NIOSH Conference, OSHA Update, MSHA Mine Safety Data and More!

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

  • OSHA Plans to Update Eye and Face Protection
  • NIOSH Co-Hosting Occupational Stress and Health Conference
  • MSHA Releases 2014 Preliminary Mine Safety Data
  • California Launches Return-to_Work Supplement Program

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • OSHA Updates Eye and Face Protection Plan. Click here
  • NIOSH Stress and Health Conference . Click here.
  • MSHA Mine Safety Data. Click here
  • California Return-to-Work Program. Click here
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Minority Health Month, ICAO’s Safety Ratings, FDA Food Facility Regulations and More!

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

  • April Minority Health Month
  • North Dakota Approves Project to Recycle Oil Drill Waste
  • International Civil Aviation Association’s Safety Ratings Impact Aviation Industries
  • FDA Regulations on Registration of Food Facilities

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • National Minority Health Month. Click here
  • North Dakota’s Oil Drill Waste Project . Click here.
  • FDA Wants to Amend Regulations on Registration of Food Facilities. Click here
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California’s Water Restrictions, NIOSH Wants Smoke-Free Workplaces, Changes to Britain’s Mine Safety Rules and More!

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

  • California’s New Mandatory Water Restrictions
  • NIOSH Wants to Mandate Smoke-Free Workplaces
  • Controversial Changes to Britain’s Mine Safety Rules
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances Workers May Be Exposed to in the Workplace

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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.

  • What You Need to Know About California’s Water Crisis. Click here
  • NIOSH Wants to Mandate Smoke-Free Workplaces. Click here.
  • Britain’s Mine Safety Rules. Click here
  • Identifying Hazardous Substances Workers May Be Exposed to in the Workplace. Click here
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Obama Administration Looks to Cut GHG, Tips for Preventing Eye Injuries and More!

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

  • Obama Administration Submits Plan to Cut Greenhouse Emissions
  • American Petroleum Institute Updates Standard to Improve Refinery Safety
  • Tips for Preventing Eye Injuries in the Workplace

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • Obama Administration’s Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gas. Click here
  • American Petroleum Institute Updates Refinery Safety Standard. Click here.
  • Preventing Eye Injuries in the Workplace. Click here
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National Work Zone Awareness Week, NTSB Roundtable and More!

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

  • National Work Zone Awareness Week: “Expect the Unexpected”
  • NTSB Host Roundtable on Distracted Driving
  • California Receives $1 Billion in Drought Emergency Funding

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • National Work Zone Awareness Week. Click here
  • NTSB Roundtable: Disconnect from Deadly Distractions. Click here.
  • California Receives Emergency Drought Funding. Click here
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FDA Releases Mobile App, Bangladesh Factory Collapse, NTSB Forum, and More!

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

  • Bangladesh Factory Collapse
  • FDA Releases Mobile App to Identify Drug Shortage
  • OSHA Announces Final Rule on Retaliation Complaints
  • NTSB Forum Addresses Dangers of Railroad Trespassing

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • Bangladesh Factory Collapse. Click here
  • Mobile App Released to Identify Drug Shortages. Click here.
  • OSHA Whistleblower Protection Programs. Click here
  • NTSB Announces Forum to Address Railroad Trespassing Dangers. Click here
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Obama Vetos XL Pipeline, South African Miners Escape Deadly Fire & More!

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

  • President Obama Vetos Bill Pushing Keystone Approval
  • Department of Transportation Offers Aid for Road and Bridge Repairs
  • South African Miners Escape Deadly Fire

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • Obama Vetos Keystone XL Pipeline. Click here
  • Department of Transportation offers Aid for Road and Bridge Repairs. Click here.
  • South Afrian Miners Rescued After Fire At Harmony Gold. Click here
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FMCSA Forms Training Committee, WHIMS Changes to Adopt GHS and More!

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

  • FMCSA Announced formation of 26 Member Committee
  • WHIMIS Changes to Adopt GHS
  • Long-Term Shift Work Impact on Brain Function

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

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  • FMCSA Forms 26 Member Training Committee . Click here
  • Changes to Canada’s WHIMS Program. Click here.
  • Long-Term Work and Its Impact on Brain Function. Click here
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NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations, Chicago gets $120M Loan, Removing Mental Health From the Workplace and More!

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

  • NTSB Issues Urgent Safety Recommendations to Railway Operators
  • U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $120M Loan for Chicago Blue Line
  • Removing Stigma of Mental Health from the Workplace
  • Open Concept Offices May be Detrimental to Worker Health

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EHS This Week Resources

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  • NTSB Urgent Safety Recommendation. Click here
  • Chicago Gets $120M loan from U.S. Department of Transportation. Click here.
  • Removing the Stigma of Mental Health From the Workplace. Click here
  • Open-Concept Offices May Impact Worker Health
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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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