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Study finds problems with OSH sustainability reporting

A study by the Center for Safety and Health Sustainability (CSHS) reveals troublesome gaps and a lack of transparency in occupational safety and health (OSH) sustainability reporting among organizations rated highly for sustainability performance.


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"If you get hurt and report it you will be replaced."

A new report published American Journal of Industrial Medicine reveals a widespread practice in the construction industry of hiding injuries rather than reporting them and risking retaliation.


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Sustainability focus shifts to developing countries

A new 3.2 million Euro program that aims to build capacity of local businesses in developing countries on corporate sustainability management and reporting is being launched by the UN Global Compact, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), ahead of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20.


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“Safety has not been invited to the prom”

We had the chance in Denver to sit down with Tom Cecich, CSP, one of the driving forces behind the Center for Sustainability in Safety and Health, to catch up on the Center’s activity.


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EPA proposes rule to require electronic reporting for chemical info

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a proposed rule to require electronic reporting for certain information submitted to the agency under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).


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OSHA memo clarifies injury reporting protections

A recent OSHA memo is "a great step forward in trying to address the growing problem of policies and practices that discourage reporting of injuries," according to Peg Seminario, Safety and Health Director of the AFL-CIO.


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New guide helps events organizers with sustainability reporting

New guidance published today by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) enables event organizers to report on sustainability issues like impacts on communities, natural environments, and local and global economies.


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Survey will try and find out why many work injuries aren't reported

The Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced plans for a survey aimed at finding out why so many workplace injuries go unreported.


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Hear that whistle blowing? Railroad fined for firing whistleblower

OSHA has ordered Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to immediately reinstate an employee in Idaho who was terminated after reporting a work-related injury.


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New website to make sustainability reporting more accessible

Companies will now find it easier than ever to find information about sustainability reporting and start their reporting journey, thanks to a new website launched recently by the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI).
 


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