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September 2012, 1st Edition: BEEA+ Newsletter

September 2012, 1st Edition: BEEA+ Newsletter

Are Workplace Injuries Just a Cost of Doing Business…Getting the Most from an Aging Workforce…Are You Feeling the Burn: Heartburn and Workplace Stress…Prioritize Hazards with a Risk Assessment Matrix…

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OSHA’s New HazCom Standard: What Employers Need to Know

OSHA’s New HazCom Standard: What Employers Need to Know

OSHA recently modified its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), an international approach to hazard communication. Through standardization the GHS improves the safe use, handling, and storage of chemicals in workplaces. It also provides…

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A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work

A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work

A Look at the Hazards of Non-Routine Work I took my kayak out for the first time this season. I mounted the boat on the hydraulic lift I installed on my car last year to make the process easier. I…

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Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 2

Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 2

In our last installment, we discussed OSHA’s release of the Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) white paper. In this episode, we will focus on ways to achieve an I2P2 that will be compliant and bring successful results. In the…

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Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 1

Injury & Illness Prevention Programs (I2P2) and What it Means for your Organization – Part 1

The Injury and Illness Prevention Program (I2P2) White Paper has been released by OSHA. This document, released in January of this year, helps to better define the outlined program. The overall goal for this type of program is to substantially…

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Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 10/17

Occupational Safety News Bulletin – 10/17

Occupational Safety news headline for late October, 2011: OSHA Publishes New Educational Materials on Protecting Workers from Hazards Found in Laboratories The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today published new educational materials for laboratory managers on protecting their workers…

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July 2011 BEEA+ Bulletin 2nd Edition

July 2011 BEEA+ Bulletin 2nd Edition

Proactive Strength Training for the Older Worker ... Therapeutic Exercise: Recordable or Not? ... Wellness that Works! (Part 2) ... Risks and Hazards in the Hotel Industry ... Occupational Safety News Bulletin

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May 2011 BEEA+ Bulletin 1st Edition

May 2011 BEEA+ Bulletin 1st Edition

The Psychology of Safety... A Note for Our Friends Affected by the Spring Storms... OSHA Urges Storm Recovery Workers to Guard Against Hazards... NAOSH Week 2011

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OSHA Urges Storm Recovery Workers to Guard Against Hazards

OSHA Urges Storm Recovery Workers to Guard Against Hazards

As the country starts to engage in cleanup activities from the recent storms and tornados that gripped the nation, OSHA is reminding workers and volunteers engaged in cleanup to be aware of the hazards they can encounter, and to remain…

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What is Machine Guarding As It Relates to Safety?

What is Machine Guarding As It Relates to Safety?

There are many dangers and hazards that can be present in an industrial work environment. This is particularly true in a machine shop area. Machine guarding is a critical method that can...

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