EHS Today http://ehstoday.com/rss.xml en One Year Later: Rana Plaza Responses Highlight Differences in European and U.S. Approaches to CSR http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-rana-plaza-responses-highlight-differences-european-and-us-approaches-csr <div class="field-byline"> The Clean Clothes Campaign </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A year after the Rana Plaza collapse &ndash; the worst workplace disaster in the history of the garment industry &ndash; the occupational safety and health community is examining what has changed and what has remained business as usual.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-rana-plaza-responses-highlight-differences-european-and-us-approaches-csr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-rana-plaza-responses-highlight-differences-european-and-us-approaches-csr#comments Health Safety News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:51:00 +0000 31821 at http://ehstoday.com One Year Later: Are Clothing Brands Failing Rana Plaza Survivors? http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-are-clothing-brands-failing-rana-plaza-survivors <div class="field-deck"> Despite a year having passed since the devastating building collapse at Rana Plaza, contributions to the Donor Trust Fund from clothing brands that had contractors in the building remain low. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Today marks the first anniversary of the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza building, which killed 1,138 workers and injured 2,000 others. Global unions IndustriALL and UNI and leading labor rights network Clean Clothes Campaign are demanding that all brands associated with Rana Plaza ensure the survivors and victims families receive much needed financial support.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-are-clothing-brands-failing-rana-plaza-survivors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-are-clothing-brands-failing-rana-plaza-survivors#comments Safety News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:28:00 +0000 31811 at http://ehstoday.com <p>A year after Rana Plaza, multinational clothing brands have failed to meet the US$40 million target to provide compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza collapse.</p> UNI Global Union One Year Later: Bangladesh Leaders and International Labour Organization Remember Rana Plaza Victims http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-bangladesh-leaders-and-international-labour-organization-remember-rana-plaza-v <div class="field-deck"> Groups reiterate their commitment to help victims and their families and provide safe working environment for all garment workers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Speakers at a high-level event in Dhaka, Bangladesh to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse that killed 1,138 workers and injured 2,000 more reiterated their commitment to working together to ensure safety and rights for workers in the ready-made garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-bangladesh-leaders-and-international-labour-organization-remember-rana-plaza-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/one-year-later-bangladesh-leaders-and-international-labour-organization-remember-rana-plaza-v#comments Safety News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:09:00 +0000 31801 at http://ehstoday.com <p>The families of victims who still are missing remember the one-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse.</p> IndustriALL Ursula English to Head Boeing’s EHS Department http://ehstoday.com/safety-leadership/ursula-english-head-boeing-s-ehs-department <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Boeing Co. earlier this week named Ursula English as vice president of its environment, health and safety organization.</p> <p>English will be responsible for leading the company&#39;s workplace safety programs and its efforts to improve the environmental performance of Boeing products, services and global operations.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety-leadership/ursula-english-head-boeing-s-ehs-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety-leadership/ursula-english-head-boeing-s-ehs-department#comments Safety Leadership Safety News Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:57:00 +0000 31781 at http://ehstoday.com Stefan Bright Receives ASSE’s 2014 Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication http://ehstoday.com/safety/stefan-bright-receives-asse-s-2014-triangle-award-heroic-dedication <div class="field-deck"> Like sunshine through windowpanes, Stefan Bright shined a light on the safety challenges facing professional window washers and in the process, saved many lives. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Stefan Bright is the winner of the 2014 Triangle Award for Heroic Dedication from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) for his role in establishing a field manual, training and standards that reduced fatalities among professional window washers by 30 percent over the last two decades.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/stefan-bright-receives-asse-s-2014-triangle-award-heroic-dedication" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/stefan-bright-receives-asse-s-2014-triangle-award-heroic-dedication#comments Safety News Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:40:00 +0000 31771 at http://ehstoday.com <p>Stefan Bright&#39;s efforts have reduced fatalities among professional window washers by 30 percent in the past two decades.