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Written safety plans help reduce OSHA inspection fears

February 8, 2005

According to Business and Legal Reports Inc. (BLR), one of the best ways to stay smiling when an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliance officer arrives at your business is to...

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OSHA alliance focuses on machine automation industry

January 11, 2005

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) signed a national alliance Nov. 29 with the Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) to advance safety and health for workers in the...

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J.J. Keller introduces newsletter for line supervisors

January 11, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates Inc. has introduced "Supervisor Safety Alert," a monthly newsletter designed to help supervisors understand their role in improving worker safety awareness and holding...

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Audiologist joins Bacou-Dalloz

January 11, 2005

Brad K. Witt, an experienced audiologist well-known in occupational audiology and hearing conservation circles, has joined the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group as audiology and regulatory affairs...

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Safety professionals advised to use e-learning

January 11, 2005

Speaking at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety Training Symposium & Expo, e-learning expert Dr. Brandon Hall encouraged safety experts to use e-learning as a means to train...

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DOL renews partnership to protect Hispanic workers

December 7, 2004

First created in July 2001, the partnership formalizes a shared commitment by the DOL and the Consulate to educate Hispanics and immigrant workers about their rights and responsibilities in the work...

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Steel and crane company cited for safety violations

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a serious citation to Kaverit Steel and Crane, Edmonton, Alb., following the death of one of its employees...

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OSHA hygienists seek to enhance occupational health

December 7, 2004

Thirty-four industrial hygienists from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) met in Washington in October to develop ways to enhance workplace occupational health.One of OSHA's...

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OSHA recognizes Homogeneous Metals for safety, health excellence

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Homogeneous Metals Inc., Clayville, N.Y., for achieving four years of excellence in worker safety and...

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OSHA proposes revised rule on hexavalent chromium

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (CrVI) in the October...

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OSHA cites metal container manufacturer

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations and proposed $114,300 in penalties to Durable Inc., a Wheeling Ill.-based metal container...

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OSHA Web page focuses on workplace substance abuse

November 9, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has posted a Web page that provides information on programs and approaches to help foster drug-free workplaces.The Workplace Substance Abuse...

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Survivair, Willson consolidate respirator lines

November 9, 2004

Survivair® and Willson®, divisions of Bacou-Dalloz™, have announced the consolidation of their respirator lines in the Americas.Reusable respirators now will be offered under only the...

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Safety, health bulletin focuses on fall protection

October 12, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a safety and health information bulletin to prevent fatal accidents and injuries for workers using wire form anchorage connectors...

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New workplace fatality data released

October 12, 2004

Commenting on workplace fatality data released Sept. 22, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health John Henshaw said, "American workers remain safer than they were just a...

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