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Speculation is mounting that outgoing EPA chief Lisa Jackson will be replaced by Gina McCarthy, the EPA’s assistant administrator for air and radiation for the past four years.
U.S. manufacturers of industrial respiratory protection equipment, including respirators, masks and accessories, gas masks, respiration air supplying self-contained breathing apparatus and accessories, respirator filters and accessories, protective films, and powered air-purifying respirator systems (PAPRs) and accessories generate annual revenues of $1 billion, according to market researcher IBISWorld.
OSHA's updated General Industry Digest – a booklet that summarizes General Industry safety and health standards to help employers, supervisors, workers, health and safety committee members, and safety and health personnel learn about OSHA standards in the workplace – is now available
Here are the top EHS-related news stories of the week from www.ISHN.com:
A panel of global experts on health and economics are warning that the tobacco industry is having a devastating impact on productivity, trade, and the global economy. According to the new edition of The Tobacco Atlas, during 2000–2004, the value of cigarettes sold in the United States alone averaged $71 billion per year, while cigarette smoking was responsible for an estimated $193 billion in annual health-related economic losses.
Here are the top Products of the Week as featured on www.ISHN.com:
Encon Safety Products is pleased to welcome Hardy Sides as PPE Business Unit Manager. Hardy will lead Encon's efforts to dramatically increase its presence in the Personal Protection Market with brands like Veratti®, NASCAR®, and Guard-Dogs, Aggressive Eyewear®.
Oil and gas industry representatives will gather in London in early October to learn about issues surrounding climate change.
As an emerging, rapidly developing industry, wind energy has some unique occupational hazards as well as some that are not so unique, like working at height.
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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