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  • September 19, 2014 -
    By Emily Clark, Safety Editor Overexertion, slips, trips, and falls cause 60 percent of lost-time occupational injuries in the United States and cost employers over $30 billion in direct workers’ compensation costs in 2013. At a 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo session titled “Worksite Stretching: 5 Processes for Continuous Improvement,” consultant Fred Drennan, president of Team Safety, Inc., spoke to a crowded room of safety professionals about strategies for controlling these costly injuries through an effective worksite stretching program.
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  • September 19, 2014 - This week, the Safety Daily Advisor discussed selecting and using EHS metrics to analyze the effectiveness of your safety program; reviewed some important tips for providing and training workers on the use of protective clothing; and shared the story of a long-time trainer recently honored for his apprenticeship development efforts.
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September 18, 2014 (Final Rule) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule to update the appendix to its Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting regulation. The appendix contains a list of industries that are partially exempt from requirements to keep records of work-related injuries and illnesses due to relatively low occupational injury and illness rates.
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