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Lights, camera, safety!

New Synergist article examines the role of safety professionals in the movie industry
March 14, 2014

With the 2013 awards season recently wrapped up, the limelight is on the Academy Award-winning films, actors, actresses, and directors who walked away with the coveted Oscar trophies. However, the behind-the-scenes workers who make these movies possible are just as crucial to a film’s success—as well as those responsible for making sure that everyone working on movie sets goes home safe and healthy each day.


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Global steel association announces upcoming Steel Safety Day

March 3, 2014

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) has announced plans for a Steel Safety Day that will focus on the safety and health of the people who work in the steel industry. The event is timed to coincide with World Safety Day, International Labour Organisation event which is held each year on April 28.


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AIHA® and Product Stewardship Society announce open registration for 2013 AIHA Asia Pacific OH Conference + Exhibition

Meeting to offer forum for attendees to network while learning practical applications to manage OEHS issues
June 19, 2013

The American Industrial Hygiene Association® (AIHA) and the Product Stewardship Society will host the 2013 AIHA Asia Pacific OH Conference + Exhibition at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore, October 29 - 31. The meeting, now in its third year, will offer education and training focused on occupational hygiene and product stewardship topics in the Asia Pacific region.


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Not "the happiest place on earth" for employees

Disneyland closes rides after OSHA citations
April 15, 2013

Several rides at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim remain closed in the wake of seven safety citations issued against the resort by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA).


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Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, Ph.D., MBA, CSP, CET, Named New BCSP Chief Executive Officer

August 27, 2012
The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) is pleased to announce Treasa M. Turnbeaugh, Ph.D., MBA, CSP, CET, as the new Chief Executive Officer effective September 1, 2012


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Modernizing the mature PPE market

May 4, 2012
The industrial safety products market really took off with the creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Act in 1970.


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New study looks at slip-resistant shoes in food service industry

August 8, 2011
 NIOSH has begun a randomized controlled trial to study the effectiveness of slip-resistant shoes in reducing slips and falls injuries in the food service industry.


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Yes, occupational research impacts workers’ lives

August 8, 2011
 “In July, the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) community hosted a symposium on achieving impact through research and partnerships,” writes NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard in his latest “From the Director’s Desk” NIOSH blog.


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