Deadly Explosion at Factory in China, Contaminated drinking water banned in Lake Erie, NIOSH Tips for Worker Posture and more on EHS This Week!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

    • Deadly accident at Chinese factory exposes poor safety conditions
    • FRA proposes to extend drug and alcohol regulations to maintenance-of-way workers
    • Mental health professionals face high threat of workplace violence
    • NIOSH offers tips to improve worker posture
    • Contaminated Lake Erie drinking water linked to fertilizer chemical runoff

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

    • FRA proposed rule to extend scope of alcohol and drug regulations. View it here.
    • NIOSH report on worker posture. Read it here.
    • International Joint Commission’s February Report on Lake Erie. View it here.
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