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Global Workforce Brings New Challenges and Opportunities to Workplace Health and Safety

May 20, 2014 - Posted by Brett Williams

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Doha in Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the UAE, and Singapore as part of our research on workplace health and safety management needs in the Middle East and Southeast Asia. I was joined on the trip by my colleague Janardhanan Chandrasekar (JC), UL’s Business Development Director for Asia.

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Topics: training, workplace safety, occupational safety, workforce

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

First GHS compliance deadline has passed; expect OSHA to check for training

December 11, 2013 - Posted by Langdon Dement

By December 1 of this year, employers should have trained employees on the new safety data sheet format and label elements under the revised HazCom Standard (HCS).

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Topics: HazCom, training, Featured, OSHA, occupational safety, HAZMAT, risk management, GHS

Millennials rank personal safety as top workplace issue

November 05, 2013 - Posted by Hannah.Ubl

In this two-part feature, guest author Hannah Ubl, generational expert at BridgeWorks, explores how generational differences play out in the workplace.

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Topics: eLearning, training, workplace safety, Featured, occupational safety, safety culture