programs and fatalities in Oklahoma. Jorge also discussed OSHA FY2013 initiatives related to GHS, temporary workers, Silica and Ammonium Nitrate. Its been a very busy fiscal year indeed!

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    OSHA OKC Area Update 2013 OSHA OKC Area Update 2013 Presentation Transcript

    • OSHA UPDATE Oklahoma City Area Office Fiscal Year 2013 Oct 1, 2012 to September 11, 2013
    • OSHA OKLAHOMA CITY AREA OFFICE 55 North Robinson, Suite 315 Oklahoma City, OK 73102 (405) 278-9560 www.osha.gov 1-800-321-OSHA
    • AREA OFFICE STAFF David Bates, Area Director Steven Kirby, AAD Meghan Christie, AAD Jorge Delucca, CAS Janet Barker, VPP Coordinator Ranelle Newport, Discrimination Investigator 18 CSHO’s
    • What’s New ∗ August 1: Executive order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security ∗ OSHA, EPA and ATF directed to work together to improve chemical facility safety and security in the US ∗ As a result of explosion of ammonium nitrate plant in West, TX in April, where 15 died
    • What’s New •August 23: OSHA Proposed Silica Standard-lower PEL from 100 micro grams/m3 to 50 micro grams/m3 (with Action level of 25 micro grams/m3) • One standard for general industry and maritime • One standard for construction • Still needs to be published in Federal Register and 90-day comment period
    • GHS ∗ System to classify and label chemicals as a single set of criteria world-wide ∗ Final Rule Effective May 25, 2012 Train employees on labels and ∗ Dec 1, 2013 Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format ∗ June 1, 2015 Employers must update labeling and hazcom program; Employee training on new labeling and SDS Distributors must start shipping ∗ Dec 1, 2015 with GHS labels on containers
    • GHS Affected OSHA Standards 1910.1200 1910.106 1926.152 1910.119 Hazcom Flammable & Combustible Liquids “ “ PSM Labeling Pictograms with signal words for identity and hazard warnings GHS (workplace) and Transport labels Safety Data Sheet Format of ANSI Z400.1-2004 12 Mandatory sections  Guide to GHS System on OSHA Website
    • Hazard Communication 2012 – The Revised Standard and What Changes You Can Expect in the Workplace August 13, 2012 1:00-2:30 PM
    • TORNADO PREPAREDNESS
    • COOPERATIVE PROGRAMS ALLIANCE  MCEPS (Mid-Continent Exploration and Production Safety Network)  Oklahoma Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association  VPP SITES – 40 SITES IN OK
    • ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS REGIONAL EMPHASIS PROGRAMS           Falls in Construction & General Industry Cranes in Construction Oil & Gas Fabricated Metal Products Heavy Highway & Bridge Workzone Safety Noise in General Industry Demolition in Construction Electrical Powerline (overhead and underground) Heat Illnesses
    • ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS National EMPHASIS PROGRAMS • NEW-Occupational Exposure to Isocyanates, • Effective June 20, 2013 • Inspection AND Citation Guidance for Roadway and Highway Construction Work Zones • PSM Covered Chemical Facilities • Combustible Dust • Nursing and Residential Care Facilities • Trenching and Excavation
    • National STEPS Alliance  Service, Transmission, Exploration and Production Safety Network  Alliance with OSHA  17 Chapters nationwide  Oklahoma Chapter called MCEPS
    • OSHA Safety Stand Downs  June 21 – July 22, 2012: Oklahoma oil and gas Stand down.  As a result of 9 fatalities and one catastrophe between October 2011 and April 2012  Industry voluntarily inspected 1200 rigs,  Found and corrected 2500 hazards  Safety Training to 9,800+ workers
    • OSHA Safety Stand Downs  Region 6 Stand down  January to March 1, 2013  TX, AR, LA, OK, NM  183 locations participated  Conducted 3,888 site inspections  Identified & corrected 8,392 hazards  Trained 36, 643 workers  National STEPS stand down planned for November-December 2013  Website: http://www.oshastanddown.org/
    • ENFORCEMENT PROGRAMS UNPROGRAMMED INSPECTIONS  Complaints  Referrals  Fatalities / Catastrophes
    • National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2012 • A preliminary total of 4,383 fatal injuries were recorded in the U.S. in 2012 • Down from revised count of 4,693 in 2011 • Source: BLS News Release, Aug 22, 2013
    • National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2012 • In 2012,fatal work injuries in the private construction sector increased 5 percent to 775, from 738 in 2011 • Construction fatalities were 17.7% of fatalities in the U.S. in 2012 • Source: BLS News Release, Aug 22, 2013
    • National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries in 2012 • Fatalities in oil and gas extraction rose 23% nationally to 138 in 2012, from 112 in 2011; an all-time high (12 in Oklahoma in 2012) Source: BLS News Release, Aug 22, 2013
    • Hispanic/Latino Fatalities in 2012 • Hispanic/Latino occupational deaths in 2012 were 708, down from 749 in 2011 • 299 fatalities were born in Mexico, 42% of Hispanic fatalities • Source: BLS News Release, Aug 22, 2013
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES • Oct 1 Boiler explosion at refinery caused fatal injuries to two workers • Oct 3 An employee was crushed by a gate while handling cattle at a livestock auction • Oct 18 An employee was crushed and caught in a rotating shaft of a rendering cooker when his fall protection lanyard became entangled in the shaft • Oct 22 An employee at a farm coop was crushed by fence posts while unloading them from a flatbed trailer
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES ∗ Nov 3 An employee was found unresponsive in a separator vessel that was a confined space (determined to be natural cause, but citations issued due to no rescue procedures in confined space program).
