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OSHA Update 10.16.2012

OSHA Update 10.16.2012

OSHA Launches Alternative Dispute Resolution for Whistleblower Complaints OSHA is implementing an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) pilot program for complaints filed under its Whistleblower Protection Program. The program is being trialed in two OSHA regions and assists employers and employees…

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OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program

OSHA Severe Violator Enforcement Program

InjuryFree is staying abreast of all the changes that OSHA is proposing/implementing to their process. Today comes another update with more information regarding the “Severe Violator Enforcement Program (SVEP).” The new Severe Violator Enforcement Program (effective in 45 days) is…

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Exercise for Fibromyalgia

Exercise for Fibromyalgia

A new study published in Arthritis Research & Therapy demonstrates that short exercise sessions can help relieve symptoms with people suffering from fibromyalgia. The study looked at 84 participants divided into an exercise group that incorporated a 30-minute walking exercise…

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Is Worker Training Effective?

Is Worker Training Effective?

In the United States, the total cost of workplace training is over $100 billion per year.  A recent study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in collaboration with the Institute for Work and Health (IWH), Ontario,…

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Reading: Labor Force Participation Rates: The Population Age 55 and Over, 2008

Reading: Labor Force Participation Rates: The Population Age 55 and Over, 2008

Cited from EBRI February 18, 2010 by Craig Copeland In a study published by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), it is reported that the labor-force participation rate for older Americans (ages 55 and older) is increasing, which in turn,…

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Safety + Health’s 2010 CEO’s Who ‘Get It’

Safety + Health’s 2010 CEO’s Who ‘Get It’

In the February 2010 edition of Safety + Health magazine, the NSC recognizes eight executives who have become integral leaders in safety for their organization and the community. Coming from diverse workplaces, these CEOs recognize the value of communicating and…

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First-Aid and CPR: Why you Need to Know Both

First-Aid and CPR: Why you Need to Know Both

First-aid and CPR training can be tremendously beneficial in a variety of circumstances. The benefits of knowing both CPR and first aid are so important that many workplaces now mandate employees to...

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NSC Update: Injury Facts 2010

NSC Update: Injury Facts 2010

Available for purchase on the National Safety Council (NSC) Website is the 2010 Edition of Injury Facts. This resource includes safety statistics from the year 2008 (and older) from more than 30 sources including occupational, motor vehicle, home, community, state…

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New Study: “A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Training & Education”

New Study: “A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Training & Education”

In a new study from the Institute for Work & Health entitled A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Training & Education for the Protection of Workers, it was determined that training programs (e.g. lectures, classes, printed materials) had a…

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