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National Safety Council 2011 Congress & Expo

Brings 12,000+ safety pros to Philadelphia
September 1, 2011
The NSC 2011 Congress & Expo in Philadelphia, PA, Pennsylvania Convention Center, October 30 - November 4 is the largest workplace safety and health conference and expo in the United States, celebrating its 98th anniversary in the City of Brotherly Love.


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VPPPA welcomes Steven Witt as Senior Advisor

July 27, 2011
The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association, Inc. (VPPPA) is pleased to announce that the former director of the Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Steven Witt joined the VPPPA National Office staff on July 11, 2011.


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AIHA wants “minor changes” in NIOSH IEQ draft (7/18)

July 18, 2011

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) is recommending that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) make some corrections in on the draft alert entitled “Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease From Dampness in Office Buildings, Schools, and Other Nonindustrial Buildings,” as was published in the Federal Register on May 18, 2011, Volume 76, No. 96, Page 28789.


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Boeing VP honored as a woman making a difference (7/18)

July 18, 2011

Mary Armstrong, vice president of Environment, Health and Safety for Boeing, has been named one of the “100 Women, Making a Difference in Safety” by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Women in Safety Engineering (WISE) Common Interest Group.


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Professional Conference on Industrial Hygiene set for Nov. 5-9

July 14, 2011
PCIH is one of the Academy of Industrial Hygiene’s most important activities, according to a report in the latest Academy newsletter.
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New agreement addresses air traffic controller fatigue (7/5)

July 5, 2011
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) have announced agreement (PDF) on important fatigue recommendations that were developed by a joint FAA-NATCA working group which was established under the 2009 collective bargaining agreement.
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OSHA and FDA form partnership (7/5)

July 5, 2011
OSHA signed a memorandum of understanding last month with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognizing the importance of close cooperation and collaboration between the FDA and OSHA--two enforcement agencies responsible for preventing injuries and illnesses.
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Annual ergonomics meeting set for September in Las Vegas (6/30)

June 30, 2011
Registration has opened for the HFES 55th Annual Meeting, to be held September 19-23 at the Red Rock Hotel in Las Vegas. Early bird discounts end on August 8.
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MSHA report blasts Massey Energy for hiding violations, intimidating workers at Upper Big Branch (6/30)

June 30, 2011
Massey Energy not only failed to find and fix hazards at the Upper Big Branch mine, the company also intimidated miners so that they wouldn’t report unsafe conditions and hid violations from government agencies.
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ASSE marks its 100th anniversary with recordbreaking annual conference

March 30, 2011

For the first time in its 100-year history, the Des Plaines, Illinois-based American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual professional development conference (PDC) and exposition, Safety 2011, will be held in Chicago June 12-15 at McCormick Place - and it is already breaking records.


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