</p> franky242/freedigitalphotos.net CSB: West Fertilizer Explosion Was Preventable http://ehstoday.com/safety/csb-west-fertilizer-explosion-was-preventable <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The West Fertilizer Co. as well as government agencies at all levels failed to address the hazards of ammonium nitrate, which led to the April 17, 2013, fire and explosion that killed 15 people and injured more than 200 others, according to preliminary findings from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board&rsquo;s investigation into the accident. &nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/csb-west-fertilizer-explosion-was-preventable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/csb-west-fertilizer-explosion-was-preventable#comments Safety Standards Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:08:00 +0000 31761 at http://ehstoday.com Images of Climate Change (Photo Gallery) http://ehstoday.com/environment/images-climate-change-photo-gallery <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>If a picture says a thousand words, these NASA images speak volumes about the changes occurring on our planet as a result of climate change.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/environment/images-climate-change-photo-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/environment/images-climate-change-photo-gallery#comments Environment Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:21:00 +0000 31741 at http://ehstoday.com Recycling Association Says American Recycling Habits Have Room for Improvement http://ehstoday.com/environment/recycling-association-says-american-recycling-habits-have-room-improvement <div class="field-deck"> A new survey from the National Waste & Recycling Association finds that a third of Americans are kind of clueless when it comes to recycling. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Curbside recycling is available to more than half of American adults, but the public could benefit from additional education on what can be recycled, according to a recent national survey.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/environment/recycling-association-says-american-recycling-habits-have-room-improvement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/environment/recycling-association-says-american-recycling-habits-have-room-improvement#comments Environment News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:15:00 +0000 31731 at http://ehstoday.com National Waste & Recycling Association Celebrate Earth Day with Tips for Greening Business While Lowering Insurance Risk http://ehstoday.com/environment/celebrate-earth-day-tips-greening-business-while-lowering-insurance-risk <div class="field-deck"> A small business online insurance provider highlights strategies to reduce both environmental impact and insurance costs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In honor of Earth Day, insureon, an online insurance provider for small businesses, has published guidelines for businesses to reduce their risk exposure while going green.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&quot;Often, what&#39;s best for the environment is also best for a business&#39;s risk profile,&quot; said Ted Devine, insureon&#39;s CEO. &quot;Business sustainability and environmental sustainability overlap in a lot of areas.&quot;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/environment/celebrate-earth-day-tips-greening-business-while-lowering-insurance-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/environment/celebrate-earth-day-tips-greening-business-while-lowering-insurance-risk#comments Environment News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:08:00 +0000 31721 at http://ehstoday.com EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan http://ehstoday.com/environment/epa-administrator-kicking-earth-week-tour-climate-action-plan <div class="field-deck"> Gina McCarthy takes the Climate Action Plan on the road in honor of Earth Day. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In recognition of <a href="http://www.epa.gov/earthday">Earth Day and Earth Week</a>, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy is taking to the road to ask Americans to act on climate change through simple actions to reduce carbon pollution in their daily lives.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/environment/epa-administrator-kicking-earth-week-tour-climate-action-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/environment/epa-administrator-kicking-earth-week-tour-climate-action-plan#comments Environment News Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:53:00 +0000 31711 at http://ehstoday.com EPA Bay Area Rapid Transit Faces $210,000 in Cal/OSHA Fines for Fatal Accident http://ehstoday.com/safety/bay-area-rapid-transit-faces-210000-calosha-fines-fatal-accident <div class="node-body article-body"><p>After investigating the October 2013 deaths of two workers, Cal/OSHA has cited the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) for three willful/serious violations carrying $210,000 in fines.</p> <p>Christopher Sheppard and Laurence Daniels died on Oct. 19, 2013, when an out-of-service BART train struck them near the Walnut Creek, Calif., transit station.