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New Cooperative Arrangements Announced by OSHA

OSHA announced that the agency’s Region 3 office and Turner Construction Company have established a strategic partnership to promote workplace safety for a building project at UPMC Hamot hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania.

Wheeler EPA Nomination Hearing Takes Place Amid Shutdown

The federal government’s policy on climate change, the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) and the Agency’s Clean Energy (ACE) proposal, its proposed CPP replacement; the EPA’s CO2 emissions and energy-efficiency standards for cars; the partial shutdown of the federal government; the EPA’s renewable fuel standard (RFS) and E-15; its newly proposed definition of the Waters […]

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EPA Has Eased Up on Criminal Enforcement

Using data from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), a liberal environmental group, reported that the EPA’s criminal enforcement division under President Donald Trump is reaching new lows in the number of referrals for prosecution it makes to the DOJ.

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When Shutdown Ends, OSHA Penalties Will Increase

OSHA announced that its civil penalties will increase by approximately 2.5 percent for 2019, with a new maximum single-violation penalty for willful and repeat violations of $132,598. The penalty increases adjust for inflation as required by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 2015, which initially raised civil penalties by 78 percent after over […]

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Wake Up: Understanding the Impact of Fatigue on Worker Safety and Productivity

Sponsored by - Cority

Let’s face it: your employees are exhausted. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one-third of Americans don’t get enough sleep. Fatigue is officially a health problem. Tired employees are more prone to absenteeism and are more likely to be involved in workplace incidents or near misses. In fact, 13% of […]

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5 Steps for Successfully Managing Diversity

Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.

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Announcing Our Latest Safety Standout Award Winners!

Sponsored by - SafeStart

The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe, and this round of awards was all about safety culture. Read on to meet our award winners, who will be recognized at the upcoming Safety Culture 2018 event!