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Feds slam California over Cal/OSHA

"An agency completely adrift"
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The California agency that’s supposed to help protect workers from on the job hazards and investigate working condition safety issues is doing a lackluster job, the U.S. Department of Labor says.


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CSB chief welcomes safe workplaces Executive Order

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Statement of Rafael Moure-Eraso, Chairperson of the U.S. Chemical Safety And Hazard Investigation Board (CSB), on the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order.


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Quality hand protection carries cost advantages

By Dave Shutt
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To choose the proper personal protective equipment (PPE) in terms of hand protection, one must begin with defining need, choosing a high-quality product with longevity, performance, comfort and fit


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“Qualified Persons” reduce electrical work risks

By Dennis Neitzel
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This article defines and identifies who a Qualified Person is; it will also identify the training required for a person to be considered qualified.


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Thank someone for working safe?

“Absolutely!” says the Safety-Doc
By Timothy Ludwig Ph.D.
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I was in an industrial facility speaking with a mix of workers and managers trying to figure out why personal injuries kept cropping up with some regularity.


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The biggest threat to safety… might just be you and I

By Phil La Duke
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For a moment consider perhaps the most serious threat to worker safety: the attitudes of the safety professionals themselves.


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Pocket blade dispenser

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Pacific Handy Cutter (PHC) - Introducing our new Pocket Blade Dispenser (new blade storage and used blade disposal all in one) for use with all Pacific Handy Cutter Safety knives.


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Plenty of seats up front

Churches and safety programs face a similar challenge
By Dave Johnson
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The parallels between worker safety and religion are enough to give you pause.


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Protecting your workers in hot environments

By Mark Saner
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Working in hot and humid environments can not only be uncomfortable, but it can also cause serious health issues due to the potential of heat stress.


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A @#$# storm In Texas

By Phil La Duke
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As safety professionals all over the civilized world continued to congratulate themselves on the swell job they’re all doing, someone had to piss on the picnic and blow up a fertilizer plant.


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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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