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2014-07-23 08:39:09

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the number of workplace accident rates is on the decline in the U.S., a number of high-profile and serious accidents in recent years has led to new safety processes. To create a healthier and safer workplace, UL, a global safety science leader, believes that organizations must establish a culture in which employees actively identify indicators of unsafe conditions, both through formal and informal processes before a crisis hits. In doing...

2014-07-22 12:30:21

NSC calls on companies to take actions to combat the nation's fastest growing drug epidemic ITASCA, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of people overdosing from opioid prescription painkillers is staggering, killing 45 people each day. Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee safety. Even when employees are taking opioid painkillers...

2014-07-01 23:00:41

Another worker fell 20 stories to his death in a Toronto construction site, a "needless tragic death" among thousands that could be prevented, according to Safety Reboot Magazine. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 Safety Reboot puts the feature spotlight on preventable workplace accidents this week in three workplace safety stories. In the lead story, Safety Reboot reports on the thousands of workers who die each year in North America in work-related incidents—several in...

2014-06-04 23:07:17

Triumvirate Environmental Inc. is launching Smiles 4 Safety (#Smiles4Safety), the first-ever month-long, safety-education series of its kind. This series will be comprised of entertaining and educational images, memes, dance videos and more on workplace safety posted digitally every day. Somerville, MA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014 Each year, the National Safety Council uses June's National Safety Month to bring attention to key safety issues. This includes everything from tripping and...

2014-05-19 23:12:52

Succeed addresses fall protection safety by creating a new Fall Protection Training. (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Last month, it was reported that a building contractor in Oklahoma City was cited by OSHA for serious repeat violations and was proposed a fine of over 90,000 dollars. The OSHA inspection, which occurred in November of 2013, found that the company “failed to protect workers from dangerous falls and other serious hazards.” The company was previously cited for the same violations...

2014-05-14 08:26:23

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world's oldest professional safety society with more than 36,000 members, thanks its highest-level sponsors for supporting its efforts in promoting occupational, safety and health programs and initiatives throughout the year. "We are honored that such a diverse array of companies have partnered with ASSE," said ASSE President Kathy Seabrook. "Their support is vital to...

2014-04-29 23:19:13

2014 Mid America to be held in Branson, Mo., at the Hilton Branson Convention Center. Branson, Mo (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 intRAtrain and inspectiTRAC by Russell Associates President and CEO Jerry Van Oort and Business Development Manager Sarah Frank will exhibit at the 2014 Mid America Safety, Health & Environmental Conference and Expo. The expo will be held May 7-8 at the Hilton Branson Convention Center in Branson, Mo. Russell Associates’ CEO, Jerry Van Oort, sees Russell...

2014-04-25 23:05:46

April 28 was dedicated as Workers’ Memorial Day by Barack Obama in 2012. BROWZ, the configurable supply chain assessment and compliance solutions expert is encouraging organizations to focus on safety during this national day of memorial for those who have been injured or lost their life in the workplace. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 It has been two years since President Barack Obama proclaimed April 28 as Workers’ Memorial Day, a national memorial that has largely gone...

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...


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