Articles Tagged with ''government''

What has Obama done for occupational safety and health?

The following list was compiled by the Laborer's Health and Safety Fund of North America Life Lines, October, 2012


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Grainger second-quarter sales up 12%

Grainger reported second quarter sales of $2.2 billion, a year-over-year increase of 12 percent. Profit increased 12 percent to $191 million.


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GOP or Democrat: Does it really affect OSHA?

Early next month we’ll exercise our vote in what Walt Whitman called “America’s choosing day.”


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Safety incentives: Reject cash for rewards

A May 12, 2012, report by the Government Accounting Office “Better OSHA Guidance Needed on Safety Incentive Programs” raises some concerns about incentive programs and the way that many companies are using them.


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Wyoming is growing carrots

Representative Tom Lubnau sponsored a bill, HB 89, which strengthened Wyoming OSHA’s “Courtesy Inspection” program.


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Workplace safety: little more than common sense

I don’t know if you have seen the latest announcement from the UK Government - I noted it in an editorial that appeared in the Economist. I had a hard time actually tracking down the government statement. It was not made – or even referenced – by the HSE.


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Reg agency funding: Long term all bets are off

So, Congress has recessed until after Labor Day. Just before they left town, they passed a continuing resolution to keep the government funded for the next six months.


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Republican lawmaker warns that GOP reg measure would disable government

A former Republican lawmaker is warning that a GOP-sponsored bill coming under consideration would shut down the entire regulatory system, if its backers succeed in getting it passed.


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Is the economy improving or not?

The U.S. economy seems to feel better than it did a few months ago, according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.


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The Conference Board: Economy poised to accelerate

The economic indicators, including The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index®, Consumer Confidence Index®, Employment Trend Index™, the Help-Wanted-Online Data Series® all signal the U.S. economy is getting fundamentally stronger.


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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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