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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How to improve workplace safety in 30 minutes, Office plants increase productivity, NIOSH respirator awareness day 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 study reveals causes of inaccurate recordkeeping
  • Tips showcase how to get a safer office in 30 minutes
  • Study proves office plants increase productivity by 15%
  • NIOSH hosts ‘N95 Day’ for respirator awareness

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.

  • Injury and Illness Reporting Study in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. View it here.
  • Office Plants and Productivity Study from the University of Exeter. Read about it here.
  • OH&S Releases Tips to a Safer Office
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Kickstarter HACCP Plan, Steelworker Safety, Work Zone Awareness Week 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:

  • Wisconsin salami business creates first HACCP plan through Kickstarter
  • OSHA revises standards for electric power generation, transmission and distribution
  • United Steelworkers say “Stop the Killing. Enforce the Law.”
  • Upcoming Steel Safety Day on April 28th
  • National Work Zone Awareness week highlights the costs of speeding

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.

  • OSHA Final Rule. Learn more here
  • United Steelworkers Campaign. Learn more here.
  • Work Zone Safety tools. Access them here.
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EPA proposed rule for Clean Water Act, Occupational Health and Safety peace officers, Jetpacks as fall protection PPE, 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:

  • EPA proposed rule for Clean Water Act
  • Railroads provide support for employees who witness traumatic accidents
  • Alberta crowns first 10 Occupational Health and Safety peace officers
  • OSHA beauty alliance to eliminate hazardous chemicals
  • Hong Kong DOL increases inspections after fatal falls
  • Jetpacks as fall protection PPE

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.

  • EPA proposed rule to clarify Clean Water Act. Read it here.
  • Final rule: railroads support employees who witness traumatic accidents. Read it here.
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