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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
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03/01/2017 2:25 PM

OSHA Delays Effective Date of Beryllium Rule to May 20, 2017

U.S. Department of Labor is proposing a second delay in the effective date of its Occupational Exposure to Beryllium rule, from March 21, 2017, to May 20, 2017. The announcement follows a White House memorandum issued Jan. 20, 2017, that directed the department to undertake a review of any new or pending regulations and temporarily postpone the date that they would take effect.

 
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02/28/2017 6:56 PM

Position Yourself to Win

For safety professionals, what does preparing to win look like? It means we continuously build our business skills and technical capabilities. We establish what we do well and understand what uniquely prepares us for the next opportunity. We determine what we need to do to make ourselves most valuable to our organizations or to potential new employers.

 
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02/28/2017 4:14 PM

Tattooists' Occupational Pain Prevalent, Studies Say

Professional tattooists have a high prevalence of musculoskeletal complaints about back pain, says a survey of 448 tattoo workers across France.

 
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02/24/2017 2:00 PM

Shortcuts Are Killer

Most people have the necessary skills and knowledge to do our jobs well, and most of us don’t want to hurt ourselves or anyone else. So why do we take shortcuts that set up us and others for injury?

 
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02/22/2017 7:33 PM

Representative Byrne Seeks to Rescind OSHA Volks Recordkeeping Rule

Bradley Byrne (R-AL), chair of the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, has introduced a Congressional Review Act resolution to block an OSHA rule expanding recordkeeping requirements for injuries and illnesses. The so-called Volks Rule that would have given OSHA the authority to cite employers for failures to record or for misrecording workplace injuries or illnesses that occurred up to 5 years prior to when the citation is written.

 
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02/22/2017 3:12 PM

Labor pains, confirmation machinations, and Congress takes the week off

Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Puzder withdrew his name from consideration late last week hours after reports surfaced that six Republican Senators were hesitant to support him.

 

Call for Awards Nominations

Each year the Practice Specialties (PS) and Common Interest Groups (CIG) are requested to award one of their members as the Safety Professional of the Year for their PS or CIG. If you know of a member within your PS or CIG whom you believe is worthy of this award, please feel free to nominate him/her. You may also nominate yourself if you wish.

 

Please join us for our Open Web Meeting (It's Free)

Wednesday , December 7, 2016 (60 minutes) 1:00 pm EST; 12:00 pm CST; 11:00 am MST; 10:00 am PST Find out about the new programs and initiatives in your Practice Specialty. This is a perfect opportunity to share your thoughts and ideas as well.

 
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Keene State WISE Students Offer Active Shooter Training

By Jamie Ingalls I am so proud of the work the students did to put this together! We had 58 people in all register, and 50 in attendance! Not bad for our first event. There is a future for the student ASSE WISE group at Keene State.

 
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WISE Member Coauthors OSH Textbook

WISE member Rosalene Graham, CSP, recently coauthored a textbook, Occupational Safety and Health. According to American Technical Publishers, the introductory text provides an overview of potential workplace hazards, safety practices and how various processes need to be managed to maintain a safe workplace.​

 
 
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