NAOSH North American Occupation Safety and Health Week
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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.​

 

Tarheel Chapter WISE Clothing Drive

At the Tarheel Chapter November monthly meeting, the Tarheel ChapterWISE team sponsored a clothing drive to benefit Dress for Success, whose mission is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.

 
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Making Training Fun and Effective - Part 2

Chris Vochoska presented Part 2 of Making Training Fun and Effective at the Bakersfield WISE Professional Development and Networking meeting on October 20th.

 

WISE Mentoring Program - New Matches!

Thanks to our smart and savvy mentors and dedicated and enthusiastic mentees, we kicked off the Fall Session with 14 matched pairs and 3 "re-ups"!

 

WISE Sponsors Needed

Invest in women in safety by sponsoring WISE.

 
 
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