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NTSB offers training for emergency comm after airline accidents

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is devoting two days at its Training Center to offer guidance to aviation public affairs professionals on how to most effectively manage emergency communications following a major aircraft accident or incident.


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CSB to release findings on Macondo well blowout at Houston hearing

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The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will hold a two-day public hearing this month in Houston, Texas as part of its continuing analysis of the Macondo Blowout and Explosion and fire in the Gulf of Mexico.


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Sensidyne Releases New Coal Mine Safety Instrument

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Sensidyne, LP, a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial health and safety equipment, releases the CDEM-1000 for sale.


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Mercury spill leads to whistleblower complaint against Ohio dentist (7/7)

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OSHA has filed a complaint in federal court against Niles Family Dentistry and owner Dr. A. Scott Santucci for allegedly violating OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Act by creating a hostile work environment for two employees and forcing them to resign.
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Serious about safety: Employers on top of continuing education

100 committed companies
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A survey of the companies with the broadest readership of ISHN...
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Confined spaces in construction

Ten key differences from general industry
By Mike Platek
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Are practices and procedures regarding confined spaces in the construction industry different than those in general industry? They shouldn’t be, but with a different OSHA standard and at different knowledge levels, they are.
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Editorial Comments: www.ishn.com - Version 2.0

Introducing a 24/7 community center for safety pros
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Later this month you’ll see ISHN’s website at www.ishn.com has been totally redesigned for a faster, easier online research, problem-solving, best practices sharing, and news gathering.
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Patients urged to consider options before choosing treatment (6/30)

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"Explore Your Treatment Options," a new multimedia ad campaign announced today by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Ad Council, encourages patients to become more informed about their options before choosing a treatment for a health condition or illness.
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Obese patients much more likely to have post-surgical complications (6/30)

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Obese patients are nearly 12 times more likely to suffer a complication following elective plastic surgery than their normal-weight counterparts, according to new research by Johns Hopkins scientists.
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Who needs a safety guy?

By Phil La Duke
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Last week I covered the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) annual meeting and as is always the case I ran into more than a couple of earnest looking safety professionals who, with a straight face, claimed that they were trying hard to work themselves out of a job.
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