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The theme of the 2015 Safety Leadership Conference is ROS – The Return on Safety. Join us in Greenville, S.C., on Oct. 26-28 for educational sessions, keynotes, workshops, tours and networking opportunities....More
Fourteen years later, 9/11 is still a major public health concern for the thousands of responders and survivors (area workers/residents/students) who were exposed to the health hazards in the aftermath of the WTC collapse on September 11th, 2001....More
The National Safety Council (NSC) is calling on employers to develop workplace policies around the use of opioid prescription painkillers, which have a negative impact on employee safety and workers' compensation costs....More
In a blog post this week, Associate Editor Ginger Christ wrote about the recent NASCAR crash in which a car racing at 190 mph crashed and went airborne. Fortunately, the car was caught in netting that rings the track for just that reason, but several bystanders were hit by debris. The scene more resembled a demolition derby than a NASCAR race....More