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November 22, 2017
OSHA accepts the use of online or computer-based training in the context of a comprehensive, blended training program. The agency has provided ample guidance for employers in its rules and in many letters of interpretation for the use of a blend of online, classroom, hands-on, and site-specific resources and delivery methods to train workers in compliance with agency rules.
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November 22, 2017
With Thanksgiving approaching and winter around the corner, the safety professionals at Joint Base Langley-Eustis in Virginia have collected some late fall safety and health tips.

November 21, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined November 14 that the April 2016 fatal derailment of a train near Chester, Pennsylvania, was caused by deficient safety management across many levels of the organization and the lack of a clear, consistent, and accepted vision for safety.

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November 17, 2017 (Notice) - To standardize manufacturer and reconditioner approvals, PHMSA is proposing to terminate any M-number and R-number approvals that were previously issued without an expiration date.

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• The hazard is correctable.
• No other OSHA standard applies.
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