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September 21, 2017
The National Safety Council (NSC) has released a new report, Making the Case for Contractor Management: Examining the Safety Benefits of 3rd Party Management. The report includes an analysis of hypotheses to assess the safety benefits of contractor safety prequalification programs for participating suppliers, contractors, and vendors.

September 20, 2017
By Ana Ellington, Legal Editor
The nation’s leading practical conference on workplace violence prevention will include a panel discussion on conflicting ideological beliefs that could lead to workplace violence. Employees have the right to voice opinions tied to political, religious, socioeconomic, and other issues, but to what extent should they be allowed to do so in the workplace?

September 19, 2017
You probably recall the incident in which a Salt Lake City Police Department officer forcibly arrested a nurse who refused to let the officer take blood from an unconscious patient. Now, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is calling on the department to conduct a full investigation, make amends to the nurse, and take action to prevent what it calls future abuse.

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September 21, 2017 (Proposed Rule) - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed to establish reductions in the annual registration fees collected from motor carriers, motor private carriers of property, brokers, freight forwarders, and leasing companies for the Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan and Agreement for the registration years 2018, 2019 and subsequent years.

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