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Do I Have to Put Out Salt When it Snows? How Does Road Salt Work?

Do I Have to Put Out Salt When it Snows? How Does Road Salt Work?

| December 29, 2017

Generally speaking, the answer will depend on your local laws, but most snow-removal laws just require you to remove snow and ice buildup rather than requiring any specific method.  New York’s local law, for example, requires property owners or tenants to clean the snow and ice from the front of their properties, within a specified […]

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Understanding food allergy bullying

Understanding food allergy bullying

| April 5, 2017

As summertime comes to a halt, preparation for the new school year commences. Along with stocking up on notebooks, binders, and calculators, communities and schools must consider how they’re going to approach the different bullying trends that occur while classes are in session. As varied as its forms may be, all bullying has common aspects: […]

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| February 22, 2017

OSHA vs ANSI Z5535 Are the ANSI safety sign designs better than traditional OSHA Danger sign designs? ANSI designs are now OSHA sanctioned. Find out what design is best for you. Continue Reading Safety Sign Resources What regulations are relevant? What is the inside-scoop on California Prop-65 signs? How has CPR changes? Not all regulations […]

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Just how safe are high-security labs?

Just how safe are high-security labs?

| March 13, 2015

A recent lab mishap has raised questions about the overall culture of lab safety in so-called high security labs. Five rhesus macaque monkeys at the Tulane National Primate Research Center near New Orleans have displayed possible infection from Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria after it was somehow released from the research facility. A worker at the research center is […]

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‘Midnight Rider’ filmmakers could be convicted in death of Sarah Jones

‘Midnight Rider’ filmmakers could be convicted in death of Sarah Jones

| February 16, 2015

February 20th will mark the first anniversary of Sarah Jones’ death. A crew member on the set of Midnight Rider, Jones was killed by an oncoming freight train while preparing for a scene on a narrow train trestle. The film is now suspended and set to face a court trial beginning March 9th. In August of last […]

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How to prevent workplace violence

How to prevent workplace violence

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Workplace violence can happen to anyone, anytime and anyplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that over 2 million Americans are victims of workplace violence each year, undergoing verbal abuse, physical abuse, and homicide, a leading cause of worker fatalities. Instances of violence are raising alarms for workers and employers nationwide. According to data […]

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New lab process improves GMO biocontainment

New lab process improves GMO biocontainment

| January 30, 2015

Genetically modified organisms, GMOs, are a boon to society. They help create insulin, produce biofuels, and even clean up contaminated soil or water. Genetically engineered mosquitoes fight dengue virus, and immune system cells attack tumors. Yet, there are concerns that GMOs and products containing GMOs are harmful to humans and the environment. Particularly, the lab […]

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Reports suggest negligence behind deadly DuPont accident

Reports suggest negligence behind deadly DuPont accident

| January 29, 2015

New information on a deadly pesticide plant accident seems to support the need to reassess how safety regulations at chemical facilities are managed. Last November, four workers at DuPont’s La Porte, Texas, facility were killed by exposure to methyl mercaptan — a toxic gas. Although an investigation by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is ongoing, […]

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New FAA rule aims to reduce air travel fatality risks

New FAA rule aims to reduce air travel fatality risks

| January 21, 2015

With the goal of reducing the fatality risk of commercial air travel, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has taken a step to “fill the gap” between industry-wide regulations and operator-specific circumstances. Last week, the FAA issued a final rule requiring that most commercial airlines in the U.S. create safety management systems (SMS). Simply stated, a […]

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Top 10 safety blogs to read in the new year

Top 10 safety blogs to read in the new year

| January 14, 2015

Last year, we brought you ten of our go-to resources for industry news — the blogs that helped us stay inspired and in the know throughout the year. Although it’s now a little past the year mark, we’re making it a tradition. The ten safety blogs below are dedicated to staying abreast of the latest in industry […]

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Where’s the (safe) beef?

Where’s the (safe) beef?

| January 9, 2015

The new year is igniting fresh debate between the U.S. and Europe surrounding the safety of imported beef. After a 16-year ban on beef from Europe, it was announced earlier this month that Ireland had passed U.S. inspections, clearing the way for Irish beef to reach American store shelves. The U.S. enacted the ban in […]

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