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  • Home Depot to Pay $5.7 Million Penalty for Selling Recalled Products

    CPSC said the Atlanta-based company's agreement settles charges that it knowingly sold and distributed approximately 2,816 recalled products from 33 separate voluntary corrective actions from August 2012 through November 2016.

  • Oregon Conference to Highlight Ripple Effect of Injuries

    The Sept. 19 keynote speaker Gary Norland, is an electrician who survived being shocked by a 12,500-volt, 200-amp overhead power line. His presentation is titled "The Impact of an Injury: What are You Risking?" and will explain that, while dedication to a job should be a focus, it should never become more important than working safely.

  • Cintas Unit Wins MVPP Award

    "It is a pleasure to recognize Cintas for its company culture that promotes excellence in workplace safety and health," said MIOSHA Director Bart Pickelman. "Implementing best practices for increased worker safety exemplifies a true commitment among management and staff at this facility."

  • Australia/New Zealand Wiring Rules Being Updated

    WorkCover Queensland is advising stakeholders that transitioning from one edition of the Wiring Rules to the next can affect the compliance requirements for an electrical installation.

  • New York Paperboard Mill Issued 61 Citations

    Carthage Specialty Paperboard faces $357,445 in penalties for more than 60 safety and health violations.

  • NSC Congress & Expo Races to Indianapolis

    The NSC Congress & Expo is sure to be a week full of education and innovation in the safety and health market, so be ready to start your engines come September.


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  • New Features in the 2017 National Electrical Code® Handbook

    The 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code® Handbook is now available! Take a look at the brief walk-through in this December 2016 NFPA video, which highlights the new features of this edition.

  • Anti Fog Face Shield Testing Revised

    Hugh Hoagland and his team from e-Hazard went to Louisville Processing and Cold Storage to conduct a series of experiments on anti-fogging technologies in face shields. The experiments were conducted in the facility's Cold Room, a controlled environment of -13 degrees Fahrenheit (-25 Celsius). The experiments shown in this May 2016 video were a simulation of workers using Personal Protective Equipment for arc flash protection in an extreme cold work environment. http://e-hazard.com

  • What are Tamper Resistant Receptacles?

    Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) resemble regular receptacles but they’re so much more. In fact, they provide a permanent solution to childhood electrical shock cause by tampering with electrical outlets. TRRs feature built in safety shutters that block foreign objects from being inserted into the receptacle and avoiding contact with electrical current.


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