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Extreme Cold Snaps Could Get Worse as Climate Warms

Is Climate Change once again to blame for the bitter cold sweeping across the United States?  In an article from...
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BLS: Injuries, Illnesses Rose in 2022

In 2022, there was a 7.5% increase in nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses among private sector employers, with a total...
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OSHA proposal to update hazcom standard under White House review.

The White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs is in the process of reviewing an update to Occupational Safety...
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Injury and illness rates in warehouses are too high, OIG tells OSHA.

A Nicaraguan immigrant, Marcos, embarked on a perilous post-hurricane cleanup job in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, where he encountered toxic...
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NIOSH marks 9/11 day of remembrance

On the 2023 National Day of Service and Remembrance, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released a...
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‘Hot, hard’ work: EPA crews begin months-long effort to remove toxic materials from Lahaina

Hazardous waste from the fire-damaged area in Lahaina, Hawaii is being transported to the Ukumehame Firing Range, where it will...
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Chemical Safety Board Applauds EPA Hydrogen Fluoride Initiative

The U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) updated National Enforcement...
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UML to Provide Safety Training to Offshore Wind Workforce with Grant from State

TNEC was awarded a $300,000 grant through the state.  Funding for the grant was provided by MassCEC, (Massachusetts Clean Energy...
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TNEC Partners w/Lowell Community Health Center to Prepare Public for Severe Weather Events

Read this great article on how TNEC works with local organization to prepare a community for severe weather events.  TNEC...
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Charles River Analytics awarded SBIR grant to create VR hazardous waste training modules for NIEHS

Charles River Analytics announced it was awarded a SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) grant for NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health...
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TNEC’s Principle Investigator David Turcotte contributes beyond worker health and safety

The New England Consortium's Principle Investigator, David Turcotte is a well known fixture as a research professor in the Economics...
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The Hierarchy of Controls…..A step-by-step path to eliminate or reduce hazards

In this month's issue of Safety + Health, we came across a framework and a visual guide for controlling workplace...
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September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

In this month's Safety+Health publication, they have highlighted September as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and OSHA (Occupational Safety and...
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New Course at TNEC-Emergence Medical Response: First Aid, CPR, and Stop The Bleed

From time to time TNEC will promote a new course on our News and Updates page to inform readers of...
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Construction workers say their anxiety and depression has gotten worse amid pandemic: CPWR

Safety+Health published a new article citing construction workers are at greater risk for anxiety and depression.  Their symptoms have worsened...
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Back to Basics: Cold Stress

As winter continues and temperatures are often in a downward trend, it is important to revisit safety measures for personnel. ...
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Over 100 lawmakers urge OSHA to issue permanent standard on COVID-19 for health care workers

In a letter dated Jan. 11th addressed to President Joe Biden, lawmakers cite the recent surge in COVID-19 cases including...
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When politics trump workers’ health, we know who gets burned….

In an article from The Hill, Republicans in both chambers of Congress signed on to resolutions to nullify the vaccination-or-test emergency...
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Report: Opioid-related worker deaths skyrocket in Massachusetts

In this week's Safety & Health publication, an article stated the rate of opioid-related overdose deaths among Massachusetts workers in...
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NIOSH: Over Half of Workers Do Not Use Hearing Protection

It's astonishing that nearly half of the workers exposed to occupational noise do not use hearing protection.  This was a...
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