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What's Your Opinion?

Is OSHA's "shaming" (via press releases, etc.) of employers who violate safety rules an effective deterrent?

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May 28, 2015
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LATEST REGULATORY AGENDA FROM OSHA

Despite delays, OSHA says to expect several rules soon

May 27, 2015
Washington – Several final and proposed OSHA rules – including a long-delayed update to the beryllium rule – are expected to be published in the next few months, according to the agency’s spring regulatory agenda, released May 21. Read More
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SAFETY POLICY

Stop-work authority

May 22, 2015
Every worker has the right to stop work if he or she feels unsafe. But is that enough? Some experts say employers should empower workers to halt an unsafe task or situation regardless of who is performing it. Read More
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UNITING SAFETY CULTURES

Merge ahead

May 22, 2015
A merger or acquisition often means organizations must find a way to unite two safety cultures. The process presents challenges – and opportunities. Read More
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THE CAMPBELL INSTITUTE

Leading by example

May 22, 2015
Cummins Inc. is the latest recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award, presented annually to an organization that successfully integrates EHS management with business operations. Read More
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VPP LEGISLATION

Bipartisan bill would make VPP permanent

May 21, 2015
Washington – OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs would become a permanent fixture, under bipartisan legislation introduced May 21 in the House. Read More

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

Tell us why on the submission form and your CEO could appear among the 2016 selections.

Safety advocacy groups calling for stronger worker protections

Despite the downward trend in workplace fatalities, safety advocates are calling for stepped-up efforts to protect workers.

Stop-work authority

Every worker has the right to stop work if he or she feels unsafe. But is that enough? Some experts say employers should empower workers to halt an unsafe task or situation regardless of who is performing it.

Merge ahead

A merger or acquisition often means organizations must find a way to unite two safety cultures. The process presents challenges – and opportunities.

Improving academic lab safety

In the wake of severe injuries – including a death – involving laboratory researchers at U.S. universities, the Chemical Safety Board and the American Chemical Society are exploring the issues of education and training, near-miss reporting, and safety culture in university labs.

Leading by example

Cummins Inc. is the latest recipient of the Robert W. Campbell Award, presented annually to an organization that successfully integrates EHS management with business operations.

Washington Update: Religious freedom and safety: ‘A difficult issue’

Employers have a legal mandate to keep their workers safe and a duty to respect workers’ religious beliefs. So what happens when those obligations come into conflict?
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Safety+Health Webinars

OSHA's Top 10 most frequently cited violations

November 23

Safety+Health presents a look at OSHA’s most cited violations and largest penalties for fiscal year 2014. Also: A Q&A with the deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs.

Salary Survey 2014

October 26

Safety+Health presents the results of its 2014 Salary Survey of safety professionals. How does your salary stack up?

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.