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02/10/2016 6:57 PM

NHTSA Reports Increase in 2015 Traffic Deaths From Previous Year

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently announced its latest estimate of traffic deaths, which shows a 9.3 % increase for the first nine months of 2015.

 
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02/10/2016 3:00 PM

Update on Proposed ISO 45001

With the proposed ISO 45001 standard making its way through the stages of standards development, now is a good time to learn more about what it will mean to OSH practice and the OSH profession overall.​

 
02/09/2016 5:34 PM

OSHA Seeks NACOSH Nominations

National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) advises, consults with and makes recommendations to the secretaries of labor, and health and human services on matters relating to administration of the OSH Act, including regulatory, research, compliance assistance and enforcement issues.

 
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02/09/2016 2:30 PM

OSH Plans Are What We Do

OSHA wants to hear from OSH professionals about its updated Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines.These guidelines can be a calling card for OSH professionals once published, so ASSE members are encouraged to review the guidelines and submit feedback to OSHA.

 
02/05/2016 9:04 PM

What Are Your 2016 Risk Resolutions?

A guest post on the Risk Management/Insurance blog from Joe Kopko, CSP, offers 3 Risk Resolutions that are fundamental building blocks in developing and sustaining the fragile culture of an organization.​

 

ASSE Foundation Awards $8,750 to Three Universities to Help Fund OSH Program ABET Accreditation

The American Society of Safety Engineers Foundation recently awarded three universities a total of $8,750 to support efforts to have their occupational safety and health programs receive ABET accreditation.

 
02/04/2016 9:27 PM

CDC Offers Zika Virus Prevention Tips

The Zika virus, occurring in areas of Africa, Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands, spread to Brazil in 2015 and has been reported in the continental U.S. as well as in U.S. territories, not locally, but from returning travelers. According to CDC, the “Zika virus is spread to people through mosquito bites. The most common symptoms of Zika virus disease are fever, rash, joint pain and conjunctivitis. The illness is usually mild with symptoms lasting from several days to a week."

 
02/04/2016 8:52 PM

Micro Learning: The Future of Workplace Training

Technology has played a major role in changing the landscape in which people learn. As attention spans shrink due to the immediacy of the Internet, traditional teaching methods are becoming less and less relevant. According to an eLearning Industry article, one way educators can adapt to newer learning styles is by learning to break down lessons into digestible chunks that can be delivered quickly.​

 
02/03/2016 9:42 PM

33 Tips for Mastering Conversation

Learn several ways to master the art and science of conversation, a critical skill for anyone but particularly for safety practitioners who deliver training, want to influence the C-suite and manage human resources.

 
02/02/2016 10:36 PM

STOP Occupational Skin Disorders

In 2010, more than 34,000 people were diagnosed with occupational skin disorders (OSDs), according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, but other data indicates that incidents may be up-to 50 times higher. To help organizations protect employees’ hands, Deb Group offers tips to prevent OSDs in the workplace.​

 
 
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