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OSHA Recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day
WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will recognize Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 by holding various events throughout the country. [FULL STORY]

AIHA, CIHC Encourage Lawmakers to Support Industrial Hygienists
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and the California Industrial Hygiene Council (CIHC) are asking lawmakers in California's State Legislature to ensure that a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) is a member of the California Toxic Substances Board. [FULL STORY]

Deufol Receives 4 Prestigious Awards from the NSC
SUNMAN, IN -- Deufol North America, the Sunman, Indiana-based global packaging, recently received four prestigious Occupational Awards from the National Safety Council, which promotes and advocates for enhanced safety protections in the workplace. [FULL STORY]

AIHA Releases First-Ever State of the EH&S Industry Survey
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) has partnered with Enviance, EH&S software provider, to conduct its first-ever "State of the EH&S Industry" survey. [FULL STORY]

EVERFI Acquires Compliance Training Company Workplace Answers
WASHINGTON -- EVERFI, Inc. announced the acquisition of online compliance training company Workplace Answers. [FULL STORY]

Rockford to Showcase Risk Assessment Programs at RIMS Conference
ROCKFORD, IL -- Machine Risk Assessments will be the focus of Rockford Systems, LLC, at the Risk Management Society (RIMS) 2017 Conference. [FULL STORY]

2015 Nonfatal Injury Data Now Available
ATLANTA -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its (Web-based Injury Statistics Query and Reporting System) WISQARS to include 2015 nonfatal injury data. [FULL STORY]

NFPA's National Fire Data Survey Builds the Case for Improving Data
QUINCY, MA -- The National Fire Data Survey, commissioned by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), shows that while the fire service considers the fire data ecosystem to be inconsistent, under-utilized and incomplete. [FULL STORY]

OSHA’s Inaugural Safe + Sound Week Gets Underway in June
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration first Safe + Sound Week kicks off June 12-18, 2017. Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of proactive safety and health programs in workplaces. [FULL STORY]

April 28th - National Day of Mourning Workplace Tragedy
HAMILTON, ON -- The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety reminds us that the National Day of Mourning, April 28, is not only a day to remember and honor those lives lost or injured due to a workplace tragedy, but also a day to renew the commitment to improve health and safety in the workplace and prevent further injuries, illnesses and deaths. [FULL STORY]

Insider News...
The Heat Is On:
Six In 10 Employees Report Increased Work Stress

Having trouble “keeping calm and carrying on” at work? You’re in the majority. More than half (52 percent) of workers said they are stressed at work on a dayto- day basis, and 60 percent reported work-related pressure has increased in the last five years, according to a new survey by staffing firm Accountemps.

Their concerns are not lost on executives: 54 percent of CFOs acknowledged their teams are stressed, and 55 percent said worker anxiety is on the rise. Employees polled cited heavy workloads and looming deadlines (33 percent), attaining work-life balance (22 percent), and unrealistic expectations of managers (22 percent) as top worries.

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