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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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Private rocketship builder cited following deadly explosion (1/21)

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Company faces fines from Cal/OSHA after a nitrous oxide compound used during a test last summer exploded, killing three workers and injuring several others.
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Worldwide mobile workforce to reach 1 billion by 2011, study says (1/21)

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Nearly 75 percent of the U.S. workforce will be mobile in a few years due to advances in technologies, younger workers' affinity for technology and competitive pressures.
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White paper addresses EHS pros' role in "greening" efforts (1/18)

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How EHS professionals can work to eliminate or reduce risks connected to “greening” efforts is the topic of a new "Safety Implications of Greening" white paper released yesterday by ASSE.
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NSC puts out call for applications for Campbell Award (1/17)

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The international award honors business excellence through environmental, safety and health (EHS) management.
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Contractors face fines as workers exposed to falls, potential drowning (1/17)

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OSHA found that employees of two contractors were exposed to falls, possible drowning in Boston Harbor and other hazards while removing lead paint from structural steel supports.
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BP admits safety failings after latest Texas City fatality (1/17)

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Following the death of a worker this week, a BP spokesman said that the company’s safety standards were “not where we want to be,” despite a $1 billion safety improvement program.
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Marathon Petroleum takes corrective action, pays fines as part of settlement (1/16)

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OSHA and Marathon Petroleum Co. LLC have agreed on a settlement after a safety inspection at the company's Canton, Ohio refinery revealed multiple workplace safety violations.
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