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Apr 26, 2015
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NEW LEGISLATION

Rep. Hartzler: Let employers abate OSHA violations before getting fined

Apr 24, 2015
Washington – Employers would have an opportunity to abate certain OSHA violations before being subject to a fine, under legislation introduced April 22 by Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO). Read More
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REDUCING WORKPLACE FATALITIES

Criminal prosecutions, control strategies will prevent worker deaths, National COSH says

Apr 23, 2015
Longmeadow, MA – Broader use of hazard prevention strategies and threats of stiffer consequences for workplace safety violations will help reduce the number of annual worker deaths, a group of safety advocates stated during an April 23 press conference. Read More
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CHEMICAL EXPOSURES

NSC to employers: Reduce chemical exposures to prevent illnesses

Apr 22, 2015
Itasca, IL – Employers should take steps to better manage occupational exposures to help prevent the estimated 53,000 fatal workplace illnesses that occur each year, the National Safety Council announced April 22. Read More
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MARIJUANA GUIDELINES

Marijuana and the workforce: Groups issue guidelines

Apr 15, 2015
Elk Grove Village, IL – Two worker health groups have published guidance intended to help employers respond to marijuana use among the workforce. Read More
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ELECTRICAL SAFETY

Avoiding arc flash

Mar 29, 2015
NIOSH estimates that five to 10 arc flash incidents occur every day – each with the potential to cause serious injury or death. The National Fire Protection Association’s NFPA 70E standard provides guidance on arc flash safety, and its newest edition aims for further clarity while focusing on risk assessment. Read More

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

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

Job Outlook 2015

Safety+Health’s 2015 Job Outlook offers good news for occupational safety and health professionals: Most respondents to the survey reported that jobs are secure and opportunities are expanding.

Do you speak 'OSHA'?

How well do you know OSHA? Take our quiz to test your knowledge of the agency’s terms, programs and procedures.

Perez defends OSHA agenda

Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez tells congressional critics that OSHA must strike a balance between compliance assistance and enforcement.

Washington Update: Injury costs shifting to workers, OSHA report claims

Employers are failing to protect workers from injuries, and workers who are injured bear the financial costs of those injuries due to a “broken” workers’ compensation system.

Safety Leadership: Is your personal brand helping your safety leadership?

Steven Luttrull and Jennifer McKelvey from DEKRA Insight offer guidance on understanding and developing your personal brand to improve job performance, satisfaction and effectiveness.

All About You: Using your imagination to get out of a rut

This month, veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk discusses how strengthening your “imagination muscles” can help you shake off feelings of stagnation.
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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.