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    May 30, 2016
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    BURDENSOME TO EMPLOYERS?

    Critics of OSHA recordkeeping rule air concerns at House hearing

    May 25, 2016
    Washington – Critics of OSHA’s recently released recordkeeping rule, which would make worker injury and illness data public, voiced their concerns during a May 25 hearing convened by the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee. Read More
    New-workers
    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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    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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    OSHA REGULATORY AGENDA

    ‘Big impact’: OSHA aims to issue final rule on walking/working surfaces in August

    May 19, 2016
    Washington – OSHA’s final rule on preventing slips, trips and falls is scheduled for publication in August, according to the spring regulatory agenda released May 18. Read More

    ISEA Protection Update Protection Update

    ISEA publishes Summer newsletter

    New workers, higher risk

    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.

    OSHA’s new silica rule generates praise, criticism

    Labor and industry groups that have expressed support for OSHA’s final rule on silica are among those challenging the rule in court.

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

    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.

    7 common workplace safety hazards

    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.

    During Workers’ Memorial Week, safety advocates call for stronger protections

    To mark Workers’ Memorial Week, advocacy groups issued reports and called for increased worker protections and additional research to prevent on-the-job injuries.

    Washington Update: Ensuring safety education and research

    The White House fiscal year 2017 budget request seeks to eliminate funding for 18 NIOSH Education and Research Centers as well as the NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Program, claiming the programs have outlived their usefulness. But supporters of the program are speaking out.
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    Safety+Health Webinars

    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.