Pausing for Workers Memorial Day 2016

Pausing for Workers Memorial Day 2016

Each year we pause on April 28 for Workers Memorial Day to publicly remember the workers who died or suffered from exposures to hazards at work. While worker deaths in America are down, on average, even one death or one injury is still too many. Read more about Workers Memorial Day in the article originally published […]

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World Safety Day 2016: How a Safety Culture Helps

World Safety Day 2016: How a Safety Culture Helps

At the center of a preventive employee health and safety (EHS) culture is the belief at the executive level that accidents and harm should be preventable. More than 313 million global work-related accidents occur each year, according to the International Labour Organization, with a high percentage of those accidents resulting in significant time away from […]

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Food Industry Whistleblowers Gain OSHA Support

Food Industry Whistleblowers Gain OSHA Support

OSHA has just issued a final rule that protects food industry whistleblowers from retaliation. It clarifies provisions set out in the January 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act that protect workers who disclose information about a possible violation of the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. This rule establishes procedures for handling retaliation complaints and explains the […]

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Ransomware Attack Shuts Down DC Hospital Systems

Ransomware Attack Shuts Down DC Hospital Systems

Ransomware is quickly becoming a top choice for criminals looking to extort financial gain from hospital systems. The MedStar hospital system has been shut down by an apparent ransomware attack, paralyzing computer systems across the DC and Maryland region. MedStar operates 10 hospitals in DC and Maryland and employs 30,000 staff members and 6,000 affiliated physicians. Read […]

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OSHA Updates Silica Standard After 45 Years

OSHA Updates Silica Standard After 45 Years

After a 45-year journey, OSHA has finally updated its crystalline silica standard. Under the new standard, permissible limits will be cut to 50 micrograms per cubic meter of air over an 8-hour period. Current limits range from 250 micrograms in construction to 100 micrograms in a variety of other industries. The standard requires employers to […]

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Three Steps to Improve Your Sustainability Reporting

Three Steps to Improve Your Sustainability Reporting

As investor interest in sustainability performance grows and companies come under more regulatory pressure to disclose their impacts, businesses are increasingly directing significant resources to external reporting. Disclosing progress in line with rigorous reporting frameworks and respected analyst surveys is integral to improving transparency and lowering reputational risk. However, with no single global standard for […]

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