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Apr 01, 2015
Silica
SILICA EXPOSURE

OSHA severely underestimates costs of silica standard, construction coalition says

Mar 31, 2015
Arlington, VA – OSHA’s proposed silica standard will cost employers billions of dollars more than the agency has estimated, according to a report from the Construction Industry Safety Coalition. Read More
Arcflash
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
Oshainspections-slider
PREPARATION IS KEY

Preparing for an OSHA inspection

Mar 29, 2015
Just as safety pros need to be prepared to identify and abate even the rarest of safety hazards, employers always should be ready for the possibility of a surprise visit from OSHA. Do you know what to do? Read More
Workzones
WORK ZONE SAFETY

Patience pays off in work zones

Mar 29, 2015
More than 500 people were killed in roadway work zones in 2013. Although safety has improved during the past decade, experts say more needs to be done. Read More
Perez-testify
DEFENDING OSHA

Perez defends upcoming silica rule, as GOP members raise concerns

Mar 17, 2015
Washington – Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez defended OSHA’s forthcoming silica standard to members of the House during a March 17 hearing convened by the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Subcommittee. Read More

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

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Avoiding arc flash

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.

Preparing for an OSHA inspection

Just as safety pros need to be prepared to identify and abate even the rarest of safety hazards, employers always should be ready for the possibility of a surprise visit from OSHA. Do you know what to do?

Patience pays off in work zones

More than 500 people were killed in roadway work zones in 2013. Although safety has improved during the past decade, experts say more needs to be done.

All About You: The safety pro and the ‘butterfly effect’

This month, veteran safety pro turned professional speaker Richard Hawk discusses how your efforts – even those that are small or go unnoticed – can make a big difference.

Washington Update: In Congress, who will take the lead on worker safety?

Over the past several years, many faces familiar to safety and health professionals have been disappearing from Capitol Hill.

Electronic logging device rule coming by end of fiscal year, FMCSA official says

Federal official tells Senate subcommittee that electronic logging devices in commercial trucks will improve safety. Also: updates on driver hours of service and the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program
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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.