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Sep 21, 2014
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2014 NSC CONGRESS & EXPO COVERAGE

OSHA announces Top 10 most-cited violations for FY 2014

Sep 16, 2014
San Diego – OSHA, together with Safety+Health magazine, on Sept. 16 unveiled the agency's Top 10 most-cited violations for fiscal year 2014 during the NSC Congress and Expo. Read More
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2014 NSC CONGRESS & EXPO COVERAGE

NSC launches ‘Journey to Safety Excellence’ initiative

Sep 15, 2014
San Diego – Seize the day. That was the message from National Safety Council President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman, who welcomed thousands of safety professionals to the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo during this morning’s Opening Session. Read More
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NEW OSHA FINAL RULE

OSHA releases final rule on recordkeeping requirements

Sep 11, 2014
Washington – Beginning next year, employers will be required to report all in-patient hospitalizations and amputations to OSHA, under a final rule released Sept. 11. Read More
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THE LATEST NUMBERS

BLS preliminary data shows decline in workplace deaths in 2013

Sep 11, 2014
Washington – The number and rate of workers killed on the job in 2013 declined from 2012, according to preliminary data released Sept. 11 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More
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'HOT BUTTON ISSUE'

Medical marijuana and workplace safety

Aug 24, 2014
Laws and attitudes are changing rapidly regarding medical marijuana, which has been legalized by nearly half of the states in the country. But each state’s law varies, leaving more questions than answers when it comes to employers with safety-sensitive positions. Read More

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

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

“Innovation and Inspiration”: The 2014 NSC Rising Stars of Safety

The National Safety Council is pleased to recognize the 2014 Class of the NSC Rising Stars of Safety, presented by DuPont Sustainable Solutions. With many outstanding nominations to choose from, 41 honorees were selected.

Medical marijuana and workplace safety

Laws and attitudes are changing rapidly regarding medical marijuana, which has been legalized by nearly half of the states in the country. But each state’s law varies, leaving more questions than answers when it comes to employers with safety-sensitive positions.

Reporting near misses

Observing and abating hazards before someone gets hurt is vital to ensuring worker safety, and a near-miss program can help. Learn what near misses are, how they work, and how to collect reports on them.

Safety Leadership: Bring your safety vision to life

There’s some interesting work being done in areas around the world that are known for long histories of conflict. Several organizations are taking a fresh look at how to overcome poverty, factional violence and the legacy of repression that have dominated these environments for so long – and create a different future.

Washington Update: The case against the 'Safety Case'

The federal government has been working to improve chemical facility safety and security, but two concepts intended to further that improvement are seemingly being left behind: Inherently Safer Design and the Safety Case.

All About You: 'Mindful meditation'

This month, veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk discusses how to handle negative emotions.
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Safety+Health Webinars

OSHA's Top 10: Present and past

December 01
This year’s presentation of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations includes some comparisons with data from previous years.

Were Herbert William Heinrich’s theories valid? Do they still matter?

October 01
Safety professionals generally agree that Herbert William Heinrich had a significant impact on the practice of safety, but whether his influence was positive or negative remains a subject of debate.

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.