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2014-04-08 08:25:41

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, the exposure to harmful substances and environments has an economic cost impact of over half a billion dollars, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration cites that more than 800,000 shipments of hazardous materials (hazmat) are transported in trucks every day in the United States - exposing thousands of shipment companies to the...

2014-04-04 23:38:09

Clarion to sponsor, exhibit, and present at BLR’s Safety Summit on best practices and OSHA compliance for 2014, taking place April 9 – 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Milford, PA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, is pleased to announce its sponsorship and participation in BLR’s Safety Summit regarding best practices and OSHA compliance for 2014, taking place April 9 – 11, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. BLR, a...

2014-04-01 16:21:56

ARLINGTON, Va., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) submitted comments yesterday in response to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Request for Information (RFI) on process safety management (PSM) and prevention of major chemical accidents regulations. Through the RFI, which is an initiative related to Executive Order 13650 - Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security, OSHA proposed several...

2014-03-31 23:37:22

Spectrum Safety Training, state partner to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), provides food safety training and OSHA safety training to employers and employees in the construction, general, and healthcare industry. Spectrum also provides utilization review services for Medicare/Medicaid, insurance companies, and healthcare providers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 With the new training center's negotiation progressing steadily, the center may be ready to...

2014-03-28 23:00:36

Spectrum safety training is a state partner to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), provides Food Safety Training, provides OSHA safety training to employers and employees in the construction, general, and healthcare industry. Spectrum also provides Utilization Review Services for Medicare/Medicaid, the insurance companies, and healthcare providers. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 In addition to the On-Site Safety Training, due to growing need for OSHA and Food...

2014-03-27 23:28:43

New whitepaper from the experts at Clarion provides information on OSHA/ANSI safety sign systems, following OSHA's 2013 update to its workplace safety sign regulations. Milford, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, has released a free informational resource to help workplaces better understand the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) 2013 workplace safety sign regulation update. Safety...

2014-03-25 23:34:21

By learning how to promote safety on a job site, COSS graduates have the knowledge to help lower fatalities, near misses and OSHA citations. Gibbstown, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The Delaware Valley Safety Council (DVSC) has scheduled a Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS) training class for the week of May 12, 2014. The class will be held at DVSC’s New Jersey facility located at Gloucester County College Continuing Education Center, 1492 Tanyard Road, Sewell, NJ 08080. The...

2014-03-25 12:23:53

FRESNO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today Cal/OSHA launched the 2014 Heat Illness Prevention Program to educate employers and workers on the risks of prolonged heat exposure at outdoor worksites. The annual kickoff was held at a bilingual training sponsored by Cal/OSHA, the Nisei Farmers League and other agricultural employers. The goal of the program is to reduce the incidence of heat illness statewide and ensure compliance with California's heat illness standard....

2014-03-20 23:32:37

Responding to the statistics related to increased industry accidents and citations at construction work sites, the OSHA Training Center has issued a safety challenge to all construction industry employers to focus on raising safety awareness at their work sites. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 The OSHA Training Center at Chabot-Las Positas Community College District, responding to the alarming statistics related to accidents and citations at construction worksites, has issued a safety challenge to...

2014-03-14 16:23:14

Labor activists at Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Hospital Sound Alarm on Elevated Legionella Levels WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is calling on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to take a deeper look at reports of elevated levels of Legionella at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital in Illinois. In a Feb. 28 letter to Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA Dr. David Michaels,...


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