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OSHA Reminds Employers of the Dangers of Heat Illness
BOSTON, MA -- As temperatures rise in New England, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration reminds employers to protect their employees from the dangers of working in hot weather. [FULL STORY]

Telgian Announces Security Compliance Webinar Series
PHOENIX -- Telgian Management Technologies (TMT) recently announced that it will host a series of free webinars designed to enhance the performance of security compliance programs within the chemical industry. [FULL STORY]

Award Recognizes Outstanding Safety Achievement
ITASCA, IL -- The National Safety Council announced 63 organizations will receive Industry Leader Awards in 2019 for excellent safety performance within their industries. [FULL STORY]

TRC and TDW Partner to Provide Safe Services to Pipeline Operators
LOWELL, MA -- TRC, a provider of end-to-end engineering, consulting and construction management solutions fueled by innovative technology, has joined with T.D. Williamson (TDW) to support pipeline operators with safe, reliable and efficient services to get them in compliance with the new federal "Gas Mega Rule." [FULL STORY]

NSC Announces 2019 Teen Safety Award Winner
ITASCA, IL -- The National Safety Council announced the DuPage County Prevention Leadership Team is the winner of its inaugural Teen Safety Award. [FULL STORY]

Victims to Testify in Favor of Workplace Violence Prevention Bill
BOSTON -- During a State House hearing, Massachusetts nurses who care for patients in different types of settings and hospitals across the Commonwealth will testify about their experiences with workplace violence and will advocate for legislation to help solve this ongoing crisis. [FULL STORY]

UL’s FSRI Launches Close Before You Doze Video Contest
COLUMBIA, MD -- UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) launched a nationwide contest aimed at spreading the Close Before You Doze fire safety message. [FULL STORY]

Bacharach Shortlisted for two RAC Industry Cooling Awards
NEW KENSINGTON, PA -- Bacharach has been shortlisted as a finalist in both categories ‘Refrigeration Innovation of the Year Software, Monitoring & Controls’ and ‘Cold Chain Innovation/ Project’ in the RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2019 for the Parasense Refrigerant Management software. [FULL STORY]

Employer Vigilance Essential to Addressing Summer Workplace Hazards
KANSAS CITY, MO -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is urging vigilance among employers and employees to address the types of workplace hazards that tend to peak in the summer months. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Launches Think and Act Fire Smart Resource Center
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association® launched Think and Act Fire Smart, a one-stop information center for wildfire preparedness and recovery. AIHA's Think and Act Fire Smart Resource Center aims to raise awareness about the hidden dangers in the cleanup process that follows a devastating wildfire, especially in urban areas. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Standup Forklift Under-ride Hazards

Forklift truck operators must look in the direction of travel and keep the forklift under control at all times. One of the potential hazards faced by standup forklift operators is the crushing hazard that can arise when traveling, with the forks trailing, in a warehouse near a storage rack or similar obstruction. The risk is that a horizontal rack beam (crossbar) or similar obstruction might enter the operator’s compartment in a situation referred to as
“under-ride.”

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