- OIL & GAS
Uncertain times make us risk adverse. And in a tenuous economic recovery it’s easy for safety professionals to play it safe.
One of my favorite Broadway musicals is “Les Misérables.” My favorite musical score for this powerful drama takes place when the hero, Jean Valjean, sings “Who am I?”
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.
One construction worker a day dies on a worksite from a fall. One a day. That’s what the national data consistently tells us, since one-third of all deaths on construction sites are from falls. Every year more than 10,000 construction workers in the private construction industry experience serious, even life-changing, injuries from a fall.
The people who write huge swath OSHA standards are from the same philosophy (big government solves all ) that wrote: 2700 pages of healthcare law, begatting multiple thousands of a pages of regulations; 2300 pages of financial law, with more thousands of pages of regulations, etc. etc. Enough!!
OSHA might be the only federal regulatory agency that has attempted to keep its activity within the rules mandated by Congress. The US EPA is quite different in that aspect.
There has been a lot of talk recently about the upcoming “fiscal cliff.” Just what is this “cliff” and how does it impact occupational safety and health? First of all, you need to know that no matter who you are or what you do; the fiscal cliff will impact you and your family. Let’s take a quick look –
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