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Report highlights decades-long cutbacks at OSHA (1/25)

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While OSHA's budget, staffing levels and inspection activity have dropped, the American workforce has grown and new hazards have emerged, watchdog group says.
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Survey: More organizations seeking experienced fitness pros (1/25)

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More educated and experienced fitness professionals are predicted to be the number one fitness trend in 2008, worldwide survey says.
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18 dead as train hits rail workers (1/25)

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A high-speed passenger train slammed into a group of workers conducting track maintenance in eastern China Wednesday night.
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AIHA urges NYC to reconsider detector legislation (1/24)

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In letter to New York City Mayor Bloomberg, the association expressed opposition to pending legislation that involves the issuance of permits for atmospheric biological, chemical and radiological detectors.
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$458 Big Dig settlement criticized as "chump change" (1/24)

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Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, a consortium that oversaw design and construction of the $15 billion tunnel project, will pay $407 million for “gross failures”; 24 other design firms will pay $51 million.
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OSHA extends comment period for construction confined spaces rule (1/23)

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Thirty-day extension means that comments on the agency's Confined Spaces in Construction Notice of Proposed Rulemaking must be submitted by no later than February 28.
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New OSHA alliance focuses on chemical process safety (1/23)

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Two-year pact with Process Safety Alliance is intended to foster process safety and the management of chemical reactivity hazards.
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EU votes to offer tax incentives to reduce workplace accidents (1/22)

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Five-year plan to improve workplace safety includes a range of measures, including financial incentives for companies with good health and safety records.
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Boy, 13, killed in forklift mishap at father's workplace (1/22)

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The boy, waiting for his father to get off work, found keys in the ignition of a forklift, started the engine and drove off before the machine flipped over and landed on him, the company says.
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Workplace safety laws independent of ERISA, court rules (1/21)

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5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules in landscaper injury case that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act does not pre-empt state law claims regarding unsafe workplaces.
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