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Top 10 safety stories of 2017

See which ones of our stories safety pros were most interested in reading this year.  [Read more…]

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Top 5 (and bottom 5) states for safety

More than half of states didn’t get a passing grade for safety in the National Safety Council’s (NSC) latest ratings. Is your state one of the best, or one of the worst?  [Read more…]

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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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Pot legal in more states: What should employers do?

Election 2016 has produced three or four additional recreational marijuana states and three more where medical pot will be allowed. Do employers have to change their drug policies?  [Read more…]

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Business cost of obesity-related absences: $8.65B per year

A new study calculates the financial hit U.S. businesses take each year because of absenteeism related to obesity. The study also shows how these costs vary from state to state.  [Read more…]

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Should cell phone use be banned while driving?

A national safety organization that championed mandatory seat belt laws is now calling on governors and legislators in all 50 states to ban cell phone use while driving. [Read more…]

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