New Book Discusses Use of Policy to Improve Workplace Safety
WASHINGTON, D.C. --The American Public Health Association announced the release of Occupational Safety and Health Policy, a new book that explores the role of policy in improving workplace safety. The book, a reference for occupational safety and health professionals and advocates, is available for order online via APHA Press. [FULL STORY]
Panel of Trainers to Judge Their Peers in Trainer Awards Program
FORT DODGE, IA -- Seven trainers with expertise in crane operations and rigging activities will serve as judges for the 2015 Top Trainer award, presented by Crane & Rigging Hot Line and endorsed by the Association of Crane & Rigging Professionals (ACRP). [FULL STORY]
Autism Awareness Training for First Responders
LOS ANGELES -- Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) and Institute for Behavioral Training (IBT) announced that they will partner to train first responders on autism in the month of April in response to autism awareness month. [FULL STORY]
For Earth Day, IFMA Discounts Sustainability Facility Pro Credential
HOUSTON, TX -- In recognition of Earth Day 2015 and its ongoing dedication to sustainability, the International Facility Management Association is offering a limited-time savings of $100 for facility management professionals who wish to earn their Sustainability Facility Professional credential. [FULL STORY]
Demand for Cell Towers Leads to Dramatic Increases in Worker Fatalities
WASHINGTON --The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is asking the public for information about worker safety hazards in communication tower construction and maintenance activities. [FULL STORY]
Konecranes Personnel Earn Safety Certifications
SPRINGFIELD, OH -- Konecranes commitment to high safety standards is reflected in recent certifications achieved by its internal safety team. [FULL STORY]
NSC Recognizes the Next Generation of Safety Leaders
ITASCA, IL -- The National Safety Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 NSC Rising Stars of Safety, presented by DuPont Sustainable Solutions. [FULL STORY]
Medical Expenses: Avoid Costly Tax Errors
SAN FRANCISCO -- When you filed your taxes were you able to avoid the 4 Costliest Mistakes People Make with Medical Expenses.
Recent Rains Expected to Bring May Flowers and Lots of Mosquitoes
ATLANTA – It finally feels like spring. There certainly are many things to look forward to this time of year, however, mosquitoes are not one of those things. Unfortunately, experts are predicting an especially brutal mosquito season again this year.
Graphic Products Report Addresses Crane Safety Regulations
BEAVERTON, OR -- Tower crane operator Klaus Coleman sits on top of the world, far above the streets of Portland, Oregon. He climbs up to his crane’s cab well before sunrise to orchestrate a mechanical dance, controlling about a hundred lifts and movements each day, with loads weighing up to 44 tons.
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Know the Causes to Prevent Occupational Skin Disease
It’s estimated that more than
13 million workers in the
United States are potentially
exposed to chemicals
that can be absorbed
skin. Dermal exposure
agents can result in a
variety of occupational
occupational skin diseases
(OSD) and systemic
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