Items Tagged with 'industry'


Obama’s green quarterback eyed for top EPA post

Gina McCarthy known for listening to all sides
February 18, 2013

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.

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Respiratory protection in U.S.: A billion-dollar market

January 3, 2013

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.

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OSHA updates General Industry Digest

December 14, 2012

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

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Weekly news round up

November 17, 2012

Here are the top EHS-related news stories of the week from

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Big Tobacco wreaking havoc on global economy, say health experts

November 6, 2012

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.

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Airline worker safety alliance renewed

October 18, 2012
OSHA and the Airline Ground Safety Panel have renewed their alliance to address hazards and worker injuries related to operating aviation ground support equipment.

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Top Products of the Week

September 30, 2012

Here are the top Products of the Week as featured on

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Encon Safety Products announces hiring of Business Manager

Hardy Sides joins Encon PPE as Business Unit Manager
September 28, 2012

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®. 

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Oil, gas industry to hold climate change adaptation workshop

September 20, 2012

Oil and gas industry representatives will gather in London in early October to learn about issues surrounding climate change.

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OSHA compliance officers get training on wind energy industry

September 19, 2012

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.

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