Articles Tagged with ''occupational''

ASSE introduces 'Body of Knowledge' online resource

November 14, 2011

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) unveiled a new ‘Safety, Health and Environmental Body of Knowledge’ (BOK) tool at its recent Leadership Conference for ASSE members.


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No news on bottled-up noise standard

November 10, 2011

Nary a peep out of OSHA regarding its plans for what the agency called a proposed "Interpretation of OSHA's Provisions for Feasible Administrative or Engineering Controls of Occupational Noise," which was published more than a year ago in the Federal Register on Oct. 19, 2010.


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ASSE to hold webinar on potential noise-reducing “Prevention Through Design” standard Nov. 30

November 10, 2011

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will host a webinar on November 30th addressing the new American National Standards Institute (ANSI)/ASSE Z590.3 standard, “Pevention through Design: Guidelines for Addressing Occupational Risks in Design and Redesign Processes” (PTD). 


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NIOSH’s Howard: Tear down the company fence; build Total Worker Health programs

Statement by NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard
November 9, 2011

We often speak of our personal and working lives as if they were mutually exclusive. We "go to work" or "come home."


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All eyes on sustainability

October 27, 2011

Last week in the foothills of the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, AZ under cloudless cobalt blue skies and 90-degree temperatures approximately 500 senior level environmental health and safety professionals met for two days at the 19th Annual NAEM EHS Management Forum.


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Disney med head honored for occ safety, health innovations

October 26, 2011

Apparently "the happiest place on earth" also has one of the best occupational safety and health programs -- thanks to an award-winning physician.
 


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A+A 2011 closes with a record 60,100 visitors

October 24, 2011

The recent staging of A+A 2011, the leading International Trade Fair with Congress for Safety and Health at Work, in Düsseldorf, Germany started with record exhibitor and exhibit space numbers and after four days also posted top attendee numbers: 60,100 trade visitors took part -  more than ever before in the event’s history (2009: 55,800).


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NIOSH projects growing demand for safety professionals

Warns: Not enough trained EHS grads will be available to fill jobs
October 21, 2011

Over the coming year and beyond, the national demand for occupational safety and health services will significantly outstrip the number of men and women with the necessary training, education, and experience to provide such services, based on current trends, according to the results of a national survey reported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).


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NIOSH to hold "Buy Quiet" workshop

Construction, manufacturing industries will be focus
October 20, 2011

Safety professionals interested in implementing "Buy Quiet" programs in their workplaces take note: the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will hold a Buy Quiet Workshop Nov. 9-10 in Cincinnati, Ohio.


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Occupational epidemiology: successes in past, but challenges ahead

October 10, 2011

Occupational epidemiology by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and partners helped to make workplaces significantly safer and healthier over the past four decades, according to an article published in a recent issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).


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