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OSHA Update 4.2.12

OSHA Update 4.2.12

Miners Exposed to Diesel Exhaust Have Increased Risk for Lung Cancer Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) have further evidence that exposure to diesel exhaust  may cause lung cancer…

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Study Shows Interactive Training Reduces Risk

Study Shows Interactive Training Reduces Risk

A recent study demonstrates that highly interactive training has been found to be more effective at reducing risk within jobs that are of higher risk. However, lower risk jobs do not seem to be as affected by the interactive methods.…

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Reduce Risk through Symptom Recognition

Reduce Risk through Symptom Recognition

Overuse injuries, also called Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI’s) or Repetitive Stress Disorders (RSD’s) are of course quite costly to businesses in all sectors. There are economic costs for medical care, lost time, lost productivity and administrative issues. There are also…

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Injury and Illness Prevention Program Discussion Schedule

Injury and Illness Prevention Program Discussion Schedule

According to the recent news release, OSHA will use comments from a series of stakeholder meetings to help develop a proposed rule for Injury and Illness Prevention Programs, known as I2P2. The rule will require employers to develop and implement…

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New OSHA Memo Focuses on Non-English Speakers

New OSHA Memo Focuses on Non-English Speakers

According to OH&S Magazine, a new memo issued from OSHA yesterday told compliance officers to check and verify workers are receiving OSHA-required  training in a language and vocabulary they understand. The directive applies to non-English speakers, not solely to Latino…

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EU-OSHA Launces Healthy Workplaces Campaign

EU-OSHA Launces Healthy Workplaces Campaign

To mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work on 28 April, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has launched its new Healthy Workplaces Campaign for 2010/11, promoting safe maintenance across Europe. In some…

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Workers Memorial Day

Workers Memorial Day

April 28th is Workers Memorial Day – a day specially assigned to recognizes workers who died or sustained work-related injuries or illnesses during the previous year. According to the CDC, in 2008, over 5,000 workers died from occupational injuries. Also…

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OSHA to Discuss Injury and Illness Prevention Program

OSHA to Discuss Injury and Illness Prevention Program

In an update to its Spring Regulatory Agenda, stakeholders in OSHA will discuss rule making for employers to implement Injury and Illness Prevention in their meetings beginning June 2010. The Injury and Illness Prevention Program will provide employers the tools…

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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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OSHA Latino Safety Conference Remarks

OSHA Latino Safety Conference Remarks

The OSHA Latino Safety Conference was held on this week in Houston, Texas. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis was on hand to discuss some DOL details. Here are some of the highlights… Effective April 28th, OSHA will assure that its…

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