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August 23, 2017
If you’re working hard on developing a strong safety culture in your workplace but still can’t see any results, there are a few tell-tale signs that the failure of your efforts is caused by external factors. Learn what Tim Page-Bottorff identifies as the top five signs management isn't supporting your safety culture in a preview of BLR's Safety Culture 2017.

August 22, 2017
Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have overwhelmingly approved a name-change for the 100-year-old organization, the world’s oldest professional safety society.

August 21, 2017
Manual lifting results in hundreds of thousands of injuries per year and millions of dollars in lost productivity, insurance claims, and related costs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has come to the rescue with a new app that brings the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) to an app for smart phones.
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August 08, 2017 (Proposed Rule) - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn the March 10, 2016, advance notice of proposed rulemaking concerning the prevalence of moderate-to-severe obstructive sleep apnea among individuals occupying safety sensitive positions in highway and rail transportation, and its potential consequences for the safety of highway and rail transportation.

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Working long hours in the heat and humidity without relief can cause various types of heat-related illnesses. Which of the following heat-related illnesses is a medical emergency that could result in death?
• Heat exhaustion
• Heat cramps
• Heat rash
• Heatstroke
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