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Most execs think their employees are “average” at best

American Management Association survey shows desire for more skilled workers
February 14, 2013

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

January 29, 2013

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
December 21, 2012

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
December 13, 2012

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

November 27, 2012

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)

October 15, 2012

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

October 10, 2012
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

August 11, 2012

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

July 16, 2012
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

May 24, 2012

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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