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May Is Electrical Safety Month [Infographic]

April 25, 2017

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Judge: Two Companies Operated as Single Employer at Worksite Where Employees Were Injured

April 25, 2017

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Construction Companies Cited for Power Line Incident

April 24, 2017

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Survey Examines Advantages of Integrated Eye, Head and Face Protection

April 20, 2017

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Peter Nees Charged with Lying to OSHA During Fatality Investigation

April 20, 2017

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Oil Prices, Predictions And the Problem With Predictions: Progress in EHS

April 19, 2017

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Chemical Companies, Transportation Carriers Win Safety Awards

April 19, 2017

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The Question We All Should Ask: Is My Loved One Safe at Work?

April 18, 2017

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British Safety Council: Let’s Make Time for Conversations about Mental Health

April 18, 2017

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Guardrail Basics: What You Need to Know

April 18, 2017

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International Women’s Day Highlights Workplace Discrimination

March 8, 2017

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International Women’s Day: Most Women Prefer To Work

March 8, 2017

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Web Application Examines the Real Costs of Mining Injuries

March 7, 2017

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National Ladder Safety Month Focuses on Education, Training

March 6, 2017

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Colorado Releases Marijuana Workplace Health and Safety Guide

March 6, 2017

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The Cost of Pollution: 1.7 Million Children Dead Each Year

March 6, 2017

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Appreciate Employees Any Day of the Year

March 3, 2017

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Would You Like to Share Your Safety Success Stories?

March 3, 2017

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House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment Stemming from the Volks Case

March 3, 2017

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Associated Builders and Contractors Releases Annual Report, Honors National Safety Award Winners

March 2, 2017

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OSHA Penalties Keep Changing, But the OSH Act Remains the Same

March 2, 2017

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Americans Fail to Utilize Preventive Care, Despite Having Insurance Coverage

March 2, 2017

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OSHA Delays Beryllium Exposure Rule Effective Date

March 1, 2017

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High Five! Tell EHS Today About Your Successful Hand Protection Program

February 28, 2017

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UK Study: Average Health and Safety Fines £75,000 Higher Than the Cost of Compliance

February 28, 2017

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Survey Says U.S. Adults Don’t Get Enough Sleep

February 27, 2017

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Federal Agencies Tasked with Producing a List of Rules to Be Rescinded or Replaced

February 24, 2017

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DOL Sues Food Manufacturer For Terminating Employee Who Sought Help for Co-Worker

February 23, 2017

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Research Projects Protective Footwear Market to Grow 7.5 Percent Annually

February 23, 2017

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Six Ways to Leverage Chemical Labeling To Increase Safety and Supply Chain Efficiencies

February 3, 2017

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Die Safety Blocks: Why They’re Needed and How To Use Them

February 2, 2017

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No Thrills on Blueberry Hill: Maine Blueberry Processor Takes Steps to Protect Public From Chemical Exposure

February 1, 2017

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VPPPA Taps Mike Maddox to be Executive Director

February 1, 2017

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Conveyor Belt Attendant First Coal Mine Fatality of 2017

February 1, 2017

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An Insider's OSHA: A Q&A With Former OSHA Regional Administrator Nick Walters

January 31, 2017

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Workers at Hanford Nuclear Site Could Get Protection During Clean Up

January 30, 2017

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Omaha Public Works Employee Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle

January 30, 2017

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Grounded in Safety: Preventing Electrical Catastrophes

January 26, 2017

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Bad Posture Habits Lead to a Decrease in Productivity

January 26, 2017

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OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs

January 17, 2017

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OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado

January 17, 2017

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OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces

January 17, 2017

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Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations

January 17, 2017

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QuickTakes 01/03/2017

January 17, 2017

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Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards

January 17, 2017

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Occupational Exposure to Beryllium – 82:2470-2757

January 10, 2017

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Nationally Recongized Testing Laboratory Program Regulation; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:95650-95652

January 10, 2017

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Semiannual Agenda of Regulations – 81:94778-94782

January 10, 2017

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The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93962-93963

January 10, 2017

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Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93963-93965

January 10, 2017

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OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home

January 10, 2017

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OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site

January 10, 2017

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US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks

January 10, 2017

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US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation

January 10, 2017

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Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties

January 10, 2017

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QuickTakes 12/15/2016

December 15, 2016

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OSHA cites SB Framing Services after worker dies after falling from roof

