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Murray Energy to sue US Department of Labor over rule - The Steubenville Herald-Star


Murray Energy to sue US Department of Labor over rule
The Steubenville Herald-Star
Murray Energy officials said the company was hopeful that the Obama administration would propose a rule mandating administrative controls and requiring the use of personal protective equipment, such as Airstream helmets, which would reduce or ...

Lectra highlights 'Made in America' possibilities - MRO (press release)


Lectra highlights 'Made in America' possibilities
MRO (press release)
... markets including fashion (apparel, accessories, footwear), automotive (car seats and interiors, airbags), furniture, as well as a wide variety of other market sectors, such as aeronautical and marine industries, wind power and personal protective ...

EPA proposes increased pesticide regulation - Lexology (registration)


EPA proposes increased pesticide regulation
Lexology (registration)
In general, owners are exempted from providing themselves or members of their “immediate family” with safety training and information; cleaned and maintained personal protective equipment; decontamination facilities; notification of pesticide ...

Jeddah residents jittery over spread of deadly MERS virus - TrustLaw


Jeddah residents jittery over spread of deadly MERS virus
TrustLaw
She pointed to what she described as poor file-keeping, an initial lack of protective clothing and proper guidance and resistance by some administrators to report MERS cases. In the expensive Khaldiya neighbourhood, where the pink flowers of ...

Canmore expecting funds for emergency equipment purchase - Rocky Mountain Outlook


Canmore expecting funds for emergency equipment purchase
Rocky Mountain Outlook
The list includes equipment for flood response, power generation, personal protective equipment, fuel delivery, shoring, emergency shelter and lighting, supplies for responders, emergency social services supplies and storage containers for it all ...

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Allstar Enviro Safety is proud to announce the launch of its own new web site

Allstar Enviro Safety is proud to announce the launch of its own new web site: safetymom.ca. The petroleum sector saw the requirement to shield the public as well as the natural environment from H2S emitions after several blowouts in the late-1970s and early 80's and created the H2S Alive course. In which a business was drilling a sour gas well which blew up, a notorious event was in central Alberta in 1982. Exactly the same firm had…

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Posted by Jason Smith on April 10, 2014 at 3:30am

The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

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Posted by Niall O'Malley on April 8, 2014 at 1:30pm

ISQEM Incident Accident Investigation Course - Pass Results Announced

ISQEM are pleased to announce  a 100% pass rate for all the delegates that attended the “Incident Accident Investigation Course” held in London, UK, in March 2014…

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Posted by Wayne Harris on April 6, 2014 at 11:30pm

Driver Fatigue and Fatigue Management

Many of us are driving on the job with an overwhelming sense of being tired. It is a definite safety hazard made more acute when you consider how many jobs require several hours behind the wheel each week. The Conference Board of Canada states that the trucking industry moves 90% of all consumer products and food within Canada and 60 % of trade with the USA.…

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Posted by Chris on March 14, 2014 at 2:14pm

Keeping Gloves On

There's no reason for noncompliance when it comes to gloves. In this ISHN articlereasons workers tend to give for removing their gloves are discussed — as well as innovations which have stopped these excuses in their tracks.

Posted by Safety Community on March 12, 2014 at 3:38pm

Keystone Pipeline Intended To Be The “Safest Pipeline Ever”

The U.S. State Department's report on the Keystone XL pipeline indicates that it would be the safest pipeline ever built in the United States if TransCanada agreed to 59 additional safety and environmental protection conditions. TransCanada did agree to these additional safety conditions posed by the U.S. State Department, but how does the…

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Posted by Chris on February 18, 2014 at 12:04pm

Top 29 Catchy Safety Slogans

When it comes to getting staff to remember your important safety messages, using a safety slogan can be an effective way of getting the message through.



But not all safety slogans cut it.  A lot of them are quite bland and well, just not catchy.  Given that we're bombarded with around 3,000 messages a day, your safety slogan will become invisible and ineffective pretty quickly.



To ensure that your…

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:27pm

What's blocking your safety communication?

One of the major frustrations of being a safety leader is that it's often difficult to get your safety messages understood and acted upon correctly.

It can be very challenging when you have language and geography barriers, age differences and people just not listening because they suffer from the highly contagious "it won"t happen to me" bias or "I've heard this all before" contagion. 

Then, there is the issue of trying to get people to listen to what is said,…

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 14, 2014 at 10:05pm

The Future for the Safety Professional

In the Industrial age, factories in the western world broke down tasks into smaller tasks so that low paid, uneducated workers could follow simple instructions.

Compliant staff carried out mind-numblingly boring jobs and factory owners had what they wanted -  an obedient low-paid workforce.  Employees were effectively "cogs in a machine" as Seth Godin points out in the book …

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Posted by Marie-Claire Ross on February 2, 2014 at 9:45pm

Recommendations To Improve Safety Within Confined Spaces?

