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Occupational Health Nurses Week 2018

Although there are many types of nursing practices in the world, every year one week is dedicated to celebrating the nurses who have devoted their practice specifically to occupational health...

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ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety

International Safety & Health News According to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), over 7,600 people in the world die each day from work related diseases and accidents. This is a...

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Fall Protection: Suspension Trauma, Are You at Risk?

  Saved by your fall protection but are you still at risk? A worker that has been saved by their fall protection, and still suspended, by their fall arrest system...

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5 Reasons You Need A Confined Space Rescue Team On-Site

1. Convenience – the service provided from a confined space team makes all the difference in the world when on a job site. It’s hard enough for a...

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OSHA’s Top 10 Most Cited Violations of 2017

Interestingly enough, OSHA’s top five violations for this year mirrored 2016’s.  Added to the top ten is the category of “fall protection- training requirements,”...

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PEC Orientation vs. OSHA 10-hour

Amerisafe offers both PEC Basic Orientation (a.k.a., “Safeland”) and the OSHA 10-hour courses.  Recently there have been some questions regarding which is “better”...

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OSHA Silica Rule Updates

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is now over one month into its enforcement of the revised silica rule and its final provisions from September 23, 2017. Though many...

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Safety Internship with Amerisafe

Ask The Safety Management Intern  Meet Jonathan Pierson, Slippery Rock University Graduate of 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Management. Jonathan spent twelve weeks this summer interning...

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Revisions to Drug Testing in the Workplace

Revisions to the Mandatory Guidelines for Federal Workplace Drug Testing Programs using urine take effect on October 1st 2017. The revised drug testing guidelines provide agencies implementing Executive Order 12564 with...

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5 Workplace Safety Myths

Workplace Safety Myths We spend 40 hours or more a week in an office or on a jobsite. During those 40 hours, it is important we feel safe and secure in our...

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