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NSC Honors Outstanding Contributions to Safety
HOUSTON -- The National Safety Council hosted its National Awards Celebration in Houston, recognizing individuals and organizations for helping make communities, workplaces and roads in the U.S. safer. [FULL STORY]

NSC Opioid Memorial Shows How Drug Misuse Impacts Workplaces
HOUSTON -- The National Safety Council made Houston the sixth stop on a nationwide tour of its exhibit, Prescribed to Death: A Memorial to the Victims of the Opioid Crisis, by unveiling the display inside the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston in conjunction with the NSC Congress and Expo, the annual safety conference. [FULL STORY]

OSHA and SMRP Form Alliance to Protect Employee Safety and Health
WASHINGTON, DC -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals (SMRP) formed an alliance to provide information and training on preventing worker exposure to safety and health hazards in the maintenance, reliability, and physical asset management profession. [FULL STORY]

NSC Presents The Boeing Company With 2018 Robert W. Campbell Award
HOUSTON -- The National Safety Council presented the 2018 Robert W. Campbell Award to The Boeing Company at the NSC Congress & Expo, the annual gathering of safety and health professionals. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Releases Updated Consultants Listings
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association has released the updated Consultants Listing, a searchable print and online directory of its consultant members. [FULL STORY]

JLG Celebrates Production of Its 250,000th Self-propelled Boom
MCCONNELLSBURG, PA -- JLG Industries, Inc., marks a milestone in North American manufacturing with the production of its 250,000th self-propelled boom lift. The model is a 660SJ and was built at the company's manufacturing facility in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. [FULL STORY]

OSHA Launches Program to Target High Injury and Illness Rates
WASHINGTON, DC-- The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is initiating the Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) Program using injury and illness information electronically submitted by employers for calendar year (CY) 2016. [FULL STORY]

Safety Executive Inducted into Entrepreneurial Women Hall of Fame
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Julie Copeland, a Temple University Fox Business School alumnus and the CEO of Arbill, an award winning, privately-held, safety company headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., was inducted into Temple University’s League for Entrepreneurial Women (“The League”) Hall of Fame on October 16, 2018. [FULL STORY]

NFPA13 Webinar will be held November 8 by Telgian
PHOENIX, AZ -- Fire Smarts, in partnership with Telgian, provides a series of informative training webinars taught by Telgian fire protection experts who educate on specific areas of fire protection systems. [FULL STORY]

NSC Launches Safety Ambassador Program
ITASCA, IL -- The National Safety Council is pleased to announce the launch of the NSC Safety Ambassador Program, which encourages individuals to bring safety back home and into their communities by participating in activities that educate about the leading causes of preventable death and injury. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Key Facts about Legionellosis

Legionellosis varies in severity from a mild febrile illness to a serious and sometimes fatal form of pneumonia and is caused by exposure to Legionella species found in water, and potting
mixes. It is often categorized as being community, travel or hospital acquired based on the type of exposure. Worldwide, waterborne Legionella pneumophila is the most common cause of cases including outbreaks.

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