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September 13, 2017
At the National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo 2017 in Indianapolis, Patrick Kapust, Deputy Director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, announced OSHA’s top 10 most cited violated for fiscal year (FY) 2017 in a packed NSC Learning Lab on the expo floor.
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September 7, 2017
You may find it tough to climb out of bed some days, especially on dark, early-fall mornings. But for shift workers, sleep disruption can be a daily challenge. Working while your body wants to sleep has been linked to a variety of physical and psychological health issues, especially for those who change shifts
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August 25, 2017
A new survey of 2,000 working adults concludes that 43 percent of U.S. workers believe they are too tired to function safely at work. The alarming findings are revealed in a new National Safety Council (NSC) Report, Fatigue in the Workplace: Causes and Consequences of Employee Fatigue.
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August 21, 2017
Manual lifting results in hundreds of thousands of injuries per year and millions of dollars in lost productivity, insurance claims, and related costs. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has come to the rescue with a new app that brings the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) to an app for smart phones
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August 15, 2017
Members of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have overwhelmingly approved a name-change for the 100-year-old organization, the world’s oldest professional safety society. Next June, at its annual meeting in San Antonio, ASSE will unveil a new website featuring the name American Society of Safety Professionals.
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August 14, 2017
If you’ve been thinking that there seem to be more trucks than ever on the road these days, you’re right. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) says there are nearly 12 million commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) crisscrossing the country. While they play a critical role in moving our nation’s economy and transporting individuals, these vehicles present hazards for other drivers.
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August 7, 2017
Trying to improve your safety process and possibly make it more digital and less paper-bound? Nick Candito, cofounder and CEO of Progressly, has some ideas. Progressly provides a platform for companies to speed up business processes and improve efficiency.
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