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Technology Use Lagging in Managing Ergonomics, Survey Finds

1/16/2015

According to a study by Humantech, most ergonomics programs are managed using paper-based methods. "The Role of Technology in Managing Ergonomics Programs" reports a trend among multiple-site companies toward specialized ergonomic software.  (read more)

Respiratory Protection Violations High on OSHA List

1/13/2015

OSHA’s top 10 most frequently cited standards for FY2014 has been released. Among some of the common violations seen year to year, respiratory protection violations come in high at number four.  (read more)

ASSE's Move to Park Ridge, IL, Nears

ASSE's new headquarters office at 520 N. Northwest Highway in Park Ridge, IL (60068), is quickly rounding into shape. The move will take place in early February 2015. The new facility is 2 miles from the Society's current location in Des Plaines, IL. Built in 1992, the three-story building has 32,000-sq-ft office space and a 10,000-sq-ft basement. Check out this video of the new sign being installed.

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Health & Wellness

Combatting Cold Stress

01/12/2015

As temperatures drop across the nation, the threat of cold stress must be kept in check. CDC offers guidelines online to prevent and treat prominent types of cold stress, including hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot and chilblains.  (read more)

Dangers of a Sleep Deprived Workforce

01/12/2015

Two-thirds of Americans admit they are not getting enough sleep during the week. According to Circadian, sleep deprivation is a societal epidemic spanning across all countries and economic statuses.  (read more)

Government Affairs

OSHA: Cotton Clothing Not Protective Against Electric Arcs

01/15/2015

OSHA’s final rule for electric power generation, transmission and distribution states that untreated cotton can ignite and continue to burn when subjected to incident heat energy above its ignition threshold.

NFPA Launches Certified Electrical Safety Worker Certification Program

01/09/2015

The program is based on the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace. It aims to equip electricians with the knowledge, training and experience to optimize safety in their work.


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