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EllisDon Recognized for Exemplary Work in Promoting Health & Safety
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- EllisDon was presented with Canada's Safest Employer Award at the Safest Employer Gala at Arcadian Court in Toronto. [FULL STORY]

OSHA and the ASA Renew Alliance to Protect Temporary Workers
WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Staffing Association with the goal of protecting temporary employees from workplace hazards. [FULL STORY]

MSA Wins 'Best in Show' at Safety Conference
PITTSBURGH -- MSA Safety Incorporated announced its new Latchways Leading Edge Self-Retracting Lanyard won Best in Show. [FULL STORY]

CSB Deploying to Site of Chemical Release Kansas
WASHINGTON, DC -- An investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has deployed to the scene of a chemical release. [FULL STORY]

Winners of William M. Carey and Ronald K. Mengel Awards Announced
QUINCY, MA -- The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association, announced winners of the 2015 William M. Carey and Ronald K. Mengel awards. [FULL STORY]

Dickies FR & Mount Vernon FR Develop New Flame Resistant Jeans
TRION, GA -- Workrite Uniform Co. developed a new Dickies FR denim jean line using Mount Vernon FR’s flame resistant (FR) fabric. [FULL STORY]

Industry Expert Kelly Joins Forces with Bulwark for Consulting
NASHVILLE -- Bulwark, flame-resistant apparel brand, announced it has entered into a consultative agreement with Chuck Kelly, former Director of Industry Human Resource Issues at the Edison Electric Institute. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Seeks Nominations for the Fellow Award
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association seeks nominations for its Fellow Award, which will be presented at the 2017 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition , held June 4-7 in Seattle, Wash. [FULL STORY]

CSB Releases Final Case Study into 2013 Explosion at Plant
BATON ROUGE, LA -- The CSB released its final report into the June 13, 2013, explosion and fire at the Williams Olefins Plant in Geismar, Louisiana, which killed two employees. [FULL STORY]

OSHA Delays Enforcement of Injury and Illness Tracking Rule
WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has agreed to further delay enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its injury and illness tracking rule until Dec. 1, 2016. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
The Right Hand Protection Extremely Important for Workers

Manufacturer of safety and related products, Impact Products, recommends workers in a variety of industries wear protective hand gear (gloves) when performing their duties. Hand injuries are the second most common work-related injury and wearing the proper work gloves can help prevent the following:
• Lacerations to the skin (cuts, scratches, gashes, etc.);
• Chemicals contacting or seeping through the skin;
• Abrasions (serious cuts that can get infected); and
• Exposure to hot surfaces that can burn the skin.

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