December 14, 2016
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Housing trust in court after mower mangles worker’s hand

December 14, 2016
Housing trust in court after mower mangles worker’s hand

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Tractor driver charged two years after boy knocked down and killed on Leeds farm – Yorkshire Evening Post

December 14, 2016
Tractor driver charged two years after boy knocked down and killed on Leeds farm – Yorkshire Evening Post

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Cargill salt mine: 13 miners trapped in a lift 900 feet below ground in New York state | Americas | News | The Independent

December 14, 2016
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China Mine Collapse Kills 11

December 14, 2016
China Mine Collapse Kills 11

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Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

December 14, 2016
Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

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OSHA Further Enlists the Help of the FAA in its Enforcement of Air Safety … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016

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Is OSHA unconstitutional? – Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

December 14, 2016
OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

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OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

December 14, 2016
OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

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Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek

December 14, 2016
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OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016
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OSHA: Serial Violator Exposes Employees to Fall Hazards – Occupational Health and Safety

December 14, 2016

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Fatal work injury that killed Gerald Thompson was preventable, MN-OSHA cites DSM Excavating

December 14, 2016

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If we want to advance equity in public health practice, we must address race and power

December 14, 2016

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Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) – 81:90196-90198

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cancels meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group

December 14, 2016

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OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility

December 14, 2016

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OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer

December 14, 2016

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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition – 81:88705-88707

December 8, 2016

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Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance – 81:88147-88167

December 8, 2016

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Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV – 81:86987-86988

December 8, 2016

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National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) – 81:86017-86018

December 8, 2016

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Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) – 81:82494-83006

December 8, 2016

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Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement

December 8, 2016

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OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance

December 8, 2016

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Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards

December 8, 2016

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OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards

December 8, 2016

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OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines

December 8, 2016

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QuickTakes 12/01/2016

December 1, 2016

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QuickTakes 11/15/2016

November 15, 2016

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QuickTakes 11/01/2016

November 1, 2016

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Zika data from the lab, and right to the web. http://ift.tt/1j5tw2r

July 19, 2016

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While the spotlight has been on offshore oil drilling, fracking has been quietly going on behind our backs in the Gulf of Mexico. Over 1,200 permits were issued between 2010 and 2014, with billions of gallons of oil-waste water being dumped in the Gulf. http://ift.tt/1Vca2b0

July 13, 2016
While the spotlight has been on offshore oil drilling, fracking has been quietly going on behind our backs in the Gulf of Mexico. Over 1,200 permits were issued between 2010 and 2014, with billions of gallons of oil-waste water being dumped in the Gulf. http://ift.tt/1Vca2b0

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What’s behind Florida’s algae bloom? Satellite photos reveal clues. http://ift.tt/1Vca2b0

July 13, 2016
What’s behind Florida’s algae bloom? Satellite photos reveal clues. http://ift.tt/1Vca2b0

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A cheap, simple experiment just found a very effective way to slow deforestation http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

July 7, 2016
A cheap, simple experiment just found a very effective way to slow deforestation http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

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Wisconsin Said Frac Sand Mining Is Safe In A Report That Groups Say Used Industry Data http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

July 7, 2016
Wisconsin Said Frac Sand Mining Is Safe In A Report That Groups Say Used Industry Data http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

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Here are three scary reasons why LinkedIn sold to Microsoft for $26B http://ift.tt/YV9WJO

June 27, 2016
Here are three scary reasons why LinkedIn sold to Microsoft for $26B http://ift.tt/YV9WJO

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Wisconsin’s Prison-Sentencing Algorithm Challenged in Court https://slashdot.org/

June 27, 2016
Wisconsin’s Prison-Sentencing Algorithm Challenged in Court https://slashdot.org/

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Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

June 27, 2016
Study Links 6.5 Million Deaths Each Year to Air Pollution http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

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If you wondered why Windows XP is still around… http://ift.tt/pqCrME

June 27, 2016
If you wondered why Windows XP is still around… http://ift.tt/pqCrME

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Small Turbines Can Outperform Conventional Wind Farms, Stanford Prof Says, With No Bird Kill http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

June 17, 2016
Small Turbines Can Outperform Conventional Wind Farms, Stanford Prof Says, With No Bird Kill http://ift.tt/193ZuTX

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