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MSHA releases ladder safety guide

Arlington, VA – A new guide from the Mine Safety and Health Administration aims to help metal and nonmetal mine operators comply with the agency’s ladder safety standards.
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FMCSA proposes electronic logbook requirement for commercial drivers

Washington – Interstate commercial truck and bus carriers would have to install electronic logging devices – previously referred to as “electronic on-board recorders” – in their vehicles to track drivers’ compliance with hours-of-service regulations, under an updated proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
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Companies worldwide may be shifting attitudes on safety: survey

Katy, TX – Companies around the world are changing their approach to occupational safety by recognizing the benefits of safety management, suggests a recent survey from certification and consulting firm DNV GL – Business Assurance and research institute GFK Eurisko.
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New task force to examine workplace drug use

Pensacola, FL – The American Association of Occupational Health Nurses and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine will be working together on a task force to study the safety and health issues associated with marijuana and other drug use among workers.
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