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Drug Testing in the Workplace and Medical Marijuana – the Controversy
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Drug Testing in the Workplace and Medical Marijuana – the Controversy

Safety + Health Magazine took an in-depth look last summer at an issue that many safety professionals across the country...  More →

Related Topics: Drug , drug test

Drug and Alcohol Free-Workplace
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Drug and Alcohol Free-Workplace

Today's safety training video discusses how to keep your workplace drug and alcohol-free. The economic costs of drug and alcohol...  More →

Workplace Drug Testing — Helping Stop Accidents Before They Happen
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Workplace Drug Testing — Helping Stop Accidents Before They Happen

Many people who have made it to the final stages of the job application process are familiar with pre-employment drug...  More →

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Creating A Drug Free Workplace
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Creating A Drug Free Workplace

The economic cost of drug abuse is significant. In 1998 the annual costs associated with drug abuse stood at $143....  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , safety pro , Drug

Q & A: Post-Incident Drug Testing
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Q & A: Post-Incident Drug Testing

Question: “How do I decided when to drug test for an injury?” Answer: “The rule does not prohibit drug testing...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , online safety training , PPE , OSHA

A Winning Demographic in the War on Drugs
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A Winning Demographic in the War on Drugs

January 22-28, 2018 is National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week. This outreach awareness effort was created to help parents and...  More →

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April Brings Awareness to Alcohol Abuse and Distracted Driving
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April Brings Awareness to Alcohol Abuse and Distracted Driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) have...  More →

Related Topics: drunk driving , text and drive , texting , Distracted Driving

Focus on Alcohol Awareness and Distracted Driving for the Month of April
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Focus on Alcohol Awareness and Distracted Driving for the Month of April

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) have...  More →

Related Topics: Alcohol , Drug

How to Safely Dispose of Medication
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How to Safely Dispose of Medication

Unwanted, unused or expired medications can become a major safety issue due to accidental poisoning, misuse and overdose. They can...  More →

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Preparing For FDA Rule on Protecting Food Chain
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Preparing For FDA Rule on Protecting Food Chain

Ever heard of food terrorism? It’s a term used to describe the poisoning of a nation’s food supply, and it...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Food safety , haccp , hr , online safety training

Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know
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Substance Abuse in the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Problems stemming from employees with substance abuse disorder cost American businesses billions of dollars a year. Substance abuse problems in...  More →

Related Topics: Substance , Drug

National Safety Month, a Reminder That Safety Should Always Come First
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National Safety Month, a Reminder That Safety Should Always Come First

June marks the time of year that the National Safety Council celebrates National Safety Month 2014 to bring attention to...  More →

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Getting Smart About Antibiotics
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Getting Smart About Antibiotics

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared November 17-23, 2014 as their annual “Get Smart About Antibiotics” week...  More →

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Marijuana in the Workplace: How to Craft an HR Policy That's Right for Your Company
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Marijuana in the Workplace: How to Craft an HR Policy That's Right for Your Company

It seems like every election cycle we see changes to state laws regarding the use of medical marijuana as well...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources , Marijuana

State of Safety Report Grades States on Preventable Deaths and Accidents
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State of Safety Report Grades States on Preventable Deaths and Accidents

In late June, the National Safety Council published its annual report that reviews and ranks the efforts states make in...  More →

Related Topics: Safety , Study

What Should I Pack In My Wilderness First Aid Kit?
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What Should I Pack In My Wilderness First Aid Kit?

Wilderness environments create special situations that you won’t usually encounter in an urban or suburban area. When you’re in a...  More →

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What Should I Pack In My Wilderness First Aid Kit?
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What Should I Pack In My Wilderness First Aid Kit?

Wilderness environments create special situations that you won’t usually encounter in an urban or suburban area. When you’re in a...  More →

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Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)
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Online Safety Training: What Customers Say They Want, But Don’t Have (and where to find it)

One recent survey of customer’s across the online training industry revealed a wish list of specific training desires, course titles...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , Driving , online safety training

Healthcare Worker Training and Hazardous Chemicals
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Healthcare Worker Training and Hazardous Chemicals

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently published some interesting survey results about healthcare workers and...  More →

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Recent BLS Figures on Workplace Fatalities
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Recent BLS Figures on Workplace Fatalities

The Bureau of Labor Statistics posted new data in December regarding deaths from on-the-job injuries for 2016. According to a...  More →

Related Topics: Workplace Fatalities

Spring Cleaning: Safety Edition
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Spring Cleaning: Safety Edition

Spring cleaning is usually associated with clearing out closets, cleaning up the yard and giving your home a nice deep...  More →

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Spring Cleaning: Safety Edition
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Spring Cleaning: Safety Edition

Spring cleaning is usually associated with clearing out closets, cleaning up the yard and giving your home a nice deep...  More →

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How to Perform a First Aid Assessment
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How to Perform a First Aid Assessment

If an individual appears to be injured, it’s important to complete an assessment of the scene and the person. This...  More →

Related Topics: First Aid , Training

How to Perform a First Aid Assessment
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How to Perform a First Aid Assessment

If an individual appears to be injured, it’s important to complete an assessment of the scene and the person. This...  More →

Related Topics: First Aid , Training

Safety Job Responsibilities
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Safety Job Responsibilities

The 30,000-foot view of what is expected of an employer by way of workplace safety compliance. Determine workplace hazards and...  More →

Related Topics: job , online safety training , Safety

Hepatitis C Infection Rate Increasing
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Hepatitis C Infection Rate Increasing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently announced that the U.S. is seeing a significant upward trend in...  More →

Related Topics: BBP , Hepatitis

First Aid Training Courses Contribute to a Healthier, Safer Workplace
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First Aid Training Courses Contribute to a Healthier, Safer Workplace

Have you ever taken a first aid training course? I’ve had friends and colleagues learn first aid in health classes...  More →

Related Topics: Human Resources

Winter Road Safety Tips
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Winter Road Safety Tips

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in...  More →

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What Should Be Included in a Compliance Training Program?
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What Should Be Included in a Compliance Training Program?

