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Jul 28, 2015
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ENSURING SAFETY

Lone worker safety

Jul 25, 2015
Solitary work is a fact of life in many industries. How do organizations ensure safety for employees they cannot see? Safety experts and government officials offer advice on protecting lone workers. Read More
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NSC EVENT

The 2015 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Jul 25, 2015
Join the National Safety Council in Atlanta for the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals. Here are online resources to help you plan and enjoy your trip to the show, or to follow along from home. Read More
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WORKERS' COMPENSATION

Federal Employees’ Compensation Act reform

Jul 25, 2015
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act has had no significant changes for 40 years. Now, policymakers and politicians are debating how to balance appropriate use of taxpayer funds with ensuring injured workers receive appropriate benefits. Read More
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OSHA STANDARDS

OSHA: PSM standard exemption applies only to small retail establishments

Jul 23, 2015
Washington – Large facilities that store and sell chemicals may no longer be exempt from OSHA’s Process Safety Management Standard, the agency announced July 22 in a revised interpretation of its rules. Read More
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OSHA ENFORCEMENT

OSHA instructs inspectors on enforcing hazcom standard

Jul 22, 2015
Washington – OSHA compliance officers have a new instruction document that outlines inspection procedures for the agency’s updated Hazard Communication Standard. Read More

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Lone worker safety

Solitary work is a fact of life in many industries. How do organizations ensure safety for employees they cannot see? Safety experts and government officials offer advice on protecting lone workers.

The new CSB

The Chemical Safety Board pushes through new reforms intended to bring its “house in order.” But the reforms follow a controversial appointment of the agency’s new leader. What’s in the board’s future?

The 2015 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Join the National Safety Council in Atlanta for the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals. Here are online resources to help you plan and enjoy your trip to the show, or to follow along from home.

Federal Employees’ Compensation Act reform

The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act has had no significant changes for 40 years. Now, policymakers and politicians are debating how to balance appropriate use of taxpayer funds with ensuring injured workers receive appropriate benefits.

Washington Update: Ensuring representation, or reinforcing bureaucracy?

The spring regulatory agenda, released May 21, tees up several rules OSHA intends to issue in the next few months. Final rules on modernizing recordkeeping, walking/working surfaces, and eye and face protection are expected by the end of summer; proposed rules on beryllium and cranes and derricks are scheduled for the fall.

Safety Leadership: The data gap: What your employees may not be telling you

This month, Rebecca Timmins from DEKRA Insight discusses how employers can “set the stage” for accurate – and honest – information sharing.
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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.