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A blog by Safety+Health Senior Associate Editor Kyle W. Morrison


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OSHA Roundup for Aug. 18, 2014

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OSHA contemplates citing employers who discourage workers from reporting injuries or illnesses. Read about this story and others in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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Replacing long-haul truckers with long-haul robots?

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Transportation incidents are a leading cause of workplace-related deaths. Could robots be the answer?
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OSHA Roundup for Aug. 11, 2014

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Employers seeking federal contracts will soon have to disclose their OSHA violations, a new Executive Order declares. Read about this story and others in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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‘Active-shooter’ drills: Good idea?

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It’s not uncommon for workplaces to hold preparedness drills covering a number of different disaster scenarios, including fires, earthquakes and tornadoes. But what about drills simulating a gunman attack?
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OSHA Roundup for Aug. 4, 2014

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OSHA inspectors face new training requirements, and states issue tips for mitigating various hazards. Read about these stories and more in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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Infographic: Helping workers adapt to hot environments

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Heat stress can be deadly, and employers need to protect their employees from the dangers of hot environments. Here’s one tool to give you a better picture on how to do just that.
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OSHA Roundup for July 28, 2014

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Communication towers and temporary workers recently received extra attention from OSHA. Read about these stories and more in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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How not to respond to a safety inspection

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A British employer recently was confronted by a government workplace safety inspector, and his reaction to the visit has landed him behind bars.
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OSHA Roundup for July 21, 2014

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In response to recent deaths and other incidents in separate high-hazard industries throughout the country, OSHA has increased enforcement and outreach efforts. Read about these stories and more in this week’s OSHA Roundup.
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Workplace safety: Just a game?

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Can you learn important safety information from playing a game? OSHA seems to think so.
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