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December 14, 2017
Frostburg State University (FSU) has been named one of Maryland’s Healthiest Businesses. The program, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, recognizes employers that invest in employee health and worksite wellness.
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December 13, 2017
For our 25th episode of our EHS on Tap podcast, sponsored by SafeStart, we’re taking a look at the top 3 safety challenges revealed by SafeStart’s First Annual Safety Progress Report released earlier this year. We discuss these 3 big challenges (and effective ways for employers to address them) with Tim Page-Bottorff, Senior Safety Consultant for SafeStart.

December 12, 2017
The Air Force has high hopes for its Airman Safety App, described as a simple, web-based tool that provides a streamlined process for Airmen and others to report safety issues as they encounter them. A recent update to the tool, developed by the Air Force Safety Center, will enhance voluntary reporting capacity for safety issues and events.

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December 13, 2017 (Proposed Rule) - The Department of Transportation has announced that after careful review, and as mandated by Section 7311 of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the Department of Transportation has reviewed the final updated Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) and determined that the HM-251 Final Rule's electronically controlled pneumatic (ECP) brake requirements are not economically justified.

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