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Today's Highlights from EHS Works:
New Report Says CDC Lab Practices Threaten Its Credibility


An independent report on lab safety at CDC calls the agency's commitment to safety "inconsistent and insufficient." (read more)

EPA Updates Safer Choice Label


EPA’s Safer Choice program is a way for consumers to make smarter buying choices concerning their health and the environment. (read more)

Join the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

Stop Falls Stand DownBe a part of the second annual National Safety Stand-Down, May 4-15, 2015. ASSE is again partnering with OSHA, NIOSH and CPWR to support the stand-down, which focuses on preventing falls in construction. During a safety stand-down, companies stop work to talk directly to employees about safety--activities can range from conducting a toolbox talk to hosting a guest speaker and much more. “We urge all ASSE members to use this opportunity to reach out to employers in every industry to create safer work environments and to help prevent workplace fatalities, injuries and illnesses,” says 2014-15 ASSE President Patricia Ennis, CSP, ARM. Both OSHA and NIOSH have some great tips to help you conduct a successful event.


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ASSE Standards
ASSE Standards

ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code (Version 3.0)


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Oil & Gas

Report Says Gulf of Mexico at Baseline Again Post Deepwater Horizon Spill


BP has released a report indicating that the Gulf of Mexico has returned to its baseline condition in the 5 years since the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster.  (read more)

DOT Considers Overhaul of Aging Oil Pipeline


Federal regulators have quietly proposed a sweeping rewrite of oil pipeline safety rules almost 2 years after an Exxon Mobil Corp. pipeline split open and sent Canadian crude oil flowing through a neighborhood in Mayflower, AR.  (read more)


Flooding Preparedness Tips From FEMA


With spring on the horizon and the winter thaw beginning, the threat of flooding becomes more prevalent with changing temperatures.

ASTM Proposes Guide to Green Chemical Alternatives


ASTM International has proposed a new guide to help companies explore alternative chemical use in the life cycle of their products.

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