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Does NFPA 70E Require Sweatshirts to be Tucked In?

In October 2014, NFPA released the 2015 edition of NFPA 70E, a voluntary standard developed to reduce exposure to major electrical hazards in the workplace. This standard includes guidance on risk assessments, selecting appropriate PPE, training, and practices that support safe work conditions, with the goal of avoiding workplace injuries and fatalities from shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blasts. 398 more words

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Tyndale’s Top Five OSHA 1910.269 Blog Posts

Since OSHA promulgated the new 1910.269 in April 2014, Tyndale has been hard at work partnering with employers to understand and gain compliance with the new provisions—helping workers return home to their families safely each night. 476 more words

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Feedback from “PCIA Setting the Wireless Training Standards”

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This is from my post “PCIA Setting the Wireless Training Standards”. Now when you read these, they are two opposite views, whereas one is pro PCIA and the other is trying to detect whether the climber’s best intentions are really the reason for this. 1,527 more words

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TSB says Timmins train derailment shows new safety standards inadequate

TIMMINS, Ont. – Canada’s transport investigator says a freight train derailment in northern Ontario earlier this month suggests new safety requirements for tank cars carrying flammable liquids are inadequate. 114 more words

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Just Announced: New OSHA 1910.269 Enforcement Timeline

Please be advised that Edison Electric Institute (EEI) has announced it recently reached a settlement agreement with OSHA regarding final federal rule 1910.269 affecting those that work in electric power generation, transmission and distribution. 426 more words

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Stop the Train Wreck Known as the Trans Pacific Partnership

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is the largest income redistribution scam of all time, and it’s being perpetrated on the American public by the corporate news media, Democrats and Republicans, Wall Street, and the 1 percent. 514 more words

Final Steps for OSHA 1910.269 Compliance

Important Note: As of February 2015, compliance dates have changed for enforcement of OSHA standard 1910.269. These changes impact dates listed in this post. Click here for complete details and updated deadlines… 536 more words

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