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Federal truck and bus carrier safety ratings ineffective, audit finds

Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration should revise its process for predicting which commercial truck and bus carriers have the highest risk of crashes, the Government Accountability Office has recommended after completing an audit of the FMCSA’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.
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MEASURING SAFETY

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Select leading indicators to help measure safety
Experts say understanding how to select and use leading indicators can create a stronger safety culture. Safety+Health explores six leading indicators – as well as why the definition of a leading indicator is still under debate.
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OSHA’s VPP controls are insufficient: report

Washington – OSHA lacks sufficient controls to ensure worksites in the Voluntary Protection Programs maintain “exemplary occupational safety and health systems,” according to a Dec. 16 report from the Department of Labor Office of Inspector General.
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OSHA's Top 10: Present and past

OSHA's Top 10: Present and past

OSHA’s most cited violations and largest penalties for FY 2013 – plus a look at data from previous years
This year’s presentation of the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA violations includes some comparisons with data from previous years.
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