b'Garys CornerACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS PART TWOGary Auman, MRCA Legal CounselI nthelastissueoftheMRCAenforcement will most likely mean an increase in Magazine,Italkedaboutthe number of compliance officers. Therefore, this accidentinvestigationsandwill probably result in more OSHA enforcement promised a Part II on that topic.inspections. I know that all of our members treat However, some timely informationsafety as a very important part of their business; needs to be shared with the MRCAbut now you must also be aware of the increased Membership. So, I am going to take this opportunitylikelihoodofanenforcementinspection.As toprovideyouwithpertinentinformationafterbusiness owners, you need to pay a lot of attention attendinganOSHA AmericanBar Associationto the details, especially in your safety programs, OSHA/MSHA Law Conference this spring. your training programs, and your safety record First,PresidentBidensignedthefederalkeeping methods.governments FY 2022 budget on March 15, 2021.The American Bar Association OSHA/MSHA This budget funds the federal government fromLaw Conference was held the week of March 9, October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022. As2022. Douglas L. Parker, Assistant Secretary of I reported last year, the President asked CongressLabor for Occupational Safety and Health, spoke for an increase in the OSHA budget of $52.6 million.onthefirstdayoftheconference.Mr.Parker Congress approved that request, and the Presidentreported that he feels OSHA plays a big role in signed a budget representing an increase to OSHAthe Biden Administrations initiatives to provide of $20 million. Of the $20 million, OSHA will usegoodandsafejobsforworkers.Hetoldthe nearly $7.3 million for increased enforcement. Iattendees that OSHA will work towards a broader dont think I need to tell you that the increase ininfectious disease standard to prevent history from 24 www.mrca.orgMidwest Roofer'