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  • WHO Launches Sexual Violence Toolkit

    "WHO strongly condemns violence against women and girls and supports partners and countries' efforts towards the denormalization of this type of violence. Ensuring equality between women and men is a crucial part of these efforts," said WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan.

  • Researchers Raise Toxicity Questions About 3D Printed Parts

    Parts from two main classes of commercial 3D printers were found to be toxic to zebrafish embryos.

  • American Red Cross Offers Holiday Travel Tips

    ARC suggests that people traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday, as millions of Americans are doing today, start by downloading the Red Cross First Aid App, which provides expert advice on what to do in case of an emergency.

  • Key Drone Safety Tests This Week

    The trials in North Carolina will involve flying conventional aircraft close to drones to test how the pilots can safely respond.

  • OSHA Seeks Public Comments on Updated Program Management Guidelines

    The agency says the the updated guidelines should be particularly helpful to small- and medium-sized businesses and address how multiple employers at the same work site can coordinate their efforts to make sure all workers are protected.

  • HHS Adds Two Anthrax Drugs to National Stockpile

    Anthim from Elusys Therapeutics and Raxibacumab from GlaxoSmithKilne are monoclonal antibody therapeutics. HHS’ BARDA is spending $54.6 million in support of them, the agency announced Nov. 12.


  • Using Safety Metrics to Improve Safety

    In today's information world, health safety and environmental professional are continually confronted with the challenge to gather, review, and act wisely based on various types of data. By using simple, easy to use, software to generate safety metrics safety professions can spend less time on collecting, gathering and performing data calculations and more time on using that data to improve safety performance.

  • Are Injuries Your Money Pit?

    In this presentation we will explore the challenges present when these three departments do not work in concert with one another. It is not unusual for "turf issues" to emerge over time, which ultimately erodes the effectiveness and success of each department and the expedient recovery of the injured employee.

  • Building a Business Continuity Plan for Your Workplace

    An essential part of your overall workplace emergency plan, business continuity planning is a process that supports managing the response to impacts on your business from potential risks.


  • Still trying to... Get The Lead Out

    The most critical steps toward lead hazard abatement are contaminant identification and removal. Researchers from CDC/NIOSH have developed two simple and reliable technologies to achieve these steps easily and without the need for extensive training.


  • MSA/GM Gas Detection Technologies

    Undetected gas leaks can put lives in danger and bring productivity to a standstill. Facilities can better protect themselves by applying a human sensory model approach using different gas sensing technologies to form a stronger chain of defense. This multi-layered technology approach can save lives, reduce risk and lower overall cost. Learn more at http://www.msagasdetection.com.

  • UL Hazardous Locations 100 Year Anniversary

    This 2015 video highlights the journey from UL's first HazLoc certification in 1915 through the expansion of UL HazLoc global accreditations, along with local engineering and laboratory competencies, in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The continued success of this journey is only possible with the trust and support of industry.

  • Close to Home: It Can Wait

    In Close to Home, we are introduced to six characters on a perfectly average day. Their lives are then irrevocably changed by the devastating consequences of a seemingly innocent glance at a phone while driving. No post is worth a life. This 2015 video is part of AT&T's It Can Wait campaign.

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