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PPE compliance still a top workplace concern, survey says (1/4)

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Most respondents in a survey conducted at the 2007 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress said they had observed workers failing to wear PPE when they should have been.
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Women making strides in EHS field, forum presenters say (1/4)

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Most of the presenters at recent “Women in Safety” forum said they haven't faced many gender-based struggles in the safety and health profession.
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Data: Employers key to workers keeping healthy New Year's resolutions (1/3)

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According to data compiled by AAOHN, worksite wellness programs, including weight management and tobacco cessation initiatives, help employees stay healthy while benefiting employers’ bottom lines.
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CDC: Injury death rates rise after two-decade decline (1/2)

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Injury death rates nationally rose 5.5 percent; the largest increases were seen in the 20-29 and 45-54 year age groups.
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Construction contractors fined $324,000 for asbestos exposure violations (1/2)

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OSHA cites U.K.- and Texas-based contractors for safety violations at a military housing construction site at the federal White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.
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OSHA adds eight new training centers (1/2)

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The additional OTI Education Centers, made up of non-profit organizations, will further increase OSHA’s reach to provide safety and health training, the agency says.
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Five contractors cited for hazards at Lowes construction site (12/31)

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OSHA initiated an investigation on July 5, 2007, in response to an employee complaint at a Pennsylvania construction site.
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University faces fines over asbestos removal (12/31)

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Winona State (Minn.) University allegedly repaired or replaced insulation in dormitories and other areas of campus without taking the necessary protective measures.
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OSHA addresses respirator fit-testing protocol (12/31)

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The proposed rule will add a new fit-test method that has a shorter exercise duration than current methods.
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OSHA exceeds inspections goal for '07, says it's committed to enforcement (12/31)

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Recently released annual enforcement statistics from OSHA confirm that the agency's enforcement programs are producing positive results.
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