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HEARING LOSS PREVENTION

Hearing conservation: Listen up

Safety pros can take steps to protect workers from occupational hearing loss
OSHA estimates that 30 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise every year. What can safety professionals do to help protect the workforce from hearing loss?
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WCS
FINDING A MEANING

Defining ‘world-class’ safety

What does the phrase mean, and how can organizations achieve world-class status?

“World-class safety” is a frequently heard phrase, but what does it really mean to have a world-class safety program? As Safety+Health found out, the answers are complex.


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cancer
RETURN TO WORK

Workers with cancer

Six ways employers can help employees get back on the job
Workers who are dealing with or recovering from cancer often face challenges – such as fatigue – that can affect job performance and safety. But experts say employers can offer accommodations to help these workers stay on the job.
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2016 CEOs Who "Get It"
SAFETY LEADERSHIP

2016 CEOs Who 'Get It'

The National Safety Council recognizes seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health
Safety+Health presents Q&As with seven leaders who demonstrate a personal commitment to worker safety and health.
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The one-person safety team
TOUGH, BUT NOT IMPOSSIBLE

The one-person safety team

Three professionals share their experiences of being the only dedicated safety pro onsite
In some organizations, the safety team consists of one person. What challenges does this create? How does a safety professional avoid feeling isolated and keep up with important trends when he or she is all alone? Three safety pros weigh in.
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Combustible dust: Small particles, big hazard
EXPLOSIVE MATERIAL

Combustible dust: Small particles, big hazard

OSHA is in the early stages of the rulemaking process, so where can employers find guidance right now?
The Chemical Safety Board has been urging OSHA to promulgate a general industry standard for combustible dust since 2006. But where can facilities look for guidance right now?
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Working with arthritis
MOST COMMON CAUSE OF DISABILITY

Working with arthritis

Employees may have limitations, but accommodations can help
Workers with arthritis often experience symptoms such as pain, stiffness and fatigue. But experts say accommodations from employers can help people with arthritis stay on the job.
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Salary Survey 2015
Salary Survey 2015

Salary Survey 2015

The results of Safety+Health’s 2015 Salary Survey are in, featuring data from 1,400 safety professionals, broken out by job title, experience, region and more. How does your salary stack up?
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Hand-Arm Vibration
WIDESPREAD CONDITION, PREVENTION MEASURES LIMIT EFFECTS

Hand-arm vibration syndrome

Workers who use power tools may be at risk
Workers who use vibrating tools such as jackhammers, chain saws, grinders and riveters are at risk for developing hand-arm vibration syndrome. Experts say preventive measures can help reduce the risk.
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