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What's Your Opinion?

Does your CEO "get it" about the value of worker safety and health?

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Dec 18, 2014
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EQUAL RIGHTS

NSC provides advice on safety of temporary workers

Dec 18, 2014
Temporary and contractor workers should be included in all efforts employers take to ensure the safety of workers, according to National Safety Council recommendations released Dec. 18. Read More
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FALLS UP; OVERALL INJURIES DOWN

BLS releases third report on 2013 injury data; same-level falls up

Dec 16, 2014
The rate of fall injuries leading to days away from work increased in 2013, according to data released Dec. 16 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read More
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TRUCKER HOURS OF SERVICE RESTART PROVISION SUSPENDED

Congress suspends restart provision on trucker hours of service

Dec 16, 2014
Truckers no longer will be subject to a 34-hour restart provision that includes a pair of rest breaks between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Read More
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HOUSE, SENATE PASS OSHA BUDGET AGREEMENT

House, Senate pass budget agreement giving slight bump to OSHA

Dec 15, 2014
A weekend session of Congress resulted in passage of a $1.1 trillion budget agreement that will provide stable funding to OSHA and other federal safety agencies. Read More
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FEATURING A Q&A WITH OSHA'S PATRICK KAPUST

OSHA's Top 10: The more things change ...

Nov 23, 2014

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.

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Does your CEO 'Get it?'

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OSHA's Top 10: The more things change ...

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.

More data, more problems?

As OSHA prepares to issue a final rule that would significantly increase the amount of injury data it collects from employers – and release it to the public – stakeholder concerns continue. Among them: How OSHA will ensure the privacy of injured workers, and could the data unintentionally cast some employers in a bad light? (Part two of a two-part article.)

'Fracking' and worker safety

Technological advances have led to a steep increase in hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” in the oil and gas industry. As fracking ramps up, questions have arisen about what is being done to protect workers from both short- and long-term hazards.

OSHA, FCC workshop focuses on keeping communications tower workers safe

The telecommunications industry must ensure the clear communication of worker safety, just as it strives to provide clear wireless communication to the public.

Washington Update: Improving relations

How close is federal OSHA to pulling Arizona’s oversight of the state’s construction industry? Just a few feet, apparently.

Safety Leadership: It’s time to take ‘magical thinking’ out of safety leadership

During the recent Occupational Keynote at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo, OSHA administrator David Michaels stirred up a little controversy when he said, “Just focusing on personal responsibility isn’t useful, and it isn’t the law.”

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Safety+Health Webinars

Salary Survey 2014

October 26

Safety+Health presents the results of its 2014 Salary Survey of safety professionals. How does your salary stack up?

Office worker ergonomics

March 01
Safety+Health shares – in pictures – how the National Safety Council conducts ergonomics assessments of workers’ desks and chairs to help prevent MSDs.

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.