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  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    OSHA's new respirable crystalline silica in construction standard took effect September 23, but the agency will not be aggressively enforcing provisions during the first 30 days, according to acting OSHA administrator Thomas Galassi.
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  • Monday, September 25, 2017
    It’s ironic but true. Health care is one of the most dangerous professions in this country. It’s also one of the largest, employing 18 million people and growing. Hospital workers experience about twice as many job-related illnesses and injuries as private industry workers.
  • Thursday, 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.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    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?
  • Tuesday, 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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