Training/Incentives

NIOSH offering guide to two-way radio use in mine emergencies

Radio misuse caused tragic miscommunication in Sago Mine disaster

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is making available an Instructor's Guide as part of a program to train miners in the use of two-way radio communication in the mines.


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ASSE focuses on increasing number of Latino safety professionals

More Latinos in the occupational safety profession will mean fewer workplace injuries and fatalities among Latino workers.


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How to control noise on construction sites

Controlling construction noise can pose special problems for contractors. Unlike general industry, construction activities are not always stationary and in one location.


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Small businesses exposed to racial, sexual harassment lawsuits

The number one concern of small business HR Departments (small businesses typically employing 10-500 workers) is exposure to workplace litigation risks not being addressed.


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Comments on replacing an aging EHS profession

I would echo that in the next 5-10 years we will lose a very large portion of our experienced professionals. The numbers in my company reflect the same. We could lose 70% of our SHE pros in 7 years. Universities are not able to attract quality students to SHE programs.


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Many fire departments in U.S. lack safety essentials, according to NFPA

Firefighters in many fire departments across the U.S. lack basic health and safety protections, adding unnecessary risks to an already risky occupation, according to an assessment released last week by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


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Combustible dust Q&A with the Chemical Safety Board

These questions were submitted from the audience at ISHN’s Sept. 28 webinar on combustible dust lessons learned from CSB investigations.


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Centennial mine rescue competition is largest ever

In what the U.S. Department of Labor is calling the largest gathering of its kind, more than 100 mine rescue teams from around the country competed last week in the 2011 National Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition in Columbus, Ohio.


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“Thank you” Power

Far-reaching results of two simple words
Recently, I called customer service for a company I do business with.


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Safety sign selection

Message clarity is crucial; plus location, location, location
Safety signs are a necessary component for warning and communicating messages or notices to employees and customers. 


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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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