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OSHA is making available a mobile application designed to keep outdoor workers safe during summer heat.
A quick tour of the ASSE bookstore in the Colorado Convention Center at the group’s annual meeting gives you an idea of the books on the nightstand of safety pro’s:
In an ISHN exclusive, Rick Pollock, CSP, founder of CLMI training company, and the incoming president of the American Society of Safety Engineers, describes the road ahead for both ASSE and the safety profession:
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina M. Benjamin recently rolled out new TV and radio public service announcements that invite Gulf oil spill cleanup workers and volunteers to participate in the GuLF STUDY (Gulf Long-term Follow-up Study), a national effort to determine whether the oil spill contributed to physical or mental health problems.
Female farmworkers in the U.S. get acute pesticide-related illnesses and injuries at twice the rate of male farmworkers, according to researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
U.S. businesses are starting smaller and staying smaller than in the past. Raymond Sinclair, Ph.D. -- Coordinator of the NIOSH Small Business Assistance and Outreach Program – wants to know what implications that has for worker safety.
Two summers ago, Wyatt Whitebread drowned in corn at the age of 14. It happened on a hot July morning, while he was working at a grain handling operation in Mount Carroll, Ill. Soon after Whitebread climbed inside a storage bin to help empty it, equipment whirring nearby created a downward force, essentially turning the corn beneath the boy’s feet into quicksand.
The poster contest recently held by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) gave kids aged 5-14 the opportunity to demonstrate their awareness of occupational health and safety.
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has announced the 2012 recipients of the Award of Excellence.
OSHA and the Laser Institute of America (LIA) have renewed an alliance designed to reduce and prevent worker exposure to laser beam and non-beam hazards in industrial, research and medical workplaces.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.