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  • Keeping aging workers safe
    The proportion of older workers in the United States continues to rise, prompting safety professionals and researchers to strategize about the best ways to accommodate them.
  • Starting the conversation: OSHA mulls update to HazCom Standard
    Although nobody can say for certain when the next revision to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard will take place, the agency hosted a meeting in November to gather stakeholder feedback on efforts to align the standard with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
  • Paid sick leave
    Supporters of sick leave policies say they help prevent the spread of disease and on-the-job injuries. Critics claim they are burdensome and costly to employers.
  • Motor fleet safety
    What does a safety professional need to know if he or she manages a fleet of vehicles? National Safety Council experts say the effort needs to be collaborative. Also: Take a quiz to test your knowledge.

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