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/bay-area-rapid-transit-faces-210000-calosha-fines-fatal-accident" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/bay-area-rapid-transit-faces-210000-calosha-fines-fatal-accident#comments Safety Training News Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:35:00 +0000 31701 at http://ehstoday.com Photo by Franco Folini/Wikimedia Commons Book on West Fertilizer Plant Tragedy Tells First Responders’ Stories http://ehstoday.com/safety/book-west-fertilizer-plant-tragedy-tells-first-responders-stories <div class="node-body article-body"><p>April 17, 2013, was not just another day in the life of the firefighters and emergency workers who responded to the West Fertilizer Co. disaster. Twelve of them, in fact, died in the explosion that leveled the fertilizer plant and ripped a hole in the town of West, Texas.</p> <p>Still, when Baylor University lecturer Amber Adamson asked several dozen first responders if she could interview them for a book about the explosion, she said they were &ldquo;confused as to why I actually wanted to talk to them.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/book-west-fertilizer-plant-tragedy-tells-first-responders-stories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/book-west-fertilizer-plant-tragedy-tells-first-responders-stories#comments Safety News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:54:00 +0000 31691 at http://ehstoday.com <p>This aerial photo of the remains of the West Fertilizer Co. plant shows the devastation of the explosion that killed 15 people and injured more than 160 others. (Photo by Shane Torgerson/Wikimedia Commons)</p> Report Says Government Inaction Following 9/11 Contributed to Worker and Resident Illnesses http://ehstoday.com/emergency-management/report-says-government-inaction-following-911-contributed-worker-and-resident-i <div class="field-deck"> A worker advocacy group is claiming government officials ignored or glossed over health hazards following 9/11 and that thousands are ill or dying as a result. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) has issued a report it claims offers evidence that action &ndash; and inaction &ndash; by government officials contributed to the toll of death and disease.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/emergency-management/report-says-government-inaction-following-911-contributed-worker-and-resident-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/emergency-management/report-says-government-inaction-following-911-contributed-worker-and-resident-i#comments Emergency Management Health News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:43:00 +0000 31681 at http://ehstoday.com Have You Thanked a Police Officer Today? http://ehstoday.com/blog/have-you-thanked-police-officer-today <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Like millions of Americans, I&rsquo;m a sucker for a good cop show; that&rsquo;s been the case ever since &ldquo;Hill Street Blues&rdquo; was on TV. (For those of you who have a few more gray hairs than I do, you might insert &ldquo;Dragnet&rdquo; or &ldquo;The Streets of San Francisco&rdquo; into that sentence.)</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ehs-outloud-blog">EHS OutLoud Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/blog/have-you-thanked-police-officer-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/blog/have-you-thanked-police-officer-today#comments Health Safety EHS OutLoud Blog Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:54:00 +0000 31631 at http://ehstoday.com Fatal Four: Safety in the Construction Industry [Infographic] http://ehstoday.com/construction/fatal-four-safety-construction-industry-infographic <div class="field-deck"> April 23 is Construction Safety Day and as these statistics reveal, four types of incidents lead to most of the fatalities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Safety should be one of the top priorities of any construction company. Since the 7th annual Construction Safety Day is just around the corner on April 23, <a href="http://blog.maxwellsystems.com/" target="_blank">Viewpoint </a>decided to take a deeper look at the construction industry&rsquo;s safety statistics over the past decade.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/construction/fatal-four-safety-construction-industry-infographic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/construction/fatal-four-safety-construction-industry-infographic#comments Construction News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:22:00 +0000 31621 at http://ehstoday.com Viewpoint Disposable Gas Monitors: Are They Really Cheaper? http://ehstoday.com/blog/disposable-gas-monitors-are-they-really-cheaper <div class="node-body blog-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/ehstoday.com/files/uploads/2014/04/ISC_Small.gif" style="width: 300px; height: 449px; margin: 6px; float: left;" title="Industrial Scientific" />Simple. Easy. Cost-effective. These are some of the words most commonly associated with disposable single-gas instruments. While all of these features sound attractive, just how simple, easy and cost-effective are disposable single gas monitors?</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ehs-outloud-blog">EHS OutLoud Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/blog/disposable-gas-monitors-are-they-really-cheaper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/blog/disposable-gas-monitors-are-they-really-cheaper#comments Industrial Hygiene EHS OutLoud Blog Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:50:00 +0000 31611 at http://ehstoday.com Tragedy in West, Texas: The One-Year Anniversary (Video Gallery) http://ehstoday.com/safety/tragedy-west-texas-one-year-anniversary-video-gallery <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A year ago today, a massive fire and explosion at the West Fertilizer Plant in the town of West, Texas, killed 15 people, injured more than 160 people and destroyed 120 homes (damaging 200 more).