Safety Articles

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OSHA’s Initiative On Employer Injury and Illness Prevention Programs

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) doesn’t kill jobs; it helps prevent jobs from killing workers. Supported by decades of empirical evidence, this message has been confirmed by a peer-reviewed study published in Science, one of the world’s top scientific journals, but we will also discuss it here.

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The Reality of Epoxy Sensitization

Have you ever gotten, or heard of someone who’s gotten, a skin rash when working with epoxies? Well, that skin rash could well have been a form of epoxy sensitization.

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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirement Changes for 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping requirements have been in place since 1971 (29 Code of Federal Regulations CFR Part 1904). The requirements were updated in 2002 to make it easier for employers to comply. OSHA has again updated the recordkeeping rule for 2015 to include two key changes.

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Live Your Life, Just Do It With Sun Protection

It seems everyone these days knows someone who has cancer. There are very few cancers in which you can take steps to decrease your chance of getting them. As far as we know, you can’t help if you get breast cancer or prostate cancer, for instance.