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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
Thursday, June 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Emerging Technologies for Detecting, Identifying, and Analyzing Hazardous Materials »
Rapid, reliable field detection of hazardous materials is a top priority in both private and government security markets....
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 Assessment and Site Remediation
Friday, June 2, 2017
EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine As hurricane season approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is iss...

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
Monday, June 5, 2017
Key Requirements for Employees Transporting Hazmats »
By Occupational Health & Safety Between OSHA and EPA's training requirements, employees who handle hazardous mate...
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
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
New Research Reveals Ways to Overcome Safety Challenges for Remote Workers »
By EHS Today A new study recommends that line managers who supervise remote or distributed workers should work closely...
Monday, July 10, 2017
Roof Fall Accidents Decline, but Remain Leading Cause of Mine Injuries »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine Improvements in roof control technology in underground coal mines have signific...
Friday, June 16, 2017
Suspects who dumped hazardous materials in Walmart lot sought »
Deputies with the Hoke County Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in finding at least four people who unload...
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Preventable Deaths Increase During Summer Months, Says NSC »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine National Safety Council data show that July and August typically record the hig...
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...

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