Articles Tagged with ''government''

An “unborn child’s” health and safety

Do you accept the responsibility?
OSHA’s modified hazard communication standard (HCS) mandates a highly controversial and divisive issue that was not addressed in the preamble.


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Don’t get distracted

Keep your eyes, hands & mind on the road
Since the mid-2000s, distracted driving has become a growing issue amongst drivers of all ages.


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Reward Wellness

Gift cards reinforce healthy behaviors
Last year’s health care reform legislation, although still up for further debate in Congress and facing a constitutionality ruling later this year in the U.S. Supreme Court, will result in major changes for companies and their health care insurers.


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Poll: Most Americans find Fed government workers on easy street

A majority of adults nationwide continues to believe that those who work for the government have it easier than those in the private sector and get paid more for it.


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Unsafe companies shouldn't get government contracts, says group

Government agencies routinely award construction contractors to companies with poor safety records, according to a consumer advocacy group which is calling for a change.


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Putting America back together

Few regulations required for assembly
That’s the essence of the message sent out in early March by the Business Roundtable, an elite institution of leaders of major U.S. companies with more than $6 trillion in annual revenues and more than 14 million employees.


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Safety advocates: Industry pressure blocking OSHA rules

For the second time in a year, workplace health and safety advocates are saying the White House is unnecessarily holding up a key workplace safety regulation that could have already saved workers’ lives if it had been implemented.


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Heritage Foundation seeking stories of “regulatory overreach” victims

The Heritage Foundation is seeking examples of individuals, entrepreneurs and business owners who have been negatively affected by the federal government’s regulatory overreach.


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Corporations are not people

Sorry, Mitt, it’s not that simple
Last August while trolling for votes at the Iowa State Fair, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney created a little media stir when, egged on by an irate protestor, he said, “Corporations are people, too, my friend.” 


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OSHA at the barricades

OK, they have not erected barricades in DC yet (other than the ones to prevent terrorist suicide bombings). But the partisan fighting is wicked and will only worsen as the 2012 election nears.


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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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