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August BEEA+ Bulletin 1st Edition

August BEEA+ Bulletin 1st Edition

Predict Workplace Accidents Before They Happen . . . Manage Your Company’s Safety Reputation in the Internet Age . . . Design is a Significant Contributor in 37% of Work Related Fatalities . . . OSHA’s New HazCom Standard: What…

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2010 Workplace Fatality Statistics Expected to Exceed Those for 2009

2010 Workplace Fatality Statistics Expected to Exceed Those for 2009

In a previous post, we covered Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn’s proposal to cut the government’s budget for OSHA. Senator Coburn cited OSHA’s increases in budget and declines in inspections and citations, as well as potential inefficiencies and lack of effectiveness,…

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Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 9/2

Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 9/2

Occupational Safety news headline for early September, 2011: Union Pacific Railroad Found Violating FRSA The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Union Pacific Railroad Co., headquartered in Omaha, to pay a total of $400,000 in punitive damages, $90,315 in compensatory…

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The Ethics of Workplace Safety

The Ethics of Workplace Safety

It’s no mystery that great strides have been made in the arena of workplace injuries and illnesses in the past 40 years. The development of regulatory organizations like OSHA and MSHA and public service organizations like NSC and ASSE have…

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Teens, Parents and the Workplace

Teens, Parents and the Workplace

Of all the stress and activity that comes from being the parent of a teenager, most parents find themselves relieved when their teen lands a part-time job. After all, managing commitments to sports teams, driving lessons and social activities puts…

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Workplace Fatalities and Traumatic Brain Injury

Workplace Fatalities and Traumatic Brain Injury

When we think of workplace injuries, we tend to think of incidents that may temporarily limit activity or use of a particular limb – steelworkers cutting their hands on a piece of metal, construction workers smashing fingers with a hammer,…

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News Release- Indictments issued in Worker Death

News Release- Indictments issued in Worker Death

6/16/2010 (HAMILTON, Ohio) — A Butler County grand jury has returned indictments against United Oil Recovery Services Inc. and several of its employees on charges relating to the death of a worker at the company’s Middletown facility. United Oil and…

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