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    Jun 27, 2016
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    SURVEY SAYS

    One-third of workers say their employer favors productivity over safety, NSC survey shows

    Jun 22, 2016
    Itasca, IL – One-third of employees believe their employer prioritizes productivity over safety, according to the results of a recent survey from the National Safety Council. Read More
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    TWO NEW POLICIES

    AMA adopts policies on workplace violence, paid sick leave

    Jun 16, 2016
    Chicago – The American Medical Association is calling on OSHA to require health care employers to implement programs intended to prevent workplace violence. Read More
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    IDENTIFICATION AND PREVENTION

    7 common workplace safety hazards

    May 22, 2016
    Members of the National Safety Council Consulting Services Group travel across the country – and the world – to visit worksites and conduct safety audits. They share with Safety+Health seven hazards they frequently spot, and offer advice on preventing them. Read More
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    3 TIMES AS LIKELY TO GET HURT

    New workers, higher risk

    May 22, 2016
    Research shows that workers who have been on the job for less than one month are more than 3 times as likely to have a lost-time work injury. Experts say orientation and training are crucial to keeping new workers safe. Read More
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    OSHA ENFORCEMENT

    Fact vs. fiction: OSHA compliance assistance and on-site consultation

    May 22, 2016
    In an exclusive interview with Safety+Health, OSHA Deputy Assistant Secretary Jordan Barab discusses what he says are myths regarding the agency’s enforcement efforts and compliance assistance resources. Read More

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    ISEA publishes Summer newsletter

    Trends in personal protective equipment

    Safety+Health, with the help of the International Safety Equipment Association, invited personal protective equipment manufacturers to weigh in on the challenges they’ve been asked to tackle, as well as the technological innovations that are here or on the horizon.

    Long run: An interview with OSHA’s David Michaels

    In a one-on-one conversation with Safety+Health, David Michaels reflects on his tenure as OSHA’s longest-serving administrator, discusses the achievements he’s proudest of and offers advice for his successor.

    Stress and worker safety

    Is job stress an occupational safety and health issue? Some experts say “yes,” and that safety pros can play an important role in helping workers cope.

    Safety Leadership: For high reliability, start with the weak signals

    Michael D. Mangan from DEKRA Insight discusses why “the signals of looming disaster aren’t always easy to detect” and details four practices that contribute to high-reliability performance.

    The Campbell Institute: Safety leading indicators: A big data problem (part one)

    Joe Stough from IHS explains how leading indicators often are not vetted with data or analytics, comparing the issue to “a doctor prescribing drugs that have not been proven to work.”

    All About You: Silencing your inner critic

    Veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk shares some tips on how to contend with your inner critic so you can stay inspired.
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    OSHA's Top 10 most cited violations

    November 22
    Safety+Health presents OSHA’s most frequently cited violations for fiscal year 2015. Also: the annual “penalty box” detailing the year’s largest fines, and an exclusive interview with an official from OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement on the agency’s new reporting requirement and what a new weighted inspection system means for employers.

    11 tips for effective workplace housekeeping

    July 01
    Good housekeeping is crucial to safe workplaces. Experts agree that all workplaces – from offices to manufacturing plants – should incorporate housekeeping in their safety programs, and every worker should play a part.

    25 steps to a safer office

    June 01
    A job where most of the work tasks are completed while sitting in a chair in a climate-controlled office building would seem less fraught with danger. However, a surprising number of hazards can be present in an office setting.