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES ∗ Nov 7 An electrician was electrocuted while changing a light bulb. A 440 volt, high bay bulb broke and electrician contacted energized filament. Citations for no safe work practices. ∗ Nov 8 An oil & gas worker collapsed while working under the rig floor in the cellar (asthma attack)
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES ∗ Dec 3 An oil & gas servicing rig being rigged up contacted an overhead power line electrocuting a worker on the ground ∗ Dec 9 An oil & gas worker was struck when the traveling block fell to the rig floor due to a draw works cable breakage ∗ Jan 4 An oil & gas worker fell approximately 30 feet to the ground during rig-down of a rig ∗ Jan 11 A roofer working at an apartment complex construction job fell 19 feet to the ground
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES ∗ Feb 11 A construction worker was killed when he was backed over by a truck in the company yard ∗ Feb 18 A contractor employee at a refinery collapsed and died in a confined space; determined to be natural cause. No citations. ∗ Mar 26 An forklift operator at a glass bottle manufacturer was crushed under an overturned forklift ∗ Mar 28 A construction worker was killed when a driver crashed through a highway work zone striking the employee
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES ∗ Apr 4 A worker collecting grain samples from a grain railcar contacted an overhead power line with his sampling probe receiving electrical shock and falling from atop the railcar ∗ Apr 18 An employee was crushed by a crawler pipelayer when backed over during gas pipeline project work ∗ Apr 23 A construction worker at a grain facility erecting a grain bin was crushed between an aerial lift he was working from and a metal beam while elevated
    • FY 2013 Fatalities ∗ May 7 Two employees of a sandblasting shop were moving a 250 gallon propane tank with a forklift when the tank fell and the valve was broken. The employees moving the tank and an additional employee from the shop evacuated the building for approximately 5 minutes. Two employees re-entered the building and an explosion ensued, severely burning the two employees. One employee passed away on June 9. One employee was hospitalized.
    • FY 2013 Fatalities ∗ June 13: an employee working by himself in a shop was servicing a vehicle transmission. The front of the vehicle was elevated on 10-inch ramps. The owner of the business found the employee pinned under the vehicle which apparently rolled off the ramps. Employee passed away on June 18.
    • FY 2013 Fatalities ∗ July 9: A painter working on a hotel fell 4-stories and was killed ∗ July 23: An on the road driver was delivering a load of pvc pipe at a landfill. As he unloaded the pipe it rolled off the trailer. Some of pipe struck the driver causing his death at the scene.
    • Fy 2013 Fatalities ∗ July 28: A water well servicing employee was preparing to pull the pipe from a residential water well when he was electrocuted at the well wiring ∗ July 29: An oil & gas worker was cutting the metal bands from stacked bundles of poly coil pipe when the tubing bundles fell crushing the employee
    • Fy 2013 Fatalities ∗ September 4: An oil field worker was killed and his co-worker was injured while trying to replace a 12-by12 foot oil-field tank . The worker on top of the tank was welding while the worker at ground-level was pumping sludge from the bottom of the tank. A fire started and the tank exploded. The welder on top was blown from the tank but survived with injuries. The worker at ground level was hit by the explosion and was killed.
    • Fy 2013 Fatalities ∗ September 9: At the University of Oklahoma in Norman, a construction worker fell from a scaffold 40 feet and was killed
    • FY 2013 FATALITIES  26 Fatality Events or Investigations  27 Worker Deaths
    • 2013 INDUSTRIES • 13 • 7 • 6 General Industry Construction Oil & Gas
    • 2013 EVENT TYPES 12 4 4 2 3 1 Struck or Crushed by / Caught in Electrocutions Falls Natural Cause Fire / Explosion Confined space
    • 2012 Standard Cited GENERAL INDUSTRY 1. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication 2. 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements 3. 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods 4. 1910.178 – Powered Industrial Trucks 5. 1910.37 - Egress, exit routes 6. 1910.132 – Personal Protective Equipment 7. 1910.157 – Portable Fire Extinguishers 8. 1910.22 - Walking/Working Surfaces 9. 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection 10. 1904.29 - Recordkeeping
    • 2012 Standard Cited CONSTRUCTION 1. 1926.501 – Fall Protection 2. 1926.451 - Scaffolding 3. 1926.1053 – Ladders 4. 1926.503 – Fall Protection Training 5. 1926.100 – Head Protection 6. 1926.20 – General Safety Program 7. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication 8. 1926.453 – Aerial Lift Fall Protection 9. 1926.102 – Eye and Face Protection 10. 1926.651 – Excavation Protective System
    • 2012 Standard Cited OIL & GAS 1. 1910.23 – Guarding floor openings 2. 1910.146 – Confined Space 3. Section 5(a)(1) – General Duty Clause 4. 1910.305 – Electrical, Wiring Methods 5. 1910.132 – Personal Protective Equipment 6. 1910.303 – Electrical, General Requirements 7. 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication 8. 1910.151 – Medical services and First Aid 9. 1910.157 – Portable Fire Extinguishers 10. 1910.134 – Respiratory Protection
    • THANK YOU