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Agency responds to findings of weak regulations, inadequate pipeline oversight

January 24, 2014 - Posted by Karen O'Hara

In 2010, two dramatic events – a million-gallon crude oil spill near Marshall, Mich., and a natural gas explosion in a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood – focused the nation’s attention on pipeline safety.

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Topics: training, compliance, workplace safety, occupational safety, absenteeism, loss control, utilities, GHS, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor

Employers use eLearning to enhance traditional safety training methods

October 14, 2013 - Posted by Holly Howell

Earlier this year I wrote an article on three ways to improve instruction delivered via electronic means, or eLearning.

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Topics: eLearning, training, compliance, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, utilities, human resources, construction

OSHA HazCom Standard: Employees must be trained on new label elements and safety data sheets by December

August 21, 2013 - Posted by Langdon Dement

In 2012, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to bring it into alignment with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

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Topics: eLearning, training, compliance, workplace safety, Featured, OSHA, industrial, occupational safety, EHS, utilities, HAZMAT, GHS, construction

Safety for temporary employees: whose job is it?

February 15, 2013 - Posted by Dr. Scott Harris

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2011 there were just over 2.8 million temporary workers in the U.S. -- about 2.3 percent of the workforce that year. “Temps” are classified by BLS under Temporary Help Services (NAICS 56132).

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Topics: training, compliance, workplace safety, Featured, industrial, occupational safety, injury prevention, EHS, employees, safety culture, OSHA recordkeeping, department of labor