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Most execs think their employees are “average” at best

American Management Association survey shows desire for more skilled workers

A new survey from the American Management Association (AMA) shows that U.S. executives feel that the majority of their workforce is average or below average in four critical skills.


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DOL to study job misclassification

In a move that could impact worker health and safety, the U.S. Labor Department (DOL) will launch a $1.9 million study on job misclassification. “The misclassification of employees as something other than employees, such as independent contractors, presents a serious problem for affected employees, employers, and to the entire economy,” according to the DOL.


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Raani Corp. supervisor refuses to call 911 for severely burned worker

New report on fatality reveals dangers faced by temp workers

A worker cleaning a Raani Corp.chemical tank in llinois last year was burned over 80 percent of his body when by a 185-degree solution of water and citric acid – and his supervisor refused to call 911. Carlos Centeno arrived at Loyola Hospital Burn Center 98 minutes later – after having first been driven to a local occupational health clinic by a co-worker. He died of his injuries three weeks later.


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What's giving EHS pros headaches?

State of the EHS Nation- Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey

State of the EHS Nation- Exclusive results from ISHN’s 28th annual White Paper Reader Survey:


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Hand washing: Increase safety in 20 seconds

Hand washing is a vital tool in preventing the spread of bacteria and viruses that can cause infections and foodborne illness. People can be a significant source of harmful microorganisms. Proper handwashing by food employees is necessary to control direct and indirect contamination of food, utensils, and equipment.


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Study reveals the perks that keep employees happy (and healthy)

A newly released report from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) highlights key workplace amenity strategies that can lead to increased employee wellbeing and productivity.


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As economy improves, employee engagement does not

With the improving economy and job market, concern about engaging employees and retaining critical talent is top of mind for many employers.


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Russian version of Fitness to Work guide now available

IPIECA, the global oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues, is now offering a Fitness to Work guidance document in Russian.


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Study: Most U.S. workers struggling to cope with tough workplace situations

A new Global Workforce Study by global professional services company Towers Watson reveals that almost two-thirds (63%) of U.S. workers are not fully engaged in their work and are struggling to cope with work situations that don’t provide sufficient support.


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Workers’ fingertips amputated; no machine guarding

OSHA has cited Plastico Products LLC in New Jersey with 28 safety and health violations, including two willful. OSHA's inspection was prompted by an incident in which a worker's fingertips were amputated at its Irvington facility.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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