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Breaking Down the Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook

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Summary of article by Dean Blauser, EHS Today, December 22, 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) is an efficient and effective way for safety professionals to find initial information during an emergency incident.  Although the ERG is primarily intended for emergency responders, it is useful for safety professionals in a variety …

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AIHA Announces New Online Mold Resource Center

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Press Release from AIHA, October 26, 2015

The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has launched a Mold Resource Center, an online reference guide for consumers and professionals to learn fast facts on mold, the potential adverse health effects of mold exposure, why remediation and prevention is important, what to do if you are victim of

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Simple Ways to Improve Facility Lockout Practices

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Summary of article by Todd Grover, EHS Today, October 13, 2015  

Precautions for many hazards emphasize the role workers have in using safety equipment and following safety procedures.  Our experience has also shown us many companies achieving a high level of employee accountability with their lockout programs.  However, we have seen programs fail to prevent

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Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A Toolkit for Employers & Workers

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Published by osha.gov
American workers use tens of thousands of chemicals every day.  While many of these chemicals are suspected of being harmful, only a small number are regulated in the workplace.
As a result, workers suffer more than 190,000 illnesses and 50,000 deaths annually related to chemical exposures. Workplace chemical exposures have been linked
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UN Global Compact Unveils New Website

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UN Global Compact Unveils New Official Website Aiming to Spur Corporate Sustainability Action

Published by United Nations Global Compact, June 22, 2015

Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the UN Global Compact has launched its new official website www.unglobalcompact.org.

The website is designed to support business at all stages along the corporate sustainability journey – from …

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EHS Capacity Building in the Supply Chain (Video)

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Environmental health and safety/social responsibility audits historically have been used as the principal tools to assess compliance with regulatory requirements and brand policy in the supply chain. This approach is coupled with development and implementation of a corrective action plan post-audit to promote supplier adherence to brand programs.

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