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Michigan Counts 202 Active Medical Marijuana Licenses

Michigan Counts 202 Active Medical Marijuana Licenses The Marijuana Regulatory Agency held its first public meeting June 13 in Lansing, with agency leaders and managers presenting reports and discussing their operations. Executive Director Andrew Brisbo announced that the next three scheduled public meetings of the agency will coincide with work groups and will be held […]

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Buoyancy Compensation Vests Recalled

Buoyancy Compensation Vests Recalled CPSC reported that Mares has received one report of a loose deflator button, but no injuries have been reported. The vests were sold at specialized dive shops and online from June 2018 through March 2019 for about $350 to $825. Jun 18, 2019 Mares of Boca Raton, Fla., has recalled about […]

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Live From Safety 2019: Wrap-Up

The Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition went by in a busy blur! We’ve rounded up some of the highlights from the show floor—you can catch up on everything you may have missed on our Live From Safety 2019 Social Zone at OHSonline.com/live. NEW ORLEANS – The Safety 2019 Professional Development Conference & Exposition went […]

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The 101 of ISO 45001

Every year, more than 2.78 million deaths and nearly 374 million non-fatal incidents occur globally due to occupation-related diseases or accidents. While the human cost is beyond calculation, the financial burden is enormous. The new standard developed by the International Organization of Standardization, ISO 45001, is intended to help businesses worldwide reduce this burden and […]

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Safety 2019 Already Setting Records

Safety 2019 Already Setting Records The American Society of Safety Professionals’ 58th annual conference has a record number of attendees, society officials said June 10. Jun 10, 2019 NEW ORLEANS — The American Society of Safety Professionals’ 2019 Professional Development Conference and Exposition got off to a strong start June 10, with society officials saying […]

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Working hand in hand to strengthen OSH programmes at national and provincial level

The ILO through its SafeYouth@Work Project has continued to work together with its social partners at both national and provincial levels to promote occupational safety and health (OSH) related strategies and programmes in Indonesia. These partnerships and collaborations are aimed to create a culture of prevention in the country. Development of the National OSH Programme […]

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DOT Secretary Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Pipeline Safety Programs

DOT Secretary Proposes Legislation to Reauthorize Pipeline Safety Programs The proposed legislation would authorize PHMSA to use non-financial incentives to pipeline operators that voluntarily exceed the minimum federal pipeline safety regulations to ensure operating safety and reliability. Jun 07, 2019 U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao has sent a legislative proposal to Congress to reauthorize the department’s […]