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Aug 30, 2015
Rising-stars
THE FUTURE OF SAFETY

2015 NSC Rising Stars of Safety: 'Leaders and innovators'

Aug 23, 2015
The National Safety Council presents the NSC Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2015. These young safety professionals are being recognized for their efforts to “promote continuous safety improvement in their organizations” and “working to build strong safety cultures.” Read More
Latino-workers
WORKPLACE FATALITIES

La seguridad de los trabajadores latinos

Aug 23, 2015
Hispanic and Latino workers were the only demographic to see its fatality figures increase from 2012 to 2013. Experts explore why Latinos are at a higher risk of workplace injuries and death, and provide potential solutions to reverse the growing trend. Read More
Psm
CHEMICAL SAFETY

Process Safety Management: An update

Aug 23, 2015
The federal government, including OSHA, has updated its progress on improving chemical facility safety. For its part, OSHA has taken several steps to update its Process Safety Management Standard. Read More
Oil-gas-industry
OIL AND GAS WORKERS

Safety during a downturn

Aug 23, 2015
A recent downturn in the oil and gas industry has created challenges for safety professionals. How can they keep workers safe amid more stress and fewer resources? Read More
Diabetes
WORKER HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Diabetes and worker safety

Aug 23, 2015
About 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Experts say that an individual who has diabetes can work safely if he or she can effectively control the condition and perform the job’s essential duties. Read More

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

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

2015 NSC Rising Stars of Safety: 'Leaders and innovators'

The National Safety Council presents the NSC Rising Stars of Safety, Class of 2015. These young safety professionals are being recognized for their efforts to “promote continuous safety improvement in their organizations” and “working to build strong safety cultures.”

Reducing beryllium exposure

OSHA’s proposed rule on beryllium has been released. It aims to dramatically reduce the current permissible exposure limit – a move supported by both labor and industry – and save hundreds of lives a year.

La seguridad de los trabajadores latinos

Hispanic and Latino workers were the only demographic to see its fatality figures increase from 2012 to 2013. Experts explore why Latinos are at a higher risk of workplace injuries and death, and provide potential solutions to reverse the growing trend.

Process Safety Management: An update

The federal government, including OSHA, has updated its progress on improving chemical facility safety. For its part, OSHA has taken several steps to update its Process Safety Management Standard.

VPP: Here to stay?

A House bill would make OSHA’s Voluntary Protections Program a permanent fixture within the agency. Should it be? Stakeholders debate the merits of codifying the program in the face of recent criticisms.

Safety during a downturn

A recent downturn in the oil and gas industry has created challenges for safety professionals. How can they keep workers safe amid more stress and fewer resources?
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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.