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The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has produced a new safety manual for agricultural sprayer operators and maintenance personnel.
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The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) commended the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on its recently released ‘Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) Review’ report noting that its recommendations would help encourage the involvement of employers who have joined with their workers in a commitment to safe and healthy workplaces in VPP.
To honor the memory of those who lost their lives in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., and to support students studying occupational safety and health, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation announced the recipients of the ‘America Responds Memorial Scholarship’ and the ‘Harry Taback 9/11 Memorial Scholarship.’
Individuals seeking authorization to become OSHA Maritime Industry Outreach Trainers must complete a new workplace safety and health course.
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With recent statistics showing workers in the 65 and older age group having the highest number of on-the-job deaths in the U.S. in 2010, and, with older workers (defined as those aged 55+ years) being the nation’s fastest growing segment of the working population, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges employers to design workplaces with positive policies and programs to optimize the safety and health of older workers.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the availability of the recently approved ANSI/AIHA Z10 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems standard.
To keep safety, health and environmental (SH&E) professionals up to date with the best practices, latest standards and requirements and equipment for addressing and preventing falls in the workplace, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announces the release of the fourth edition of Introduction to Fall Protection.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) has announced the results of the 2012 election for the Academy of Industrial Hygiene (AIH) Council. Council members will assume their new terms on Tuesday, October 30, at the Academy’s annual business meeting during the annual AIHA Fall Conference in San Antonio, TX on October 27 -31.
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