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Step Up to the Plate for Safety

Blog  Archive By:  Deborah A.P. Hersman, President/CEO of the National Safety Council When you think of April, thoughts of Spring and baseball’s Opening Day may…
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Union Pacific leads railroad industry in safety for second year

Think your business is too big to pursue a goal of zero injuries? Union Pacific says it’s inching ever closer. In 2016, Union Pacific became the safest U.S. railroad and achieved the best annual employee safety performance in its 154-year history.
Blog  Archive   Think your business is too big to pursue a goal of zero injuries? Union Pacific (UP), one of the world’s largest transportation companies, says it’s…
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EHS on Tap: E21 Environmental Audits 101: What Every Facility Manager Should Know

Environmental audits can be great tools to help assess compliance liabilities and provide a basis for minimizing liabilities by bringing to light areas of noncompliance. They can lead to implementation of corrective measures before federal or state inspec…
Blog  Archive Environmental audits can be great tools to help assess compliance liabilities and provide a basis for minimizing liabilities by bringing to light areas of n…
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Cell Phone Safety

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Please download and share this flyer with your employees.
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Breaking: Recordkeeping 'Volks' rule overturned by Congressional Review Act

For the first time since the ergonomics rule was overturned by using the Congressional Review Act during the last days of the Clinton administration, yesterday, the Senate voted 50-48 to adopt H.J. Res 83, overturning OSHA’s rule “Clarification of Emp…
Blog  Archive For the first time since the ergonomics rule was overturned by using the Congressional Review Act during the last days of the Clinton administration, yesterday,…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/breaking-recordkeeping-volks-rule-overturned-congressional-review-act/

Looking for root causes? Near misses may hold the key

Finding out about a hazard that almost turned into an incident is always concerning. But near-misses can have a valuable silver lining. Michael Stack says the process of getting to the root cause of a near miss or incident can help you avoid potentially c…
Blog  Archive Finding out about a hazard that almost turned into an incident is always concerning. But near-misses can have a valuable silver lining. According to workers…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/looking-root-causes-near-misses-may-hold-key/

Employees in certain occupations are short on shuteye. Are you affected?

Everyone knows that medical interns and residents keep notoriously brutal hours. But do you know what other occupations are associated with less than the recommended amount of sleep? A study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD…
Blog  Archive Everyone knows that medical interns and residents keep notoriously brutal hours. But do you know what other occupations are associated with less than the recomm…
http://www.safenebraska.org/blog/employees-certain-occupations-are-short-shuteye-are-you-affected/

PODCAST: EHS on Tap: E20 The Role of Senior Management in Workplace Safety Culture

PODCAST: EHS on Tap: E20 The Role of Senior Management in Workplace Safety Culture “Safety culture” is top priority for every safety manager these days, but how to shape a culture is a continual challenge.
Blog  Archive “Safety culture” is top priority for every safety manager these days, but how to shape a culture is a continual challenge. Most of the time, the focus is on…
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Protect oil and gas workers from hydrocarbon gases and vapors

Between 2010 and 2014, nine workers in the oil and gas industry died of what were initially determined to be “natural causes.” But the explanation was unsatisfactory—the men were young and healthy and had been found dead for no apparent reason after…
Blog  Archive Between 2010 and 2014, nine workers in the oil and gas industry died of what were initially determined to be “natural causes.” But the explanation was u…
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