Articles Tagged with ''safety''

Splitting ocean agency will help with health and safety, says BSEE head

October 24, 2011

The recent reorganization of ocean-related U.S. agencies should help eliminate one of the problems that led to the Deepwater Horizon disaster, according to the head of the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE). 
 


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OSHA publishes new, revised materials on worker safety and health

October 24, 2011

OSHA has published new and revised information that explains workers' and employers' rights, as well as how to protect workers from hazards in the construction, general and maritime industries.


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CSB releases new university lab safety video

Focus is on three lab incidents -- two of them fatal
October 24, 2011

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) has released a new safety video on the potential hazards associated with conducting research at chemical laboratories in academic institutions.


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New technology could help drivers avoid accidents

Collision and sudden stop warnings among features being tested
October 24, 2011

"Connected vehicle" technologies that could help drivers avoid approximately 80 percent of vehicle crash types are being tested at clinics being hosted by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).


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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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Homebuilders decry new safety regulations

October 21, 2011

St. Louis-area homebuilders are pressing their case that new rules to prevent workers from falling from roofs could add thousands of dollars to new home prices and threaten contractors struggling in a hard-pressed industry.


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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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First-ever AIHA Asia Pacific Conference + Exhibition a hit

October 19, 2011

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) is hailing last week's sold-out Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition as a success.


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The market is not holy

October 19, 2011

The Market is not holy. The author himself is stuck with antiquated thinking. What this author is suggesting is that you want to be the top seller of buggy whips and just hope the world likes your product and advertising without noticing that cars are coming soon.


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Report claims FCC underestimates cellphone radiation dose

Children may absorb 10x the radiation that adults do
October 18, 2011

Amid the running debate over whether radiation from cellphones can be harmful, the Federal Communications Commission has downplayed health concerns.


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