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Paper mill reaches a million safe work hours

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A Longview, Washington company is citing a “safety first” management philosophy and a company-wide change in culture for the dramatic improvement in safety shown in a recently released sustainability report.


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Sunstein critics happy to see him go

Regulatory Czar “fixed a problem that didn’t exist”
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Safety advocates will not be throwing a going away party for Cass Sunstein, who recently stepped down as administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA).


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Walmart employees allege dangerous working conditions

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Complaining of working conditions that allegedly include hazardous equipment and chemical exposure, Walmart employees filed a formal ethics complaint this week with the company’s corporate executives in Los Angeles.


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ASSE’s Safety 2012 wows Denver

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The American Society of Safety Engineers’ Safety 2012, held in Denver this past June 3-7, showed no signs of the economy’s doldrums.


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Putting an end to fatalities and disabling injuries

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In the four decades since the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) was signed into law, workplace deaths and reported occupational injuries have dropped by more than 60 percent.


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What is the first step for any EHS manager in a new role and new company?

From the LinkedIn group EHS Professionals comes this most basic question, with a number of diverse answers…


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Small businesses can cut the OSH clutter with new guide

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 Although they are often described as the backbone of the U.S. economy, small businesses are at a disadvantage when it comes to dealing with worksite safety and health issues: they often do not have staff dedicated to the subject. 


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Republican lawmaker warns that GOP reg measure would disable government

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A former Republican lawmaker is warning that a GOP-sponsored bill coming under consideration would shut down the entire regulatory system, if its backers succeed in getting it passed.


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Health Groups offer guidance for outcomes-based wellness program incentives

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A new initiative by a group of leading health care organizations has produced guidance for the use of outcomes-based incentives in employer-sponsored wellness (or health management) programs.
 


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Study: Most U.S. workers struggling to cope with tough workplace situations

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A new Global Workforce Study by global professional services company Towers Watson reveals that almost two-thirds (63%) of U.S. workers are not fully engaged in their work and are struggling to cope with work situations that don’t provide sufficient support.


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