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What exec ever said, “Let’s just be profitable enough”?

This doesn’t mean executives are heartless capitalists willing to break the bodies of workers just to earn an extra couple of bucks, and it doesn’t necessarily mean they care any less about safety than the rest of us; as Michael Corleone might have said, “it’s just business.”


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Can you verify the identity of workers engaged in remote learning?

Distance learning has experienced tremendous growth in popularity and acceptance in recent years.


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Global study identifies health and safety trends

Companies are shifting from a reactive attitude to a conscious management of operational issues, a prelude to the development of a real corporate culture of occupational health & safety


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100 people being screened for potential Ebola exposure in Texas

Some 100 people are now being screened for potential exposure to Ebola in Texas, federal health officials said Thursday, as they seek to contain the first case of the disease diagnosed in the U.S.


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OSHA cites hobby and craft paints company for putting temp workers at risk

A hobby and craft paints maker faces a possible $84,500 in penalties for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards


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Tackling taboo topics: “Pregnant worker” & “unborn child”

After a 30-year sleep, workplace safety is undergoing a great transformation. All workplaces and nearly all workplace hazards will be impacted.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with Bob Veazie

We go beyond the minimum when we are personally committed
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Bob Veazie, who presented a talk on “Commitment-Based Safety: Highest Performance Safety” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Trish Ennis begins one-year term as new ASSE president

A 23-year veteran of the occupational health and safety profession, Ennis vowed to continue to elevate the safety profession within the business community and work to deliver ASSE’s 36,000 members the programs and benefits they seek.


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MSA wins legal management award

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) named the Law Department of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) as a 2014 ACC Value Champion.


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What your customers need to know…

Out-of-service equipment poses invisible hazards if not handled properly
Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals


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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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