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Safety+Health August 2015

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August 2015

Volume: 192
Edition: 2

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Lone worker safety

Organizations can take steps to ensure safety for people who work alone
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.
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The new CSB

Following inner turmoil and amid new accusations of misconduct, the Chemical Safety Board moves forward with reforms
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?
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The 2015 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

An online guide to the world’s largest annual event for environmental, health and safety professionals
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.
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Federal Employees’ Compensation Act reform

Lawmakers seek to amend the federal workers’ compensation system. Can they strike a fair balance?
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.
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