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News items in 2017

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7 Sep 2017

Postponed Seminars: Tampa & Savannah

With Hurricane Irma’s arrival-

29 Aug 2017

The Science behind Weight Loss and Carb Loading

The Science behind Weight Loss and Carb Loading

26 Aug 2017

New: Focus on Safety Discussions

Focus on Safety Discussions is a great tool provided to help Members conduct safety-related meetings with subjects that are relevant to Member industries.

26 Aug 2017

"Let’s Get High Or… How to Think About Overhead Work"

Overhead and low work are not that biomechanically stressful in and of themselves.

26 Aug 2017

Shackles 101

Shackles are the little (or big) workhorses of the industry. They are used to connect slings, wire rope and other rigging to loads. While commonly used, they are also commonly abused and used beyond their specifications without much thought.

26 Aug 2017

LA-USMX Joint Safety Committee Releases New OSH Circular

The ILA-USMX Joint Safety Committee (JSC) has released a new OSH Circular on OSHA’s Electronic Submission of Data App

13 Jul 2017

Spending to Save Workplace Wellness Makes Financial Sense

Spending to Save Workplace Wellness Makes Financial Sense

15 Jun 2017

Wellness Tips for those Dog Days of Summer!

Wellness Tips for those Dog Days of Summer!

15 Jun 2017

Quarterly Industrial Hygiene Technical Tip Corner

Quarterly Industrial Hygiene Technical Tip Corner

12 Jun 2017

OSHA's National Safe + Sound Week is being held June 12-18, 2017

OSHA's National Safe + Sound Week June 12-18, 2017

12 Jun 2017

Registration for June 13 OSHA Summer Summit now open

Registration for June 13 OSHA Summer Summit now open

12 Jun 2017

Watch Out For Heat Stress

In 2014 alone, 2,630 workers suffered from heat illness and 18 died from heat stroke and related causes on the job. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable.

12 Jun 2017

National Safety Month

Observed annually in June, National Safety Month focuses on reducing leading causes of injury and death at work, on the road and in our homes and communities.

12 Jun 2017

Sitting on Your Butt May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Anybody who has paid any attention at safety meetings knows that you don’t lift by keeping your legs straight and bending your back. This puts your back in a rounded or flexed position which makes it more vulnerable to injury.

12 Jun 2017

15 Tips for SafePlate Clamp Use

Plate clamps (or friction-type pressure gripping lifters, according to ASME B30.20) are lifting aides that grip the load.

12 Jun 2017

NTSB- Marine Accident Brief

Equipment Failure on Bulk Carrier Asia Zircon II

26 May 2017

Perception Survey

The barometer measures the following nine topics and seeks perceptional gaps at varying levels of responsibility within an organization.

11 May 2017

"Shouldering the Load for Your Arms"

"Shouldering the Load for Your Arms"

11 May 2017

Lifestyle Changes to Combat Heart Disease Small Steps can have a Big Impact!

Lifestyle Changes to Combat Heart Disease Small Steps can have a Big Impact!

11 May 2017

OSHA to delay enforcement of crystalline silica standard in the construction industry

OSHA to delay enforcement of crystalline silica standard in the construction industry