Some more news from the federal Department of Labor:
On November 15, 2007, the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule on employer-paid personal protective equipment (PPE). Under the final rule, all PPE, with few exceptions, is to be provided at no cost to the employee. The rule contains a few exceptions for ordinary safety-toed footwear, ordinary prescription safety eyewear, logging boots, and ordinary clothing and weather-related gear. For more information, visit PPE Payment Fact Sheet.