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State Dept. Issues Travel Alert for Americans
WASHINGTON – In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris and in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for U.S. travelers due to increased terrorist threats around the world. [FULL STORY]

Seven Tips for a Successful and Safe Holiday Season
CINCINNATI -- With experts predicting a record $630.5 billion in sales this holiday season, it is imperative for retailers to prepare their stores for the massive influx of holiday shoppers. With Black Friday just days away, Cintas Corporation offers seven tips to help retailers experience a successful and safe holiday season. [FULL STORY]

PREP Alliance Focuses on Improving Athlete Health and Safety
COLUMBUS, OH -- The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and PRIVIT, a provider of software for automating the PPE process, have announced a strategic alliance focused on implementing best practices that improve athlete health and safety. [FULL STORY]

VelocityEHS Reminds Distributors of Upcoming GHS Deadline
CHICAGO -- VelocityEHS, an EHS software provider, is reminding safety professionals that the next compliance deadline for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is quickly approaching. [FULL STORY]

OSHA to Consider Emergency Response and Preparedness Rule
WASHINGTON -- An emergency response and preparedness proposed rule will be among the items discussed at a subcommittee meeting of OSHA’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health to be held Dec. 8 in Washington, DC. [FULL STORY]

ASSE Supports Update of Safety & Health Program Management Guide
PARK RIDGE, IL – The American Society of Safety Engineers has come out in support of OSHA’s effort to update Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines, though it doesn’t think the changes go far enough. [FULL STORY]

CSB to Offer Spanish Language Safety Products
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is launching a new initiative aimed at expanding the agency’s reach to better include Spanish speaking stakeholders. [FULL STORY]

Brady Develops Arc Flash Assessment and Audit Services
MILWAUKEE, WI -- Brady, a provider of industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, has announced that its Safety Software and Services business released two new services: Arc Flash Risk Assessment and Arc Flash Audit. [FULL STORY]

G&K Services Settles Hiring, Pay Discrimination Charges for $1.8M
SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with nine facilities of G&K Services, Inc., to remedy what it calls “systemic hiring and pay discrimination violations” identified in compliance evaluations initiated between 2011 and 2015. [FULL STORY]

Chemical Manufacturer Recognized for EHS and Security Improvements
FORT MILL, SC -- Nation Ford Chemical has been recognized by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates for “exemplary” improvements to its environmental, health, safety and security program. [FULL STORY]

CDC Presents Tools for Businesses to Meet Safety Challenges
ATLANTA, GA -- U.S. employers face complex challenges, ranging from an estimated $263 billion economic burden of worker injuries and illnesses to a rapidly changing workforce and the costly consequences of work-related stress and chronic disease management. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Industrial Protective Footwear
ID Proper Job Design and Footwear to Prevent Foot Injuries

With worker safety pivotal to industrial operations, the outlook of the global market for industrial footwear looks positive.

According to a report published by Albany, N.Y.-based Transparency Market Research (TMR), the global industrial protective footwear market is expected to report a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6 percent from 2014-2020.

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