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NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
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Results: 3968 Record(s) Found.
02/22/2018 9:59 PM

OSHA Silica Standard & Disparate Protection Issues

Section 16 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 permits States to operate and maintain their own occupational safety and health enforcement programs as long as their standards are at least as effective as the standards promulgated by the Secretary of Labor “which relate to the same issues.”​

 
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02/22/2018 2:00 PM

Machinery Safety: Finding the Right Safeguard Solutions

When determining the best solutions for safeguarding machinery and equipment, one of the biggest challenges that OSH professionals face is answering the question, “How safe is safe enough?” With so many potential risks and hazards associated with machinery, it can be difficult to know where to begin and which safeguards to put in place.

 
02/21/2018 6:07 PM

Member Spotlight: Nsikak-Abasi Akpan Ekam

Member Spotlight: Nsikak-Abasi Akpan Ekam

 
02/20/2018 9:06 PM

Publication date set for new global safety standard

A highly anticipated global standard aimed at creating safer workplaces everywhere will be published on March 12, according to the International Organization for Standardization that spearheaded the five-year development process with support from ASSE. Companies can purchase ISO 45001 from ASSE beginning that week.

 
02/20/2018 3:50 PM

ASSE LearnEx offers two new courses for safety professionals

ASSE expanded its course offerings in online learning. Two ASSE LearnEx courses debut in March that focus on risk assessment and the new global safety standard, ISO 45001. Participants get the same level of content and engagement as in-person classes while learning at their own pace anywhere an Internet connection is available.

 
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02/19/2018 7:14 PM

Administrator's Message to the Management Practice Specialty

Management Practice Specialty members get a deep discount to the upcoming Webinar, "Beyond Zero Injuries" on February 28th. See Anita Muller's message for the discount code and more.

 
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02/19/2018 6:58 PM

Upcoming Events for Consultants

The Consultants Practice Specialty is sponsoring two events on ethics. The first is our free virtual meeting on February 23 with a special presentation on ethical issues a safety consultant may face. Then on March 5, we are sponsoring a webinar through ASSE. CPS members receive a deep discount for that webinar. See Administrator Carol Keyes' message for the discount code.

 
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02/19/2018 2:00 PM

Nine OSH System Mistakes to Avoid

When developing and implementing an OSH system, stakeholders must consider a vast array of factors for the system to be effective. Having a nonoptimal system not only hinders the ability to identify and address risks and hazards, the system itself can present risks to the business.

 
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02/15/2018 9:22 PM

How to Recruit and Evaluate Safety Personnel

The Singapore Accord, a call-to-action signed at a 2017 meeting in Singapore, encourages OSH organizations and groups to adopt a global framework that helps answer several important questions: Which skills should each type of OSH employee bring to the table? What are those different types of skills? How should hiring managers and supervisors evaluate OSH qualifications to ensure the right person is in the right position?

 
02/15/2018 3:41 PM

Protecting Workers From Chemical Exposure – Who Has Responsibility – OSHA or EPA?

Since the 2016 passage of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act (“Lautenberg Act”), controversy has developed over the requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act (“TSCA”) for the Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) to make risk assessments and determine protection measures for workers. In December 2017, the EPA held a public meeting to discuss the framework it proposes to use for assessing new chemicals.

 
 
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