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Working conditions are deteriorating in Europe, helping to reinforce social inequalities between workers -- particularly in terms of health, according to presenters at a recent European Trade Union Institute (ETUI) seminar in Brussels.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has joined the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and other leading organizations to formally oppose S.J. Res. 37, a resolution by Senator James Inhofe (R-Okla) that employs the Congressional Review Act to reverse the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Mercury and Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants.
Many systems and pieces of equipment manifest wasted effort and energy in terms of heat. Motors, pumps and electrical boxes generate heat and can lose energy efficiency as they begin to fail.
The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has suggestions for making the task of complying with the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) more manageable.
The exhibits of the expected 150 international exhibitors at OS+H Asia 2012, 8th Occupational Safety & Health Exhibition for Asia, will be supported by the 2nd Singapore WSH Conference and the Forum on Safety & Health.
Safety and health experts from the United Mine Workers of American (UMWA) said a recent visit to coal mines in Columbia gave them a sense of nostalgia -- and not in a good way.
Under the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) announced by OSHA this week, employers are required to train workers on the new label elements and SDS format by December 1, 2013.
The revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) announced this week will provide specific criteria for health and physical hazards to help chemical manufacturers and importers classify chemical hazards, according to OSHA.
OSHA has released additional details about its revised Hazard Communication Standard -- announced this week -- which will bring the U.S. in alignment with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
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