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Hearing Loss Now Afflicts 40 Million Americans, Says the CDC

One in four adults aged 20 to 69 are experiencing hearing deficits, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...

One in four adults aged 20 to 69 are experiencing hearing deficits, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition in the U.S. and is twice as common as diabetes or cancer in adults.

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OSHA Issues New Construction Safety & Health Program Recommendations

This past fall, OSHA updated its recommendations for safety and health programs in general industry, for the first time in 30 years. The agency has...

This past fall, OSHA updated its recommendations for safety and health programs in general industry, for the first time in 30 years. The agency has now followed this with updated recommendations for the construction industry.

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OSHA Updates 30-Year-Old Safety & Health Plan Guidelines

OSHA announced its new recommended safety plan intended to aid employers, especially small- and medium-sized organizations in building a systematic...

OSHA announced its new recommended safety plan intended to aid employers, especially small- and medium-sized organizations in building a systematic approach to improving safety and health in their workplaces.

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NSC Congress & Expo is Almost Here!

Graphic Products will exhibit at NSC Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual safety industry event, attracting tens of thousands of safety prof...

Graphic Products will exhibit at NSC Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual safety industry event, attracting tens of thousands of safety professionals from all over the globe. NFL hall-of-famer Terry Bradshaw kicks off the show with a keynote speech on workplace safety.

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OSHA Strengthens Alliances North and South of the U.S. Border

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplac...

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplace chemicals classification requirements and labels. OSHA also shored up its alliance with Mexico in a renewed plan.

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OSHA Does Not Investigate Arc Flash Explosion at Hydroelectric Plant

Three workers were hospitalized after a panel arced in a plant on the bank of the Ware River, currently being commissioned into a modern hydroelect...

Three workers were hospitalized after a panel arced in a plant on the bank of the Ware River, currently being commissioned into a modern hydroelectric plant. OSHA was set to investigate the arc flash incident, however by mid-August deemed the accident to be the result of an incidental error.

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OSHA Announces New Pilot Program to Expedite Case Processing

OSHA has a new pilot program aimed specifically at helping safety whistleblowers, who may fear the impacts of a dragged-out case and employer retal...

OSHA has a new pilot program aimed specifically at helping safety whistleblowers, who may fear the impacts of a dragged-out case and employer retaliation. The pilot offers an expedited case processing time to allow workers to confidently report unsafe conditions to employers and OSHA, if necessary.

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Louisiana Flooding; How Signs & Posters Can Help Victims, Responders

Severe flooding ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast this week, causing almost 11,000 people to seek refuge in nearly 50 Red Cross and community shelters th...

Severe flooding ravaged the U.S. Gulf Coast this week, causing almost 11,000 people to seek refuge in nearly 50 Red Cross and community shelters throughout Louisiana in the span of three days. In creating signage for emergencies, Graphic Products has a number of solutions.

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Lack of Signs at Olympic Games in Rio Adds to Confusion

At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 500,000 visitors from more than 200 countries will visit and many rely on signs. However by the opening cer...

At the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, 500,000 visitors from more than 200 countries will visit and many rely on signs. However by the opening ceremony only 15% of the signage had been installed at Olympic venues.

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U.S. Department of Labor to Help Combat Hearing Loss

Together with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), US DOL and OSHA h...

Together with the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), US DOL and OSHA have launched “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge,” a call for entries to inspire creative ideas, while raising occupational awareness.