August’s Safety Law Newsletter covers the following topics: the House Appropriations Committee voted to approve the FY 2018 appropriations package, which includes funding for Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH); the U.S. District Court considers the Department of Justice’s motion to dismiss President Trump’s “two-for-one” Executive Order (E.O. 13771); OSHA launched the injury and illness (I/I) data submission platform certain employers will need to use; and how to identify the Competent Person under the OSHA silica rule for the Construction Industry. To read the full newsletter for these and many more topics, click here.