OSHA cites Montana Refinery, Construction dust seminar, 2003 Blackout anniversary, 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:

  • OSHA cites Montana Refinery
  • Construction dust seminar
  • 2003 Blackout anniversary, 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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Wal-Mart and OSHA reach settlement, The cost of smoking employees, Sweden’s demand for garbage, 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:

  • Wal-Mart and OSHA reach settlement
  • The cost of smoking employees
  • Sweden’s demand for garbage, 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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2nd Louisiana chemical plant explosion, OSHA grain engulfment awareness, AAA study on cell phone distracted driving, 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:

  • 2nd chemical plant explosion in Louisiana
  • OSHA launched grain engulfment awareness campaign
  • AAA study on cell phone distracted driving, 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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Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant, NIOSH study on safety equipment impact on cab driver murder rates, NSC launched Emergency Preparedness Week, & 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:

  • Explosion at Louisiana chemical plant sees one fatality and 33 injured.
  • NIOSH study on effectiveness of safety equipment on cab driver murder rates.
  • NSC launched Emergency Preparedness Week, 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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EHS This Week Podcast Hits iTunes

Intelex’s EHS This Week Podcast is now available on iTunes. Each week, the podcast covers the top stories in environment, health and safety news giving you a rundown of what is making headlines in the world of EHS. Hosted by Intelex’s Kristy Sadler, Paul Leavoy and JP Nadeau, the podcast is a great way to catch up on industry news and keep in the know on upcoming regulations and standards, landmark violations and informative and fun stories from around the EHS world. With over 100 archived episodes make sure to check out the podcast or subscribe today.

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OSHA impersonator sentenced, Susan Harwood training grants, fresh water scarcity 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:

  • Woman who impersonated an OSHA official is sentenced.
  • Reinstatement and back pay ordered for nuclear plant whistleblower.
  • The world is on course to run out of sufficient fresh water, UN head warns, 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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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.

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Staggering New incident and illness stats, NAOSH week, ISO updates 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:

  • New stats on annual U.S. incident- and illness-related fatalities — and they’re alarming.
  • NAOSH week and why you should thanked your health and safety manager.
  • In addition to facing devastating workplace conditions, Bangladesh citizens might also have to deal with water scarcity.

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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