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IAEA report on Fukushima slams lack of tsunami preparedness despite awareness of threat -- The Japan Times

” VIENNA – The International Atomic Energy Agency criticized Tokyo Electric Power Co. and Japanese regulatory authorities for their failure to prevent the 2011 Fukushima No. 423 more words

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Porn Actors Say Proposed Safety Rules Go Too Far

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Critics say a state proposal that would require California porn productions to boost safety standards to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases goes too far. 118 more words

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Title: Aviation and Travel Consultant

Location: Alberta, Canada

Louis J. Normand is a highly regarded aviation and travel consultant who has more than 40 years of professional experience to his name. 163 more words

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Business Mirror: Workplace dangers stalk Pinoy workers–ILO

Following the death of some 70 workers after a factory was set ablaze accidentally.

For no other reason but the value of life, health and safety standards must be upheld. 50 more words

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What Does 1910.269 Say About Socks and Underwear?

OSHA’s 2014 1910.269 ruling marks a distinct departure from its predecessor. In fact, up until the new rule was promulgated, 1910.269 simply required that clothing “do no harm” in the event of an arc flash. 421 more words

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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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