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  • 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.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017
    Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4.4 percent, it can be hard for small companies to find individuals to fill open positions. Now, a new survey of small-business employees finds that the safety of the work environment was among top factors for employees considering a new job offer.
  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
    A commercial bakery faces $129,145 in proposed penalties from OSHA after investigators found workers at its facility exposed to amputation, fire, and noise hazards.
    View all Enforcement News.
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017
    A study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology found that people who primarily stand on the job are twice as likely as those who primarily sit to have a heart attack or congestive heart failure. It was disappointing news to those who have taken to standing while they work in the belief that they are making a healthier choice.
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