With just over one-quarter (26.3 percent) of working-age (16-64) people with disabilities participating in the workforce versus 71.9 percent of working-age people without disabilities, revisions to the regulations for Section 503 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act intended to reduce the disparity went into effect last March.
Just a little over a year since EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy announced the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan proposal, which was aimed at cutting carbon pollution from existing power plants, the Supreme Court blocked the initiative by a vote of 5-to-4 in Michigan vs. Environmental Protection Agency....More
OSHA initiated an inspection of the acetylene repackaging facility of industrial gas manufacturer Welco Acetylene Corp. in Newark, N.J. on Nov. 21, 2014, as a follow-up to its May 30, 2013, inspection....More
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During his presentation at Safety 2015, “Business Lessons: What CEOs and the C-Suite Want from Safety,” Mark D. Hansen, P.E., CSP, CPE, of FTS International offered nine influence tactics he has employed to successfully get things done and move up in an organization.
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