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NTSB offers training for emergency comm after airline accidents

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

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

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)

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
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
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
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)

"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)

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?

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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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

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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