How can we keep confined space hazards top of mind in the workplace? There is no doubt that confined spaces are both a common occurance at a job site, and one where the potential for safety issues to develop are ripe. Do people understand what they need to do to ensure injury doesn’t happen?

One of the largest challenges when dealing with confined spaces is the infrequency of the situation--a worker may spend a full-day within the confined space and then not work again in this…

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Posted by Chris on January 27, 2014 at 12:30pm

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Customer Service: Giving Your Customers the R.O.Y.A.L. Treatment - Webinar by TrainHR at United States

April 30, 2014 from 10am to 11am
Overview : This webinar shares effective ways to WOW your customers so they keep coming back time after time. Effective customer service is a fine art that can be learned and employees as well as business owners can benefit from to making themselves more effective at handling customer interactions and building long-lasting relationships and lifetime customers. Why should you attend:It costs five times more to get a new customer than to keep an existing customer, and it becomes easier to sell an…See More
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Best Practices for Successful HR Audits(HRCI - PHR/SPHR Certified) - Webinar by TrainHR at United States

April 30, 2014 from 10am to 11am
Overview: The Webinar will discuss methods to insure that employees are properly classified under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The US Department of Labor is making a concerted push to insure that employees are not improperly classified as Exempt when they should be classified as Non-exempt and thus eligible for overtime. Upon completion of this session, attendees will learn key factors that would determine how an employee is properly classified. The attendee will learn what they can safely…See More
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Practical Tools for Coaching, Feedback, and Mentoring (HRCI - PHR/SPHR Certified) - Webinar by TrainHR at United States

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Overview : This interactive webinar/workshop is power packed with practical tools you can use immediately as a mentor, coach, or person who gives feedback. We look at how the 2020 workplace is inviting us to change our approach as we develop people through coaching, mentoring, and feedback.  These easy-to-adapt concepts and tools will allow you to be fully present as you facilitate thought provoking dialogue with your client or employee. Most importantly, this workshop will show you how to let…See More
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Safety Signage Makes Work Better All Around

Employee safety is a very important thing for every business. Without the laws that protect the employees, businesses would not work as smoothly as they do. The industrial revolution changed human…Continue

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Reduce Risk in Workplaces 5 Replies

Although the retail industry as a whole is substantial, the costs to protect a business from injury liability can make quite the dent in profit margins. On average, the costs of employee and customer…Continue

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Workplace Safety Signs 5 Replies

Workplace safety sign is one which gives a specific message to those who may be exposed to hazards in the work environment. It helps to avoided accident as well as other problems.…Continue

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How to Choose Safety Products 8 Replies

What are the things which need to keep in mind while selecting and ordering safety products for commercial usage.  Definitely it is a long term investment and moreover safety of your staff depends…Continue

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OSHA Construction standards 1926.501(b)(1) “Unprotected sides and edges.” Each employee on a walking/working surface (horizontal and vertical surface) with an unprotected side or edge which is 6 feet…Continue

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Arizona Bill Could Avert OSHA Takeover - ClaimsJournal.com


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Arizona Bill Could Avert OSHA Takeover
ClaimsJournal.com
A bill that could avert a federal takeover of Arizona's construction safety standards division has been signed into law by Gov. Jan Brewer. Arizona has its own Occupational Safety and Health Administration that must comply with minimum federal ...
Governor signs 60 bills into law, including one designed to keep lowered ...
Brewer acts to block federal takeover of Ariz. construction safety

CHS grain operations issued 19 OSHA citations - KPAX-TV


CHS grain operations issued 19 OSHA citations
KPAX-TV
BILLINGS - Cenex Harvest States has been issued 19 citations from OSHA for violating workplace safety and health standards, and the Occupational Safety and Hazards Administration is also proposing $211,000 in penalties. The citations come from ...
Inspections In Montana Result In 19 More OSHA Citations; $211000 In Proposed ...
Feds seek fines over grain-dust hazards in Montana

OSHA tags penalties on Salem company - Youngstown Vindicator


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OSHA tags penalties on Salem company
Youngstown Vindicator
OSHA found 21 serious violations, meaning that death or serious injury could result from the hazards. Most involved a lack of training and inadequate safeguards on machines, said department spokeswoman Rhonda Burke. Four were considered “other than ...
OSHA: Union Pacific must reinstate worker who reported injuries suffered on job
OSHA: Salem company exposed workers to amputation risk
OSHA to host Workers' Memorial Day observances
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OSHA overreach on grain bins must end - Wilson County News


OSHA overreach on grain bins must end
Wilson County News
A guidance memo produced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on grain bins and grain storage should be withdrawn because it provides authority for enforcement activities on small farms that are exempt under law, the American ...

CSDA Testifies on OSHA Silica Rule - ForConstructionPros.com


CSDA Testifies on OSHA Silica Rule
ForConstructionPros.com
Representatives from the association recently testified at public hearings at the Department of Labor in Washington D.C. as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) looks to implement its proposed new rule for respirable crystalline silica.

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