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Emily Clark
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Emily Clark is a Safety Editor at BLR, where she oversees the day-to-day operations of Safety.BLR.com, writes and edits news articles, manages content for BLR’s OSHA Compliance Advisor newsletter, and more. Prior to joining BLR, she spent three years as an editor in the publishing industry, adapting print books of all genres to be recorded as audiobooks. She graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University, where she received her B.A. in English Literature and Psychology.

Recent articles by Emily Clark

  • Latest BLS numbers: Fatalities on the decline, but some concerning trends

    Preliminary numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show a decline in fatal work-related injuries in 2013, but a few groups didn't share in the downward trend. Read the article to learn out what the deadliest hazards were—and who they affected—in 2013.

  • Strategies for a successful worksite stretching program

    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.

  • NSC occupational keynote focuses on temporary worker safety

    At the 2014 NSC Congress and Expo on Tuesday, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) director John Howard, OSHA chief David Michaels, PhD, and Yoh chairman Bill Yoh discussed the key safety issues facing staffing firms, temporary workers, and employers that hire temp workers. Keep reading for an update on OSHA’s temporary worker initiative and best practices for protecting temporary employees.

  • OSHA announces top 10 violations for FY 2014

    Speaking at the 2014 National Safety Council Congress and Expo, Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, shared preliminary numbers for the top 10 most frequently cited OSHA standards in fiscal year (FY) 2014. Keep reading to find out what made the cut this year and how you can avoid these common hazards in your facility.

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