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Registration Open for the Annual NSC Congress & Expo Safety Show
ITASCA, IL – The National Safety Council has opened registration for its 2016 NSC Congress & Expo in Anaheim, CA., Oct. 15-21. [FULL STORY]

OSHA to Hold Meeting on Occupational Safety and Health
WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, June 14-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C. [FULL STORY]

NSC Honors Texas Employers with Traffic Safety Awards
ITASCA, IL – The National Safety Council announced the recipients of the third annual Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards, presented in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation. [FULL STORY]

ASSE Board Appoints Hudson as New Executive Director
PARK RIDGE, IL -- The American Society of Safety Engineers Board of Directors has appointed Dennis Hudson as Executive Director effective June 1, 2016. [FULL STORY]

UL Convenes India Workplace Safety Council
CHICAGO, IL -- Workplace safety is a rising concern for leading organizations in India. To address this growing problem, UL’s Integrated Health and Safety Institute (IHSI), in partnership with UL’s Public Safety Office in India, held the first annual India Workplace Safety Council meeting in New Delhi. [FULL STORY]

NFPA Conference & Expo Returns to Mandalay Bay
LAS VEGAS -- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host its annual Conference & Expo at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nev., June 13 – 16. This event brings together thousands of leading professionals who will attend education seminars addressing the latest issues, challenges and trends facing the world of fire protection and life safety. [FULL STORY]

SafeDefend and Mace Security Join Forces to Keep Workplaces Safe
GARDNER, KS -- SafeDefend and Mace Security International, Inc. announced a partnership that will combine SafeDefend’s proprietary active shooter and incident preparations program with Mace Brand products, including its Mace Gel Pepper spray. [FULL STORY]

Industrial PPE to Grow to $14 Billion by 2023
DELAWARE -- The industrial protective clothing market size will grow from 5.42 billion in 2015 to over 14.4 billion in 2023, according to a study by Global Market Insights, Inc. [FULL STORY]

Bison's Pitzel wins TCA Safety Professional Award
FORT WORTH, TX -- Garth Pitzel, director of safety and driver development for Bison Transport of Winnipeg, Manitoba, has been presented with the 2016 Truckload Carriers Association’s Clare C. Casey Safety Professional of the Year Award. [FULL STORY]

Shoes For Crews Announces Intent To Acquire Mozo Shoes Brand
WEST PALM BEACH, FL --Shoes For Crews, LLC, in slip-resistant footwear provider, announced it has entered into a letter of intent to acquire the Mozo Shoes brand. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Hand Tools
Choose and Use without Injury

Tools are such an enormous component of our daily tasks, we sometimes forget they can be the culprit for hazards and injuries.

Construction workers use hand tools, for the most part all day long in their daily work. Using the right tool the wrong way or the wrong hand tool can cause injuries of muscles and nerves in the hand. You might be tempted to ignore early symptoms like achy, tired hands and wrists and just write these off to a hard day’s work – and in some cases that’s true.

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