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California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation
OAKLAND, CA -- California has adopted a new workplace safety and health regulation to prevent and reduce work-related injuries to housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry. [FULL STORY]

Rite-Hite Opens New Office in Third Ward
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee-based manufacturer Rite-Hite is expanding its operations by adding an office location in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. The move is a result of additional space needs due to company growth. [FULL STORY]

Total Safety Announces 21st Annual HELPING HEROES Golf Tournament
HOUSTON -- Total Safety announced its 21st Annual HELPING HEROES Charity Event will take place on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The event will include both golf and sporting clays tournaments, and all proceeds help support “everyday heroes” whose mission is to improve the lives of children, families, and service men and women. [FULL STORY]

Talbert Manufacturing Celebrates 80 Years
RENSSELAER, IN -- Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, marks its 80th year in business. Austin Talbert started the company in 1938 as a heavy haul, crane rental and construction equipment business in Lyons, Illinois. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Announces Exclusive Hamilton Club Members
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association to announce the inaugural members of the Hamilton Club, an exclusive partner program with AIHA. [FULL STORY]

Justrite Acquires Eagle Manufacturing Company
DES PLAINES, IL -- Justrite Safety Group, a supplier of products for the safe management of flammable liquids and other hazardous materials, acquired West Virginia-based Eagle Manufacturing Company, maker of safety cans, safety cabinets, spill containment products, poly drums and material handling products. [FULL STORY]

ALI Shares the Importance of Ladder Safety in the Workplace
CHICAGO -- There is still time to partner with American Ladder Institute  and participate in the second annual National Ladder Safety Month. For the entire month of March, ALI is promoting ladder safety through the provision of multiple, helpful resources; all of which are available to the public for free. [FULL STORY]

NIOSH Releases Nanotechnology Workplace Design Recommendations
ATLANTA -- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has launched four new products intended to provide options to companies for controlling possible exposure of their workers to nanomaterials on the job. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Panel to Address Opioid Exposure to First Responders
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association announced it will hold a panel discussion at the AIHceEXP2018 conference on May 22, 2018, to address the serious risk of opioid exposure for first responders. [FULL STORY]

NFPA Board of Directors Appoints New Members to Standards Council
QUINCY, MA -- The National Fire Protection Association Board of Directors has appointed two new members to the NFPA Standards Council: Jack Poole of Poole Fire Protection Inc., and Rodger Reiswig of Johnson Controls. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
Electrical Safety Hazard Reduction

OSHA citations and fines can run to several hundred thousand dollars; however, costs associated with an injury can easily exceed that. A detailed compliance program can take years to implement. Most companies that have little to nothing in place for electrical safety cannot wait that long. Accumulated experience as electrical safety specialists and forensic investigators, plus discussions with OSHA inspectors and employers that have received citations, highlighted five elements that work best to improve safety in the near term.

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