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Safety Compliance and Strategy: Key Takeaways from BLR’s 2016 Safety Summit

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Complimentary Webinar- Safety Compliance and Strategy: Key Takeaways from BLR’s 2016 Safety Summit
Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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Senators Introduce Bipartisan VPP Legislation

In a welcome demonstration of election year bipartisanship, senators from opposite sides of the aisle have proposed legislation that would signal an important change for OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP). Find out what the change is all about.

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CEO Proposes a New Approach to Safety and Health

When business leaders embrace worker protection, it dramatically increases the likelihood that a safety process will be successful. In fact, OSHA and most experts consider support from the top an essential element, without which a safety initiative cannot meet its mark.

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Get Moving! May Is Employee Health and Fitness Month

Employers who promote workplace fitness get plenty in return. Find out what’s in it for your employees and for your bottom line.

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Video: GHS Compliance Requirements: HazCom Deadline Approaching

The final deadline for updating your hazard communication program to comply with the GHS requirements is just weeks away. Check out this video for a review of what you need to do to be in compliance by June 1.

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OSHA Finalizes Electronic Recordkeeping Rule

A final rule announced May 11 will require that thousands of establishments forward to OSHA information from injury and illness logs that they are already required to keep. Learn more about the requirements and find out how your workplace may be affected.

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SEC Aims to Change Climate Risk Disclosure Rules

If you are a publicly traded company, what exactly are your risk disclosure requirements under the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC)? Environmental reporting is governed by three items in SEC’s S-K regulation, found at 17 CFR 229.101 to 229.915. Companies often encounter problems in determining which information should be reported and which can legally and responsibly be omitted from reports. The SEC recently published a “concept release” considering major changes to Regulation S-K. Today we will look some of these changes the SEC is considering that could have a significant impact on climate disclosure requirements. Tomorrow we will explore how “green bonds” can influence a company’s environmental compliance efforts.

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HazCom Updates: Secondary Container Labeling and Training Essentials

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Free Webinar- HazCom Updates: Secondary Container Labeling and Training Essentials

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Six Tips for Protecting Retail Workers from Violence

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), robbery-related homicides and assaults are the leading cause of death in retail businesses. Workers in convenience stores have seven times a higher rate of work-related homicide than workers in other industries. Not every retailer can afford to hire security personnel for their store. Yesterday we reviewed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s requirements for keeping workers safe from active shooters. Today we offer some tips for retail operations to protect their workers from being injured or killed during an armed robbery.

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TSCA Compromise Bill Released

The House and Senate released a single bill to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was posted on the website of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW).

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