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Safety Net: January - December 2015

December 7, 2015

  • SafetyNet Online Community: Hot Topics
  • OSHA Seeks Comment on Voluntary S & H Program Guidelines
  • New Online Tools to Prevent Violence in Healthcare Settings
  • New OSHA Video Focuses on Temporary Worker Safety
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Older Driver Safety Awareness Week, December 7-11
  • Upcoming Events
November 16, 2015
  • Hot Topics in the SafetyNet Online Community
  • Increased OSHA Fines Included in Federal Budget
  • Protecting Whistleblowers: Recommended Practices
  • OSHA Updates Hazcom Webpage
  • Employees in Moderately Cold Environments: Issues and Solutions
  • Upcoming Events
November 2, 2015
  • Hot Topics in the SafetyNet Online Community
  • Employer-reported Injuries Continue to Decline
  • OSHA Delays Enforcement of New PSM Policy
  • OSHA Advisory Committees to Meet in December; Construction Committee Seeks New Members
  • You Changed Your Clock; Did You Change Your Batteries?
  • Upcoming Events
October 19, 2015
  • Hot Topics in the SafetyNet Online Community
  • EHS Resource Guide for Small Business
  • Safety and Health for the Aging Workforce
  • OSHA Head Urges Increased Penalties
  • Workplace Violence: Creating an Active Threat Safety Plan
  • Upcoming Events
October 5, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • OSHA Extends Comment Period on Proposed Recordkeeping Rule
  • OSHRC Seeks Input on Citation for Worker Slaying
  • New Confined Spaces in Construction Compliance Guide
  • MN Residential Code Book Now Available in Spanish
  • BLS: Older Worker Deaths Increased in 2014
  • Resources for Employers: Drive Safely Work Week, Seat Belt Campaign
  • Upcoming Events
September 21, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • MN Worker Deaths Decline in 2014
  • New Study: Workforce/Community Health Are Linked
  • PHMSA Final Rule Streamlines Special Permits Process
  • New in the NIOSH Science Blog: Respiratory Protection, PPE, International Business Travel
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Emergency Preparedness Resources
  • Upcoming Events
September 9, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • NLRB Ruling: Joint Employers for Temp Workers
  • What It Takes for BBS to Work
  • The Safety of Latino Workers
  • NIOSH Safety Resources in Spanish
  • Upcoming Events
August 24, 2015
  • New in the SafetyNet Online Community
  • OSHA Proposes Lower Beryllium Limits
  • Updates to National Emphasis Program on Amputations
  • Temp Worker Group to Meet Monthly
  • Statewide Impaired Driving Campaign - Resources for the Workplace
  • Upcoming Events
August 10, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • OSHA: Recordkeeping is Ongoing Obligation
  • MSHA Increases Efforts After Three Miner Deaths
  • New Infographic: Ergonomics in Healthcare
  • Safety On and Off the Job: Fines Increase for Repeat Texting While Driving
  • Upcoming Events
July 27, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: New Blog Posting
  • News from Federal OSHA: HazCom, Healthcare Inspections
  • NSC Calls for Workplace Policies on Opioids
  • Assessing Safety Culture
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Beware in the Water
  • Upcoming Events
July 27, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: New Blog Posting
  • News from Federal OSHA: HazCom, Healthcare Inspections
  • NSC Calls for Workplace Policies on Opioids
  • Assessing Safety Culture
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Beware in the Water
  • Upcoming Events
July 13, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • NIOSH Seeks Comments on Work, Stress and Health
  • Building a Progressive Safety Culture
  • Tips for Addressing Unsafe Behavior
  • Raise Awareness
June 29, 2015
  • SafetyNet Online Member Community: Hot Topics
  • OSHA Adds Expands Healthcare Inspections
  • ANSI updates eye and face protection standard
  • Slips and Falls: Liability and Prevention
  • Have a Glorious — and Safe — 4th!
  • Upcoming Events
June 1, 2015
  • New Topics in the Online Member Community
  • New MN Legislation Expected to Cut Work Comp Costs
  • Study Explores Shift Work and Health Issues
  • Protecting Hospital Workers from Transmissible Diseases; New ANSI Nail Gun Standard
  • Advocacy Groups Call for Stronger Worker Protections
  • Upcoming Events
May 11, 2015
  • Conference Delivers Info, Tools, Support
  • Fall Prevention Stand-down Events in MN
  • DOT Final Rule on Transport of Flammable Liquids
May 4, 2015
  • Thank You for the SafetyNet Online Member Community
  • Federal OSHA Issues Rule on Confined Space in Construction
  • Online System Offers Injury Tracking for Healthcare
  • New Report: 2013 Workplace Injury Death Rate is Lowest on Record
  • NSC Survey: Job Outlook Good for Safety Pros
  • Upcoming Events
April 6, 2015
  • Hot Topics in the Online Member Community
  • MNOSHA Adopts Federal Standards
  • DOT Annual Drug/Alcohol Testing Survey Now Underway
  • Healthcare Workers at Greatest Risk of Violence
  • Calendar of Safety Observances
  • Upcoming Events
March 23, 2015
  • New Blog in the Online Member Community: The Challenge of Managing Generation Y
  • New Report: Workers Bearing More Injury, Illness Costs
  • Federal OSHA News: Changes to Eye and Face Protection; Temp Worker Bulletins
  • Protecting Road Construction Workers from Silica Dust
  • New Traffic Safety Videos Raise Awareness
  • Upcoming Events
March 9, 2015
  • New in the Online Member Community
  • Electronic Log Rule for Truckers Coming in September
  • New Traffic Safety Resources for Employers
  • Health Effects of Shift Work Go Far Beyond Fatigue
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Poison Prevention Week, March 15-21
  • Upcoming Activities
February 23, 2015
  • New in the Online Member Community: Blog Explores Communication-Performance Link
  • MNOSHA Update Webinar Available Online
  • More Prep Needed for Oil Transport Hazards
  • OSHA Announces National Fall Prevention Stand-Down for Construction
  • Protecting Workers from the Cold
  • The Complacency Dilemma
  • Off-the-Job Safety: Poison Prevention Week>Upcoming Events
February 9, 2015
  • New this Week in the Online Member Community
  • Minnesota Safety & Health Conference — All Program Details Available Online
  • Revised Consensus Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment
  • Articles of Interest: GHS — The Look of Things to Come; Drowsy Driving and Worker Safety
  • Upcoming Events
January 26, 2015
  • Governor's Safety Award Applications Due Next Week!
  • New in the Online Member Community
  • Panel Advises Federal OSHA on Infectious Disease Rule
  • MSHA Rule Requires Controls on Mining Machines
  • New Online Resources: Engineering Controls, Roofing Contractor Safety
  • Upcoming Events
January 12, 2015
  • New Web-Based Safety Resources for Healthcare and Retail
  • The True Cost of Sleep-Deprived Workers
  • Construction Injuries and Complacency
  • Protecting Workers from the Big Chill
  • Off–the-Job Safety: Take Action — Test Your Home for Radon
  • Upcoming Events

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