</p> <p>The plant, located near Waco, experienced a fire earlier in the day that grew larger and culminated in a massive explosion just before 8 p.m. The explosion was felt 50 miles away and registered as an earthquake on seismograph machines.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/tragedy-west-texas-one-year-anniversary-video-gallery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/tragedy-west-texas-one-year-anniversary-video-gallery#comments Safety News Workplace Fatalities Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:07:00 +0000 31591 at http://ehstoday.com Analysis: 99% Probability that Manmade Emissions Have Caused Climate Change http://ehstoday.com/environment/analysis-99-probability-manmade-emissions-have-caused-climate-change <div class="node-body article-body"><p>One of the coldest winters in recent memory has provided plenty of fodder for global-warming skeptics. However, a physics professor at McGill University in Montreal claims that his analysis of temperature data since the year 1500 all but rules out the possibility that global warming is just a natural fluctuation in the earth&rsquo;s climate.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/environment/analysis-99-probability-manmade-emissions-have-caused-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/environment/analysis-99-probability-manmade-emissions-have-caused-climate-change#comments Environment News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:05:00 +0000 31581 at http://ehstoday.com Indiana Glass Maker Agrees to Pay Record Fine Stemming from Workplace Fatality http://ehstoday.com/safety/indiana-glass-maker-agrees-pay-record-fine-stemming-workplace-fatality <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Glass manufacturer Pilkington North America must pay a state-record $495,000 fine and address a slew of safety hazards as part of an agreement with Indiana OSHA.</p> <p>The agreement settles four safety orders that Indiana OSHA issued after the Sept. 29, 2010, death of Kelly Dean Caudill, who was crushed while repairing a conveyor at the company&rsquo;s Shelbyville, Ind., factory. The plant produces glass for the automotive industry.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/indiana-glass-maker-agrees-pay-record-fine-stemming-workplace-fatality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/indiana-glass-maker-agrees-pay-record-fine-stemming-workplace-fatality#comments Safety News OSHA Enforcement Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:26:00 +0000 31571 at http://ehstoday.com <p>Photo by Creativeye99/Getty Images</p> OSHA Proposes $51,800 in Fines for New Wave Plastics for Alleged Serious Hazards at Cleveland Facility http://ehstoday.com/osha/osha-proposes-51800-fines-new-wave-plastics-alleged-serious-hazards-cleveland-facility <div class="field-deck"> A lack of HazCom training and other violations are cited by OSHA at recycling company. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>New Wave Plastics has been cited for 13 safety violations after OSHA found a lack of training and personal protective equipment (PPE) at the Cleveland facility, a recycler and plastic products supplier.</p> <p>After receiving a complaint in November 2013, OSHA initiated an inspection of the facility. Proposed penalties total $51,800.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/osha/osha-proposes-51800-fines-new-wave-plastics-alleged-serious-hazards-cleveland-facility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/osha/osha-proposes-51800-fines-new-wave-plastics-alleged-serious-hazards-cleveland-facility#comments OSHA Training News GHS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:28:00 +0000 31561 at http://ehstoday.com New Wave Plastics PPE Manufacturers Benefitting from Economic Revitalization and Greater Safety Expectations http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/ppe-manufacturers-benefitting-economic-revitalization-and-greater-safety-expectations <div class="field-deck"> While the economic news is good for manufacturers of “above-the-neck” personal protective equipment (PPE), it could be better if there was more consistent regulatory enforcement, according to Frost & Sullivan industry analyst Roland Heinze. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A strategic analysis of the North American above-the neck personal protective equipment market from Frost &amp; Sullivan found that the revitalization of the U.S. industrial sector &ndash; though slow &ndash; has contributed to the upswing in the market for above-the-neck PPE, as has the demand of the new generation of workers for safe working conditions and appropriate, employer-provided PPE.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/ppe-manufacturers-benefitting-economic-revitalization-and-greater-safety-expectations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/eye-face-head/ppe-manufacturers-benefitting-economic-revitalization-and-greater-safety-expectations#comments Eye, Face & Head News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:56:00 +0000 31551 at http://ehstoday.com <p>The market for above-the-neck personal protective equipment is growing, reflecting more industrial jobs in North America and an increased demand by workers for PPE.</p> Ohio Printer Allegedly Lacked Adequate HazCom Training, OSHA Proposes $91,800 Fine http://ehstoday.com/training/ohio-printer-allegedly-lacked-adequate-hazcom-training-osha-proposes-91800-fine <div class="field-deck"> Lack of training in hazard communication and the safe handling of chemicals contributed to OSHA citations. