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Don’t Be Late! Recent Decisions Remind Employers that OSHA Citations May Become Final if Not Timely Contested

EHSQ Alliance Contributor Two recent cases should remind employers to contest OSHA citations quickly to prevent the citations from becoming final.
November 26, 2018 More
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Is the mental health training of managers a box ticking exercise?

Gerald Whitehouse Is the mental health training of managers a box ticking exercise?
November 23, 2018 More
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The Top 5 EMS Audit Mistakes Most Organizations Should Try To Avoid

Garry Cornell Do certification audits bring to mind thoughts of waterboarding and nightmare dreams where you find you forgot to wear your trousers to work?
November 23, 2018 More
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12 Things to Do During an OSHA Investigation

EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Follow these 12 steps to avoid or limit the damage from OSHA fines. By Gary Blake on behalf of Safeopedia OSHA is in your lobby.
November 22, 2018 More
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HSE Prioritizes High-Risk Industry Inspections in 2019

Greg Enright The U.K.’s Health and Safety Executive is making inspections in high-risk industries a priority for 2019, along with the completion times of investigations and subsequent decisions, acc
November 21, 2018 More
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Big Data: The “Foresight Frontier” of EHSQ

Nicole Radziwill “Big Data is anything bigger or more complex than what your organization is currently prepared to handle.”
November 20, 2018 More
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Five Most Common Workplace Injuries and Tips to Prevent them from Occurring

Allison Coffman According to the Department of Labor Statistics, nearly 40% of all lost-time injuries are preventable musculoskeletal in
November 19, 2018 More
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EPA Withdraws “Once in Always in” Policy For Major Air Toxics Sources-Checklist

Lorraine O'Donovan, EHSQ Alliance Affiliate In January 2018 EPA ended the “once in, always in” policy, and will allow a major source to negotiate binding limits on its potential to emit at any time, in order to cease to be regula
November 19, 2018 More
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2 Million UK Workers Injured, Made Ill by Work in 2017/18

Sandy Smith Too many workers in Britain’s workplaces continue to be injured or made ill by their work, according to a new report from the Health and Safety Executive, and the cost is staggering.
November 16, 2018 More
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Concussions Aren’t Just a Risk for NFL Players: Hard Hats versus Safety Helmets

EHSQ Alliance Contributor NIOSH’s 2016 study showing that 25 percent of construction deaths result from traumatic brain injury generated about a year of public discussion and articles about switching to helmets
November 15, 2018 More
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Review of the South Korea Amendments to the Enforcing Legislation for the Occupational Safety and Health Act

Melanie Powers-Schanbacher, EHSQ Alliance Affiliate Recent amendments to implementing legislation for the Occupational Safety and Health Act require the Minister of Employment and Labor for South Korea to make available information about
November 14, 2018 More
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What is Data Governance and Why Do You Need It?

Nicole Radziwill Improving product and process quality requires that organizations make data-driven decisions about when, how much, and how often to adjust aspects of operations.
November 13, 2018 More