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    Jul 23, 2016
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    WORKPLACE VIOLENCE

    Labor unions petition OSHA for standard to prevent workplace violence in health care

    Jul 13, 2016
    Washington – A number of labor unions are calling on OSHA to create a standard aimed at preventing workplace violence in the health care and social services industries. Read More
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    FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET

    House Appropriations Committee considers ‘tough bill’ that would slash OSHA funding

    Jul 13, 2016
    Washington – A wide-ranging spending bill that proposes to cut funding for Department of Labor agencies – including OSHA – is difficult but necessary, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) said July 13 during a full committee markup of the Fiscal Year 2017 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education funding bill. Read More
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    RECORDKEEPING

    Industry groups file legal challenge to OSHA recordkeeping rule

    Jul 12, 2016
    Washington – The National Association of Manufacturers and Associated Builders and Contractors Inc. are among the groups taking legal action in an effort to block OSHA’s recently released recordkeeping rule. Read More
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    JOB-RELATED STRESS

    Stress and worker safety

    Jun 26, 2016
    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. Read More
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    LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD

    Long run: An interview with OSHA’s David Michaels

    Jun 26, 2016
    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. Read More

    Does your CEO 'Get it?'

    Tell us why on the submission form and your CEO could appear among the 2017 selections.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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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    Safety+Health Webinars

    Watch and read: 7 common workplace safety hazards

    May 22
    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.

    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.