Most businesses are familiar with the concept of a compliance training program. Compliance training is training that is mandated by...  More →

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Prepare Your Workers for Winter Driving
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Prepare Your Workers for Winter Driving

With icy roads, cold temperatures, and snow affecting driving conditions, stop those winter driving woes and make sure you and...  More →

Related Topics: Winter\ , Winter , Winter Driving

Top Poison Prevention Tips for Families
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Top Poison Prevention Tips for Families

Poison centers across the United States respond to more than 2 million poison exposures each year. The vast majority (roughly...  More →

Related Topics: poison , carbon monoxide , Chemical

Top 10 Fireworks Safety Tips
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Top 10 Fireworks Safety Tips

Although fireworks can be entertaining, they can also cause serious injuries. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)...  More →

Related Topics: fireworks , 4th of july

How’s Your Safety Savviness With Upper Management?
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How’s Your Safety Savviness With Upper Management?

Does your upper management know the importance of EH&S training in your organization? We’ve all heard the phrase “the devil...  More →

Related Topics: upper management , tech , safety tech

Top Poison Prevention Tips for Families
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Top Poison Prevention Tips for Families

Poison centers across the United States respond to more than 2 million poison exposures each year. The vast majority (roughly...  More →

Related Topics: poison , carbon monoxide , Chemical

Top 10 Fireworks Safety Tips
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Top 10 Fireworks Safety Tips

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Avoiding the Flu: Tips From the CDC
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Avoiding the Flu: Tips From the CDC

The news is full of stories about the virulence of this season’s flu outbreak and, judging by the empty cubicles...  More →

Related Topics: Flu , CDC

15 Rules of Defensive Driving
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15 Rules of Defensive Driving

Motor vehicle accidents cause more workplace deaths than anything else. In 2020, 37% of on-the-job deaths in the United States...  More →

Related Topics: Driving , DOT , Driver safety

OSHA 2021 Outlook
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OSHA 2021 Outlook

With a new administration entering the White House, 2021 could be very interesting for OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , 2021 , Outlook , Administration , OSHA Budget , Focus , standards

Mold and Latex Allergies in the Workplace: What to Do
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Mold and Latex Allergies in the Workplace: What to Do

In addition to the seasonal pollen-inspired sneezing and runny eyes you’ll see among your employees beginning this time of year...  More →

Related Topics: Mold , latex

Summer Safety Tips: Drowning Prevention
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Summer Safety Tips: Drowning Prevention

Drowning remains a critical public health issue worldwide, affecting individuals of all ages. In the United States alone, there are...  More →

Related Topics: Water Safety , Drowning prevention

National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries
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National Safety Month: Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

June is National Safety Month: a time for organizations to place a renewed focus on safety. For many workplaces, this...  More →

Related Topics: National Safety Month , Workplace Fatalities , Workplace Injuries

HSI May Newsletter
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HSI May Newsletter

Your monthly digest of EHS, Compliance, and Professional Development resources & news for you and your business, with something for everyone....  More →

Related Topics: newsletter , safety pro , Safety , Health , health and safety , safety training , sexual harassment , Regulations , Heat stress , anti harassment

Mental Wellness Tips for Your Employees
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Mental Wellness Tips for Your Employees

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant a change in routine for everyone, and change has a way of bringing some anxiety...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Mental Wellness , Soft Skills

Global Health
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Global Health

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

EHS on Tap: E45 Certifications to Soft Skills: Professional Development for 21st-Century EHS Careers
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EHS on Tap: E45 Certifications to Soft Skills: Professional Development for 21st-Century EHS Careers

Justin Scace: Hello everyone, and welcome to EHS on Tap. I'm your host Justin Scace, Senior Editor of the EHS...  More →

Related Topics: accident , Compliance , Electrical , exposure

OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies
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OSHA’s Required Training Frequencies

OSHA Required Training for Most Workplaces EMERGENCY RESPONSE OSHA REQUIRED: YES OSHA REGULATION: 1917; 1910.35 – 1019.38; 1926.159 This is...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , OSHA , Training , safety training

15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation
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15 Tips for Saving Money on Workers’ Compensation

#1. Start Writing Your Safety Program If you don’t have a safety program, or have thought about starting one but...  More →

Related Topics: auditing , hazard communication , online safety training , Recordkeeping , Safety , workers comp

Tips for a Stress-free Corporate Video Production
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Tips for a Stress-free Corporate Video Production

Whether you’re creating your first or fiftieth video, I think you will find these tips helpful. It’s important to know...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , Video Training , buying

Why Outsource Employee Training?
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Why Outsource Employee Training?

We all know the importance of effective and engaging employee training, and not just for compliance topics, but also for...  More →

Related Topics: Training & Development , buying

10 Signs of a Toxic Workplace: A Checklist for Managers
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10 Signs of a Toxic Workplace: A Checklist for Managers

With today’s labor shortage, organizations can’t afford to ignore the signs of a toxic workplace. This might be company-wide, or...  More →

Related Topics: Toxic Workplace , mental health , Employee Engagement , Culture

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