EHS This Week: New Watchdog report, Outdoor Worker Safety 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:

  • New watchdog report
  • NIOSH weather safety tips for outdoor workers
  • ISO 45001 updates

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.

  • “Gaming the Rules: How Big Business Hijacks the Small Business Review Process to Weaken Public Protections.” Read the watchdog report here
  • NIOSH outdoor worker safety recap: Click here

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NAOSH Week, big South Korea climate news, interesting data on American workers’ sleep habits and more on EHS This Week

This week we take a look at a variety of OSHA citations, the incoming onset of the biggest week in health and safety for the continent, NAOSH Week, significant climate legislation news out of South Korea — which seems to be following Mexico’s recent example — the Obama Administration’s new rules on gas fracking, and a whole lot more.

As mentioned, next week is NAOSH week and we will be doing our utmost to provide comprehensive coverage, given this is such a great opportunity to highlight the value of occupational health and safety across North America. It’s also particularly resonant, coming only days after both the International Day of Mourning for those injured or killed at the workplace (April 28) and International Workers’ Day last Monday.

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