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May 17, 2017
Many were surprised last month when NASCAR favorite Dale Earnhardt, Jr., announced his departure from racing at the end of this year’s season. The driver was concerned that a future injury may end his career, but could permanently impact his health. His father, the racing legend Dale Earnhardt, Sr., died during the 2001 Daytona 500.
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May 1, 2017
Servicing and maintaining equipment is dangerous business, causing up to 50,000 injuries and 120 fatalities, including electrocution, burns, crush injuries, cuts, lacerations, amputations, and fractures, each year. Under the new administration, can we expect any changes to OSHA’s lockout/tagout rules or their enforcement?
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April 10, 2017
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Please download and share this flyer with your employees.
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April 10, 2017
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 Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain Accurate Records of Each Recordable Injury and Illness,” informally known as the “Volks” rule.
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April 10, 2017
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 costly and preventable claims.
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