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  • Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) fielded 221 requests for Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs) in 2018, according to a recently released annual report. The 34 HHE reports published last year examined hazards ranging from hospital disinfectants and repetitive pharmacy tasks to emergency responders’ exposure to opioids.
  • Thursday, September 12, 2019

    At the 2019 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo in San Diego, California, Emily Whitcomb, Senior Program Manager of NSC, and Lori Guasta, Vice President, Consulting Services and Research for Predictive Safety SRP, Inc., spoke about fatigue in the workplace and how to manage this significant but largely unrecognized hazard.
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  • Oregon employers should see an average decrease in their workers’ compensation costs for the seventh straight year, according to Oregon OSHA.
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    At the 2019 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in San Diego, California Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented the agency’s top 10 violations for fiscal year (FY) 2019 to a standing-room-only crowd of safety professionals. The order may have changed slightly, but the list remain remains the same as last year.
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  • Industrial hygienists and occupational health professionals are making an average annual salary of $110,807, the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) found in a survey of its members.
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141286Healthcare Safety NIOSH examines hospital, ergonomic, opioid hazards 09/17/19
141278Shift Work NSC 2019: Fatigue—How are you managing the risk? 09/12/19
141274Workers' Compensation Oregon workers' compensation costs dropping 09/12/19
141270Enforcement NSC 2019: OSHA announces latest Top-10 Violation list 09/10/19
141267Safety - General Survey: AIHA members average $110k salary 09/10/19
141264Noise Study: Mining, oil and gas workers at risk of hearing loss 09/06/19
141258Safety - General NIOSH researching ‘Future of Work’ 09/04/19
141242Safety Culture ‘Bully’ bosses pose safety risks, study finds 08/30/19
141238Safety - General NIOSH publishes updates on its programs 08/29/19
141230Enforcement Judge issues $1.04 million whistleblower penalty 08/27/19
141216EHS Metrics OSHA issues guide to leading indicators 08/23/19
141198Motor Carrier Safety Safety culture, technology yield results in trucking 08/20/19
141191Silica (Construction) OSHA seeks input on silica standards 08/19/19
141185Hours of Service (Motor Carriers) FMCSA proposes hours of service changes 08/15/19
141180Safety - General BLS starts looking at independent worker fatalities 08/14/19
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