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Age-friendly safety strategies

June 2, 2014
One in every five American workers will be over the age of 65 by 2015, and one in four Americans will be over 55 by 2020, according to NIOSH’s webpage “Healthy Aging at Work” established in March 2014.


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What’s up next in EHS

Abstracts at AIHce 2014 will cover emerging trends in worker health and safety
May 12, 2014

Eleven abstracts to be presented at the 2014 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHce) will reveal some exciting new strategies to protect worker health.  These approaches range from advancing the safety culture in academic laboratories to minimizing the risks to workers in healthcare settings.


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Grainger’s expanding safety footprint

“Selling safety products is different than selling widgets.”
May 1, 2014
Go to www.grainger.com and on the homepage you’ll find several references to industrial safety.


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10-foot Max Patrol self-retracting lifeline by Werner

April 1, 2014
Werner’s 10-foot Max Patrol self-retracting lifeline enhances the user experience by allowing for more freedom of movement on the job without lock-up that can inhibit a user’s range of motion.


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Motivate workers to maintain a healthy back and help prevent injuries with a new training program from J. J. Keller

March 28, 2014

Over 200,000 back injuries are reported every year, accounting for one of every five injuries in the workplace. Companies can help employees avoid becoming part of this statistic by using J. J. Keller’s NEW Back Safety: Keep Your Back in Action training program.


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When OSHA “wins” by “losing”

March 5, 2014

One of the questions I am constantly asked is “why can’t OSHA get anything done?” A fair question with a difficult answer. It would be easy to simply respond that OSHA is subject to a lot of politics, and I mean a lot of politics. It would also be easy to simply answer that it depends on who asked the question, and more importantly, when they asked it.


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Can't stand it? Anti-fatigue mats reduce pain and stress; increase productivity

March 4, 2014
Most facility managers — whether they work in schools, offices, or industrial locations — are well aware of the benefits of entry mats


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Healthcare staff needs proper protection

January 29, 2014
Today, the healthcare sector employs around 10% of all workers throughout the EU. More than three-quarters of them are women.


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ASSE Safety 2013 by the numbers

June 24, 2013

A week before the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2013 conference and exposition opened for business at the Las Vegas Convention Center, registration was at more than 4,000 attendees. The expo was filled by approximately 550 exhibitors taking up more than 89,000 square feet of exhibit space.


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Locking safety knife

December 4, 2012
Lewis Safety Knife Co. div. of Seal-O-Matic Corporation presents the Lewis K710 Locking Safety Knife.


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