Safety and OSHA News

12 ways to reform OSHA

The current regulatory approach toward safety and health in the workplace needs improvement, according to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).  [Read more…]

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Can employees be trained to spot potential workplace violence?

A new study takes a look at precursors to workplace violence and suggests employees can be educated to spot warning signs.  [Read more…]

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National Safety Council launches Journey to Safety Excellence

The National Safety Council’s 2014 Congress marked the official kick-off of a program to help small- to medium-size companies get the resources they need to keep their employees safe.  [Read more…]

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Joplin tornado survivor denied workers’ comp

When social services worker Mark Lindquist knew the Joplin, MO, tornado was approaching, he jumped into action to protect three developmentally disabled adults in a group home from harm. Now a workers’ comp insurer says it won’t pay for Lindquist’s extensive injuries that have cost him $2.5 million so far.  [Read more…]

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