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Space, The Next Mining Frontier

Mining industry leaders say they attribute recent improvements in safety goals to technology, a united approach to safety, and corporate culture for strengthening safety programs. As the future of the mining industry explores possibilities beyond Earth, the main risks and dangers of mining remain.

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Corporate Disclosure Lags on Safety Metrics Reporting

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness and allows room to more effectively improve overall safety. Reporting these efforts can improve investor relations and employee culture.

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Marine Corps Air Facility Adds App, Steps Up Safety Program

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. These efforts have been recognized by OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program for creating a world-class safety program.

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Injured Woodworker Details Importance of Machine Guarding

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's top 10 safety violations, machine guarding is still often overlooked in protection. OSHA has several standards for machine guarding.

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Cal/OSHA Encourages Hep A Education and Prevention

Recent increases in hepatitis A contractions in California and Michigan have prompted OSHA to remind employers and employees of the importance of workplace sanitation practices and health education. At least 16 people have died this year from the disease.

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Prevent a Nightmare: Haunted Houses on Safety Street

Guest of a haunted house don't typically expect to be completely safe, but safety is a concern for the people trying to scare those who dare to enter. From a list of rules on the first step on the property to a floor marked exit, safety is in the background of all those frightening corners.

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Five Ways You Can Prevent Fires at Your Office

National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-16 and gives good cause for pause for many of us who work in offices. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) claims there are approximately 3,340 office building fires annually, causing an average of four deaths and 44 injuries every year.

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Safety Signs for Futuristic Times

As robotic workers join the warehouse industry, it is important to have safety signs and other communication to help protect the human workers who might share a work area with the technology. Robots move swiftly and can carry larger loads than their human counterparts, which can increase hazards.

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Your Safety Preparedness Can Help Others

When a disaster strikes, sometimes our failure to properly label even the simplest piece of equipment or putting off updating an old sign can inadvertently cause a second crisis for workers who are trying to help. Old, faded or missing safety signage could become problematic after a disaster.

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OSHA and ACC Unite for Chemical Safety

Working along with the American Chemistry Council, OSHA has begun a campaign on diisocyanate awareness and worker safety. The idea is to help employers convey safety understanding with their employees who work with this chemical in an effort to reduce injury from the chemical.