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  • May 28, 2015 - New employees are more likely to be injured on the job than experienced workers. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By addressing the risks much as you address physical or chemical hazards, you can significantly eliminate them.
  • May 27, 2015 - If you travel for work, you know that it can be a very unglamorous part of the job. Beyond crowded airports and bad road food, there’s the very real risk of getting sick or injured away from home. Learn more about the risks and how to help your employees avoid them.
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May 04, 2015 (Final Rule) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has added a new subpart to provide protections to employees working in confined spaces in construction. This new subpart replaces OSHA's one training requirement for confined space work with a comprehensive standard that includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to many hazards associated with work in confined spaces, including atmospheric and physical hazards.
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