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Emergency Management and Security
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Robot Hell: Fukushima Disaster Site 'Needs Smarter Bots' for Clean-Up »
By RT New ideas are essential for developing robots capable of surviving the devastating conditions of the damaged Fu...

Emerging Issues and Technologies
Monday, March 27, 2017
US Labor Department Announces Delay in Beryllium Rule Effective Date »
By Facility Safety Management The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a delay in the effective date of the rule tit...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Federal Budget: What It Could Mean for Occupational Safety, Health and the Environment »
By EHS Today White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney calls “FY 2018 America First - A Budget Blueprint to Make Amer...
Friday, March 17, 2017
Scientists Present Facts About Pipeline Safety and Spills »
By Nebraska TV With debate over the Keystone XL pipeline heating up, scientists are trying to share facts about pipel...

Engineering
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Demolition Hazards in Construction »
By 360 Training Statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) showed that almost 1,000 c...

Environmental Protection Issues
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
EPA: Air Emissions of Toxic Chemicals From Industrial Factories Down More Than 50 Perfect Since 2005 »
By EHS Today EPA released its annual Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) National Analysis , which offers some good news...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Study Identifies More Than 6,600 Fracking Spills Over 10-Year Period »
By The Huffington Post A controversial method of oil and natural gas extraction known as hydraulic fracturing, or fra...

HAZMAT Transportation
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Hazmat Traveling by Train Through Suburbs Raises Concerns »
By Daily Herald Nine railcars carrying liquid sulfur toppled over March 15 in Lake Forest, and not a drop spilled, aut...

Information Management
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Senate Votes to Eliminate Recordkeeping Update, President Supports Measure »
By EHS Today On March 22, the U.S. Senate voted along party lines (50-48) to approve House Joint Resolution 83: “Disap...

International
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Report on the Seminar and Training Course Held During October 2016 in Bangalore and Mysore, India »
  Posted by Rampur Viswanath, Ph.D., REM, CHMM, on January 5, 2017 &nb...

Legal and Regulatory Issues
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry »
By EHS Today OSHA on April 6 announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for cons...
Friday, March 10, 2017
Hazardous Waste Rule Changes May Impact Indiana Businesses »
By the Indiana Lawyer Recent changes to the regulations implementing the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Ac...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment Stemming from the Volks Case »
By EHS Today In one of the first in what probably will be a long line of changes for recent regulations and amendmen...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
OSHA Releases New GHS Enforcement Memo »
By Lion Technology Inc. In a memo aimed at field staff who perform workplace safety inspections and issued in Septe...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Bill Would Help Communities Prepare For Hazardous Materials »
By Montana Public Radio About 10 people testified Wednesday for a bill that would create a task force to help communit...

Management
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Safety and Performance Excellence: Safety vs. Productivity: If Either Wins, Both Lose »
By EHS Today The word "balance" does not find its way into many corporate strategy statements, but maybe it should...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Is Your Company Falling Victim to These EHS Myths? »
By Environmental Leader Improperly managing environment, health and safety risk can be a costly mistake for envir...

Workplace Safety and Industrial Hygiene
Monday, May 15, 2017
NSC Releases Annual Compilation of the Leading Causes of Preventable Death »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine The National Safety Council released the 2017 edition of Injury Facts – the ann...
Friday, May 12, 2017
Connecting the Worker to Hearing Protection »
By EHS Today Since the inception of hearing conservation regulations hatched in the 1970's, efforts to stop noise-i...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
ASSE Crafts OSHA Reform Blueprint to Improve Workplace Safety and Health »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine American Society of Safety Engineers has crafted an “OSHA Reform Blueprint” tha...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
National COSH Announces Action Agenda: “Protecting Workers’ Lives and Limbs” »
By Facility Safety Management The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health announced a new action agenda: “...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Colorado Releases Marijuana Workplace Health and Safety Guide »
By EHS Today Colorado’s Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) has issued a new document detailing how...

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