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CCH Offers One-stop OSHA Compliance Tools for General Industry, Construction

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., March 12, 2007) – Now, professionals can avoid serious workplace errors, fines and penalties with new editions of two popular handbooks for general industry and construction by CCH, a leading provider of safety law information and software. CCH is part of Wolters Kluwer Law and Business. Available in both print and CD-ROM are Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry.

The 2007 editions offer convenient access to the most recent and complete set of applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and all amendments as of January 2007, including the latest OSHA interpretation letters.

“With more than 4 million workplace injuries and illnesses recorded in the private sector, companies need to maintain and keep abreast of all OSHA requirements to ensure critical issues are addressed before they become a problem,” said Lauren Shohet Weiser, CCH safety product manager.

Both handbooks contain up-to-date, expert information presented in an easy-to-read format that professionals can use as a desktop reference or on-site. Important topics covered include:

  • Section 1903 regulations on inspections, citations and proposed penalties;
  • Section 1904 regulations covering recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses;
  • Section 1990 carcinogen policy and model standards; and
  • Section 5(a) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the “General Duty” clause).

General Industry

Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry includes the full text of regulations contained in the official federal government version (29 CFR Part 1910); recent amendments, additions and other changes to the OSHA standards; as well as useful tools for employers, including:

  • Current lists of local and regional emphasis programs;
  • Revised OSHA respiratory protection standards;
  • Changes to the hexavalent chromium agreement and corrections to the hexavalent chromium standard;
  • Guidance document training tips; and
  • Interpretation letters on topics ranging from volunteer coverage to hospital safety and even handrail usage.

Construction Industry

The Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry is an informative resource for construction safety information and includes the full text of regulations contained in the official federal government version (29 CFR Part 1926) plus cross-references to the corresponding sections of the Part 1910 general industry standards.

This handbook features sections addressing recent clarifications on roll-over protective structures; revisions to the respiratory protection standard; corrections to hexavalent chromium; local emphasis program listings and much more.

Interpretation letters are also included in this edition covering topics from moving mobile scaffolds to washing facilities on construction job sites and cave-in protection requirements along with requirements for excavation protective systems.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to order, call 1-800-248-3248 or visit safety.cch.com/onlinestore. Single copy price for Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry is $48.95 for print and $49.95 for CD-ROM; for Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry it is $39.95 for print and $49.95 for CD-ROM plus applicable tax, shipping and handling. Both titles also can be purchased at a discounted bundle print/CD-ROM combination. Quantity discounts and school adoption pricing are available.

About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students. Its major product lines include Aspen Publishers, CCH, Kluwer Law International and Loislaw. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, Ill.

Wolters Kluwer is a leading global information services and publishing company. The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory, and education sectors. Wolters Kluwer has annual revenues (2006) of €3.7 billion, employs approximately 19,900 people worldwide and maintains operations across Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific. Wolters Kluwer is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Its shares are quoted on the Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices. For more information, visit www.wolterskluwer.com.

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EDITORS’ NOTE: Editorial review copies of CCH Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry and CCH Occupational Safety and Health Standards for the Construction Industry, are available upon request for members of the press. Contact Leslie Bonacum, 847-267-7153 or mediahelp@cch.com or Neil Allen, 847-267-2179 or neil.allen@wolterskluwer.com.

       


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