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2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference

The 4th-Biennial 2014 OSHA Oil & Gas Safety and Health Conference was held on December 2–3 at the Hilton Americas in Houston, Texas attracting over 2,200 participants. In parallel with the mission of both OSHA and the Oil and Gas industry, the purpose of this conference is to make worksites a safe and healthy place.


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Deadline for earlybird registrations savings for NHCA 2015 convention is Dec. 19

2015 NHCA conference registration is open, and registering by Friday, Dec. 19 will yield significant savings.


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NIOSH speaker discusses Occupational Exposure Banding

Dr. Christine Whittaker Sofge of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) spoke on the subject of occupational exposure banding at the AIHA Fall Conference. Sofge, who is Chief of the NIOSH Risk Evaluation Branch in Cincinnati, OH, explored the question: “What to do when you don’t have a lot of data.”


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AIHA conference debates I2P2

OSHA’s Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) was vigorously debated yesterday (10/20/2014) at the American Industrial Hygiene Association’s annual Fall Conference, held in Arlington, VA. The presidential-style debate featured I2P2 supporters James Thornton, CIH, CSP, director, health, safety and environment, Newport News Shipbuilding, div. of Huntington Ingalls Industries; and Charles Redinger, president of Redinger 306, Inc. I2P2 opponents were Tom Lawrence, Safety and Compliance Management; and David Sarvadi, Esq., Keller & Heckman, LLP, Washington, DC.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo

ALL Photos by ISHN Editor Dave Johnson


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I2P2 rule, safety in global apparel industry to be explored at AIHA Fall Conference

Emerging OEHS government policies will be hot topics

Several high-profile government policy issues in the industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety field will be featured at the 2014 AIHA Fall Conference, coming up Oct. 18-22 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Washington, D.C.


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AIHA goes global with new Chinese website

In its quest to connect with occupational and environmental health and safety professionals in China, AIHA has launched a Chinese website: www.AIHAChina.org.


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Safety goes vertical

San Diego CA - On the first day of the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego it’s apparent by strolling the expo aisles and talking with vendors that many are adapting an approach to the broad safety marketplace that emphasizes PPE for specific vertical markets.


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From the NSC Congress & Expo:

NSC presents 2014 Campbell Award, Distinguished Service to Safety Awards

The National Safety Council (NSC) today presented the 2014 Robert W. Campbell Award to Indiana-based Cummins Inc. at the NSC Congress & Expo, the world’s largest annual gathering of safety and health professionals. Campbell Award winners are an elite group of organizations committed to continuous improvement.


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Predictive Solutions to present at the 2014 National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Raghu Arunachalam, Chuck Pettinger, Griffin Schultz and Cary Usrey will speak at the NSC Congress & Expo on Monday, September 15 and Tuesday, September 16 in San Diego, CA

Predictive Solutions announced today that Raghu Arunachalam, Ph.D., Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., Griffin Schultz and Cary Usrey will present various technical sessions at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo at the San Diego Convention Center.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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