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Globus Printing &amp; Packaging Co. Inc. has been cited by OSHA for 24 safety and health violations, carrying proposed penalties of $91,800. OSHA initiated an inspection of the Minster, Ohio-based manufacturing plant in August 2013 after receiving a complaint.</p> <p>&ldquo;Workers were exposed daily to many dangerous hazards at the Globus Printing &amp; Packaging Co.,&rdquo; said Kim Nelson, OSHA&#39;s area director in Toledo. &ldquo;The company lacks adequate employee training on those hazards.&rdquo;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/training/ohio-printer-allegedly-lacked-adequate-hazcom-training-osha-proposes-91800-fine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/training/ohio-printer-allegedly-lacked-adequate-hazcom-training-osha-proposes-91800-fine#comments OSHA Training News GHS Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:46:00 +0000 31541 at http://ehstoday.com Unselfishly Safe http://ehstoday.com/blog/unselfishly-safe <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>If it weren&rsquo;t for diaper rash, I might not be here today.</p> <p>Not too many people can make that claim, or at least would have the guts to admit it &ndash;&nbsp;especially in a national magazine. But it&rsquo;s true. Diaper rash saved my butt &ndash; literally and figuratively.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/ehs-outloud-blog">EHS OutLoud Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/blog/unselfishly-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/blog/unselfishly-safe#comments Safety EHS OutLoud Blog Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 31531 at http://ehstoday.com Flash Fire UltraSoft 9oz Jackets and Pants http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-ultrasoft-9oz-jackets-and-pants <div class="node-body video-body">A demonstration of a flash fire and UltraSoft 9oz Jacket and Pants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-ultrasoft-9oz-jackets-and-pants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-ultrasoft-9oz-jackets-and-pants#comments Sponsored Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:51:00 +0000 31511 at http://ehstoday.com Arc Flash UltraSoft Jacket and Pants http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-ultrasoft-jacket-and-pants <div class="node-body video-body">Watch a demonstration of an arc flash, and how Westex's UltraSoft Jacket and Pants handle the incident.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-ultrasoft-jacket-and-pants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-ultrasoft-jacket-and-pants#comments Sponsored Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:31:00 +0000 31491 at http://ehstoday.com The Westex Difference http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/westex-difference <div class="node-body video-body">Find out the Westex Difference</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/westex-difference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/westex-difference#comments Sponsored Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:49:00 +0000 31471 at http://ehstoday.com Federal Court Upholds OSHA Willful Citation Against SeaWorld for Trainer’s Death http://ehstoday.com/safety/federal-court-upholds-osha-willful-citation-against-seaworld-trainer-s-death <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Brancheau died during a live performance at Shamu Stadium in Orlando when a killer whale snatched her off a platform and yanked her into the water, refusing to release her. OSHA cited SeaWorld of Florida LLC for three safety violations, invoking the general-duty clause to issue one willful citation carrying a $70,000 fine.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/safety/federal-court-upholds-osha-willful-citation-against-seaworld-trainer-s-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/safety/federal-court-upholds-osha-willful-citation-against-seaworld-trainer-s-death#comments Safety News OSHA Enforcement Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:45:00 +0000 31461 at http://ehstoday.com <p>Tilikum, the male orca that killed trainer Dawn Brancheau in 2010, appears as &quot;Shamu&quot; at SeaWorld Orlando. (Photo by Milan Boers/Wikimedia Commons)</p> Flash Fire Overview http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-overview <div class="node-body video-body">Westex presents Flash Fire Overview</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-overview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/flash-fire-overview#comments Sponsored Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:11:00 +0000 31441 at http://ehstoday.com Arc Flash Overview http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-overview <div class="node-body video-body">Westex presents Arc Flash Overview</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-overview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ehstoday.com/sponsored/arc-flash-overview#comments Sponsored Arc Flash Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:57:00 +0000 31421 at http://ehstoday.com Westex Video Library http://ehstoday.com/westex-video-library <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"><p> From hazard testing demonstrations to the performance and capabilities of flame resistant fabrics, the video library has the information you&rsquo;re looking for. 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