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Safety and health bulletin focuses on pipeline safety

August 10, 2004

Preventing fatal accidents or injuries for workers involved in dewatering pipelines is the subject of a new Safety and Health Information Bulletin issued by the Occupational Safety and Health...

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Bacou-Dalloz appoints new CEO

July 13, 2004

Henri-Dominique Petit assumed the CEO position at Bacou-Dalloz June 7. He also became a company director at the company's May shareholders' meeting.Petit has a master's degree in engineering from the...

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Industry leader calls for new approach to hearing protection

July 13, 2004

Citing a National Health Interview Survey that shows hearing problems among individuals aged 45-64 are up 26 percent over the past 30 years and calling for a new approach by safety professionals, Bill...

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OSHA, AIHA renew alliance

June 8, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has extended its alliance with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) for two additional years, saying the collaborative...

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New OSHA fact sheets available

June 8, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has added seven new items to its ongoing series of fact sheets on various safety and health topics.The new additions include Planning and...

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OSHA targets 4,000 high-hazard work sites for unannounced inspections in 2004

May 4, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced that its site-specific targeting (SST) plan for 2004 will focus on approximately 4,000 high-hazard work sites for unannounced...

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Trinational occupational safety, health group launches Web site

May 4, 2004

The Trinational Occupational Safety and Health Working Group, comprising of technical experts from the U.S., Mexico, and Canada, has launched a Web site, www.naalcosh.org.The group, formed under the...

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OSHA bulletin focuses on suspension trauma

April 8, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a safety and health bulletin that describes the signs and symptoms of orthostatic intolerance—pooling of blood in the veins...

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Webnettraining announces new OSHA-compliant safety, health training Web site

April 8, 2004

Webnettraining LLC, Minneapolis, offers online safety and health training at www.webnettraining.com.Currently 18 programs are available, including blood-borne pathogens, back safety, lockout/tagout,...

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Howard Leight, Bilsom consolidate hearing protection products lines

April 8, 2004

Howard Leight and Bilsom have consolidated their hearing protection product lines under Bacou-Dalloz's Hearing Safety Group. Under the consolidation, which took effect in mid-2003, earplug products...

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ILMA signs alliance with OSHA

April 8, 2004

The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA), Alexandria, Va., has formed an alliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that will help the association move...

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