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Chemical Warnings to Change Soon in California

California is updating the way warning labels on products explain chemical hazards. Companies can re-evaluate the details of how they warn consumer...

California is updating the way warning labels on products explain chemical hazards. Companies can re-evaluate the details of how they warn consumers about specific chemicals. Carefully review the regulations to make sure labels are in compliance.

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OSHA, States Ramp Up Safety Program Push

Some states are noticing an increase in workplace deaths and are moving safety program assistance to the front lines. OSHA is also reminding employ...

Some states are noticing an increase in workplace deaths and are moving safety program assistance to the front lines. OSHA is also reminding employers that they can easily get help through the federal agency's partnership and compliance programs. Several states are working with OSHA.

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OSHA's Severe Violator Program Shows Consistency

Eight years ago, OSHA established its Severe Violator Enforcement Program to target employers who heavily disregard to workplace safety laws. Each...

Eight years ago, OSHA established its Severe Violator Enforcement Program to target employers who heavily disregard to workplace safety laws. Each year, the number of severe violators averages more than 50. Employers can take simple steps to achieve a compliant and safe workplace.

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Virtual Reality Aids in Slip, Trip, Fall Prevention

To train employees to be aware of hazards and workplace surroundings, companies are using virtual reality as a way to help curb slips, trips, and f...

To train employees to be aware of hazards and workplace surroundings, companies are using virtual reality as a way to help curb slips, trips, and falls. Using wearable technology, workers virtually navigate through unexpected situations and make choices for safety.

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Demand Rises in Cleanroom Manufacturing

Industry momentum is embracing the benefits of manufacturing in cleanroom environments to ensure product quality, and safety is imperative. In manu...

Industry momentum is embracing the benefits of manufacturing in cleanroom environments to ensure product quality, and safety is imperative. In manufacturing or scientific research, a strictly controlled and highly organized cleanroom is vital to operations.

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NEMA Studies Switching Current in Buildings

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association is looking into the impact of DC electrical distribution systems in commercial buildings. The age...

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association is looking into the impact of DC electrical distribution systems in commercial buildings. The agency and other electrical professionals say DC has its place in the future of power as technology changes electrical current need.

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Electronic Hazardous Waste Reporting System Begins

To make the tracking process of hazardous waste more progressive and efficient, the EPA has begun implementing its electronic manifest system. The...

To make the tracking process of hazardous waste more progressive and efficient, the EPA has begun implementing its electronic manifest system. The digital national hazardous waste tracking system provides real-time tracking of shipments.

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Big Tech Plans to Revolutionize New Construction

Tech giants such as Google and Amazon are investing in the construction industry to advance safety and efficiency, while also creating “smart homes...

Tech giants such as Google and Amazon are investing in the construction industry to advance safety and efficiency, while also creating “smart homes,” according to industry research experts. These new home construction plans create homes/communities that have tech built in.

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NIOSH Digs Into Electrical Safety in Mining

To help solve mining work safety and health challenges, NIOSH continually researches best practices through its Intelligent Safety Technology for M...

To help solve mining work safety and health challenges, NIOSH continually researches best practices through its Intelligent Safety Technology for Mining Machinery project. This project looks at newer technology for ways to improve worker safety and to limit new, unintended hazards.

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Partnership Studies Technology for Mining Safety

The Australian government’s mining agency is forming a partnership with tech companies to study ways to increase safety and efficiency. The teams w...

The Australian government’s mining agency is forming a partnership with tech companies to study ways to increase safety and efficiency. The teams will explore the use of virtual reality/simulator machines to increase worker engagement and attention to safety best practices.