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07/27/2017 5:43 PM

In Response to PBS NewsHour Report on Shipbuilding Industry: A Call for More Balanced, Complete Reporting

As noted in the EHS Works blog on July 19, 2017, PBS NewsHour broadcast a report showing that some U.S. shipbuilders continue to receive government contracts despite significant safety lapses. Jim Thornton, ASSE's Vice President of Professional Affairs, says the report fails to acknowledge the safety initiatives that progressive employers within the industry have initiated to produce sustained reductions in worker injuries and illnesses. Read the viewer feedback letter he send to PBS producers.

 
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07/26/2017 2:17 PM

NIOSH & Workforce Tulsa Promoting Young & Temp Worker Safety

NIOSH and Workforce Tulsa are collaborating to develop and pilot test a new training program, "Developing Work Safety Skills," to promote workplace safety and health practices among young adults seeking career services and temporary employment opportunities.

 
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07/25/2017 1:00 PM

Some Important But Little Known Safety Fixes: Part 1

Guest poster Rick Franklin has worked for 42 years as a forensic engineer. During that time, he has seen 14 significant, but mostly unknown, improvements to consumer products and automobiles that prevented fires, incidents, injuries and deaths. In the first of a three-post series, he talks about the first five improvements on his list.

 
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Want a Chance to Win a $100 AMEX Gift Card? Take Our Survey

Earn a chance to win a $100 AMEX gift card by completing our survey about the July 2017 issue of Professional Safety. Your feedback will help ASSE improve the journal and deliver the best reading experience.​

 
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Administrator's Message to the Consultants Practice Specialty

Carol Keyes, the new Administrator of the Consultants Practice Specialty (CPS), provides information on the upcoming CPS Open Web Meeting and the launch of the CPS Mentoring Program. Details about the upcoming Ethics Webinar sponsored by the CPS (members get a discount) are also included.

 
07/24/2017 3:50 PM

OSHA/MSHA Regulatory Agenda: July 2017

On July 20, 2017, the Trump administration released the 2017 spring regulatory agenda, which was issued in separate parts, rather than in a combined format. ASSE's Federal Representative Adele Abrams, Esq., CMSP, provides an overview of what it contains.

 
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Public Sector Practice Specialty Recap of Safety 2017

Elliot Laratonda, Content Coordinator for the Public Sector Practice Specialty, shares highlights and a brief recap of the groups events and awards.

 
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07/20/2017 1:00 PM

ASIS Seeking Volunteers for Active Assailant Standard Committee

ASIS International, an association for security management professionals, is seeking volunteers to serve on the technical committee for its ANSI/ASIS Active Assailant Standard. The standard will address incident prevention and preparation, to include security design considerations and protocols, as well as response strategies, and post-incident recovery best practices specific to active assailant events.​

 
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07/19/2017 3:00 PM

PBS Newshour: Government Contracts With Shipbuilders Despite Safety Lapses

PBS Newshour recently featured a story about U.S. shipbuilders that continue to receive military contracts to build Navy and Coast Guard vessels despite serious safety lapses.

 
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07/19/2017 1:03 PM

NIOSH Assesses Young Worker Fatality Trends

A new NIOSH report examines young worker fatalities that occurred between 1994 and 2013. The report presents information by demographic characteristics, employer characteristics, incident circumstances and temporal patterns. During this time period, 942 occupational fatalities occurred among youth workers, 88% of whom were male.

 
 
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