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MSHA Encourages Miners to “Stop and Take a Breath”

MSHA announces “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, for September 2016 to encourage mining safety. As part of the “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign,...

MSHA announces “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, for September 2016 to encourage mining safety. As part of the “Stop and Take a Breath” campaign, miners across the US will have a chance to talk to MSHA inspectors, who will be engaging coal miners and mine operators in “walk and talks.”

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OSHA Delays Enforcement of Construction Crystalline Silica Standard

OSHA announced recently it will delay enforcing the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry. The final crystalline si...

OSHA announced recently it will delay enforcing the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry. The final crystalline silica ruling was published in March 2016, with an original enforcement date of June 23, 2017. The enforcement date is now September 23, 2017.

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OSHA Issues Confined Spaces in Construction Standard Guide

OSHA has published a new training resource to help small businesses comply with the 2015 Confined Spaces in Construction Standard.

OSHA has published a new training resource to help small businesses comply with the 2015 Confined Spaces in Construction Standard.

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3 Takeaways from Gastech 2019

Gastech is a large show with great opportunities to look at what the next generation of the gas technology industry has to offer.

Gastech is a large show with great opportunities to look at what the next generation of the gas technology industry has to offer.

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Tech, Safety Power-Drive Mining Changes

Mining is changing mostly because of new tech and safety improvements, which are power driving profits and sustainability.

Mining is changing mostly because of new tech and safety improvements, which are power driving profits and sustainability.

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6 Steps for Improving Construction Housekeeping

Construction sites can get messy pretty quickly if proper housekeeping is not routinely enforced. Pre and post work assessments can help improve or...

Construction sites can get messy pretty quickly if proper housekeeping is not routinely enforced. Pre and post work assessments can help improve order, cleanliness, and safety. Here are six practices for better housekeeping.

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Tips to Leave Valley Fever in the Dust

California is mandating Valley fever training for construction workers. Learn about what Valley fever is, how it's contracted, and safety best prac...

California is mandating Valley fever training for construction workers. Learn about what Valley fever is, how it's contracted, and safety best practices to protect workers during soil disturbance activities.

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LNG Demand Calls for Effective Safety Solutions

Demand for liquid natural gas is surging. From liquefaction to transport to electricity generation, LNG is a leader in clean energy and worker safe...

Demand for liquid natural gas is surging. From liquefaction to transport to electricity generation, LNG is a leader in clean energy and worker safety is important for overall business efficiency. Here are tips to improve efficiency and safety in LNG projects.

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OSHA Reveals Top 10 Violations for 2019

OSHA shared its top 10 standard violations for fiscal year 2019 at the NSC Safety Expo in San Diego. The types of violations among the top 10 did n...

OSHA shared its top 10 standard violations for fiscal year 2019 at the NSC Safety Expo in San Diego. The types of violations among the top 10 did not change, however, lockout/tagout moved from No. 5 to No. 4. A newcomer to last year’s list remains in the No. 10 position.

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OSHA Kicks Off Nationwide Safe + Sound Event

OSHA's Safe + Sound Week is set for Aug. 12-18 this year. The nationwide effort uses events, activities and social cheerleading to galvanize organi...

OSHA's Safe + Sound Week is set for Aug. 12-18 this year. The nationwide effort uses events, activities and social cheerleading to galvanize organizations of all sizes in a wide range of industries around one topic: workplace safety. OSHA's goal is to rally support.