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Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security

The small town of West, Texas, will never be the same after April 17, 2013, when the community was deeply shaken by a powerful explosion at the Wes...

The small town of West, Texas, will never be the same after April 17, 2013, when the community was deeply shaken by a powerful explosion at the West Fertilizer Co.

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OSHA and Canada Partner for Chemical Labeling System

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.

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OSHA Announces Confined Spaces Rule

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protectio...

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.

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Respiratory Health Toolkit

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for hea...

OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for health care employers to use to protect hospital staff from respiratory hazards.

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Mine Safety & Health Report

Miners are making significant safety strides, decreasing fatalities over the last 35 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of L...

Miners are making significant safety strides, decreasing fatalities over the last 35 years, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

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High Voltage: Farmhand Survives Electric Shock

Curtis Weber is from a monochromatic landscape where the Canadian sky blends into the rolling fields, where the horizon is only interrupted by grai...

Curtis Weber is from a monochromatic landscape where the Canadian sky blends into the rolling fields, where the horizon is only interrupted by grain silos and round bales of hay. As a 17-year-old, he knew the fields well.

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Books That Shaped Work in America

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant...

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant movements, and power struggle of the populace.

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Electrical Safety for Humans

There are hundreds of detailed resources on electrical safety. Most of them are written by (and for) electricians. But electricity is a part of dai...

There are hundreds of detailed resources on electrical safety. Most of them are written by (and for) electricians. But electricity is a part of daily life for everybody. Normal humans need to know what’s going on, too!

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OSHA Proposes Slips, Trips and Falls Regulation

The fatality ticker scrolls atop OSHA’s website, serving as an ominous reminder that gravity is a force to be reckoned with. Slips, trips and falls...

The fatality ticker scrolls atop OSHA’s website, serving as an ominous reminder that gravity is a force to be reckoned with. Slips, trips and falls may appear to be innocuous workplace accidents, but fatality reports prove what a deadly threat these are.

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Minor Machine Injuries Are Indicative of Larger Safety Issues

Furniture giants Ashley Furniture Industries has been at the helm of machine safety conversations since OSHA fined the company $1.76M in February.

Furniture giants Ashley Furniture Industries has been at the helm of machine safety conversations since OSHA fined the company $1.76M in February.