Articles by Maureen Paraventi

Students will rub elbows with OEHS veterans at Safety 2013

Career guidance, learning opportunities beckon

Although the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) says a majority of those attending Safety 2013 June 24-27 in Las Vegas will have many years of experience in the safety field, lots of students are expected to participate in the convention as well.


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New salvo fired in soda wars

Global health hazard? Or tasty beverage?

In a development that’s certain to generate controversy, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health say they’ve linked sugar-sweetened sodas, sports drinks and fruit drinks to 180,000 deaths worldwide each year


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Who will be at Safety 2013?

Manufacturing, public sector safety pros most numerous

According to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), attendees who will make their way to Las Vegas for Safety 2013, June 24-26, are predominantly highly experienced safety professionals, with 78% having more than 10 years experience in their field.


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Safety 2013? There’s an app for that

Lets you keep track of speakers, schedule

Attendees of Safety 2013 will soon be able to download an app for their iPhone, iPad or Android that will allow them to make the most of their convention experience.


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Viva Las Vegas!

See the Eiffel Tower, get married in the Chopper Chapel while at Safety 2013

At Safety 2013, you can be in three different places – two different counties – at once: Las Vegas, New York and Paris. Las Vegas, of course, is the city playing host to the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) annual convention that takes place June 22-28.


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Where are all the leaders?

Safety 2013 sessions cover that and more

From the general (EHS leadership) to the specific (industry specific, that is), sessions that will be held at Safety 2013, June 24-27 in Las Vegas, represent both long-standing topics and emerging challenges.


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IGA Helping Hand

New testing helps prevent needlestick injuries

A puncture wound as small as 0.00725" can be deadly — when it’s made by the tip of a hypodermic needle containing dangerous microorganisms.


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Information is power – but it comes at a cost

While newsroom budgets are shrinking -- and some news outlets are going out of business entirely -- the need for thorough, objective investigative journalism remains as crucial as ever.


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It only works if it’s worn: What workers want in eye protection

When carpenters were surveyed by NIOSH1 about what would encourage them to use safety eyewear regularly, some of their responses were, well, eye-opening.


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The global system for classifying & labeling chemicals

OSHA’s HAZCOM 2.0- Everything you need to know to comply
Last month, OSHA released long-awaited revisions that will align the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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