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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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COVID-19 News & Updates Safety

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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COVID-19 News & Updates Safety

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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COVID-19 News & Updates

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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Short staffing ‘continues to be the biggest risk’ to Chemical Safety Board

The Chemical Safety Board has only filled one of its five board seats this year and this continues to be...
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Better office ventilation may boost worker brain power

Researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health claim improved air quality in offices can boost worker focus,...
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Safety

YouTube Video Advertising our Health and Safety

Our COSH partner in New Hampshire, NH COSH, produced a YouTube video advertising our Health and Safety Series in October....
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Methane emissions are high in eastern MA

TNEC recognizes the importance of this new study: Methane emissions in eastern Mass. are 6 times higher than state estimates. ...
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OSHA tells 3 states to protect workers from COVID or forfeit authority

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has threatened to take over three states’ workplace safety programs because they failed...
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EPA Enhances Scientific Integrity and Strengthens Chemical Safety Reviews

The EPA’s Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) on October 14, 2021, announced several actions to enhance scientific...
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U.S. Department of Labor starts process to create rules to protect workers from heat hazards

TNEC training addresses the impact of exposure to indoor and outdoor heat to worker health and safety.  OHSonline reports that...
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Safety

On Safety: A closer look at OSHA’s ‘Top 10’ violations: A review

The Top 10 violations cited by OSHA for both construction and general industry demonstrated that most of the cited hazards...
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COVID-19

AIHA Voices Concerns About COVID-19 ETS

AIHA (formerly the American Industrial Hygiene Association) revealed concerns about the federal COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) in a letter...
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Safety

Steps to Prevent Violence on the Job

OSHA classifies workplace violence into four categories: criminal intent, customer-client, worker-on-worker and personal relationship.
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Safety

Recycling Company Cited after a Violation in a Follow-Up Inspection due to Worker Fatality

OSHA Atlanta-West Area Office Director Jeffery Stawowy said in Atlanta, “Safety failures cost a worker his life in 2019. The...
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NIOSH issues production and design criteria for face mask manufacturers

NIOSH has issued criteria and interim guidance to help manufacturers produce and design masks intended to protect workers from COVID-19....
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