Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh, Europe Tackles Climate Change, Ebola Workplace Health and Safety 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:

  • Safety Initiative leads to more than 1000 factory inspections in Bangladesh
  • Europe gathering support to tackle climate change
  • Commentary says Bureau of Labour Statistics (BLS) undercounts injuries and illnesses
  • Addressing Ebola workplace health & safety concerns
  • Ebola outbreak prompts call for PPE innovations

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EHS This Week Resources

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

  • The Accord: Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh. Read more here.
  • Mayors Adapt initiative. Learn more here.
  • European Commission website on Climate Action. Check it
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National Preparedness month, Decline in workplace deaths, OSHA Beryllium rule 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:

  • National Preparedness Month encourages emergency planning
  • BLS preliminary data shows decline in workplace deaths in 2013
  • NIOSH updates list of drugs that pose risks to healthcare workers
  • Senate bill aims to improve rail safety
  • Review underway on OSHA beryllium rule

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.

  • 30 Minutes to a Safer Office. View it here.
  • NIOSH List of Antineoplastic and other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings 2014. View it here.
  • Recommendations on methods and personal
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New BLS report on workplace fatalities, growing role of MSDs in workplace injuries, Obama’s cabinet fight 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:

  • A BLS report on how we can reduce workplace fatalities.
  • The increasing role of MSDs in workplace injury stats
  • The fight to implement key Obama cabinet members (EPA and DOL) and more!

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!

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