New OSHA rule for crystalline silica, DOE supports Obama Action Plan, Nike store made from 100% trash, 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 OSHA rule for crystalline silica
  • DOE supports Obama Action Plan
  • Nike store made from 100% trash, 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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Obama and Kerry get vocal on climate change, woman pleads guilty to impersonating OSHA instructor 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:

  • Climate central to President Barack Obama’s inaugural address, as well as Senator John Kerry’s confirmation hearing as Secretary of State. 
  • A woman pleads guilty to charges she impersonated an OSHA inspector.
  • Details on a new safety certification, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments at paul@ehsthisweek.com. 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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The post-election regulation landscape, chaos in Fresno 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:

  • What the U.S. regulatory landscape might look like over the next four years.
  • Progress in reducing incidents in the meat industry.
  • Worker violence in Fresno and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments at paul@ehsthisweek.com. 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! Sign up for the I2P2 webinar we mention here.

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ASSE’s recommendations on OSHA’s VPP program, alarming U.S. drought data, the link between OSHA regs and Presidential Election years, and more on EHS This Week

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we take a look at the top stories in environment, health and safety news, including:

  • ASSE recommendations on OSHA’s VPP program.
  • Severe drought affecting up to four-fifths of the U.S.
  • Data on the relationship between OSHA rulemakings before U.S. Presidential Elections, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments at paul@ehsthisweek.com. 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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Solar’s growing profitability, Obama’s energy push, OSHA’s GHS adoption delay and more on EHS This Week

Check out the most recent EHS This Week podcast.

In this episode, JP and I discuss top stories from the world of environment, health and safety news, including: 

  • Solar power’s growing profitability.
  • Obama’s take on natural gas.
  • Pressure on OSHA for Crystalline Silica rule and more.

Come back on a weekly basis or subscribe for our rundown of the week’s top EHS Stories.

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