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Safety And Security

OSHA releases toxic chemical exposure data

April 29, 2010
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is soon releasing 15 years of data providing details of workplace exposure to toxic chemicals.
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Contractor banned from performing asbestos abatement in Oregon

April 23, 2010
EUGENE, OR — Able Contractors, a Brush Prairie, Washington-based company that violated four asbestos laws since 2001 and paid $20,925 in fines last month, until April 26 to appeal the proposed revocation of its asbestos removal license by the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.
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Window washers rescued from broken scaffolding

April 23, 2010
SEATTLE — This incident marks the second such occurrence involving stranded window washers in recent years at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel.
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EPA to release new lead paint guideline

April 19, 2010
WASHINGTON — On April 22, which happens to be Earth Day, the "Renovate Right: EPA''s Lead-based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program" becomes official.
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EPA ironically battles with toxic lead contamination

April 16, 2010
WASHINGTON — Just a few days before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) puts the finishing touches on its toxic lead regulation, a dangerous lead contamination is being cleaned up at the EPA headquarters.
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The chemical industry lends support to the Safe Chemicals Act

April 16, 2010
TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg recently introduced the Safe Chemicals Act, which has garnered support from 16 leading companies and associations in the chemical industry.
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ISSA helps organizations promote NAOSH week

April 14, 2010
LINCOLNWOOD, IL — ISSA has teamed up with thousands of businesses worldwide to raise awareness of the importance of being safe at work during the annual North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week May 2-8.
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Combustible dust explosion is fourth in seven years

April 14, 2010
KREAMER, PA — Using the recent history of Wood-Mode Inc. as a microcosm for the industry as a whole, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) suggests that combustible dust is a serious industrial hazard warranting immediate attention.
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ISS Facility Services appoints CEO

April 9, 2010
SAN ANTONIO — Effective on March 22, Sean Bond was appointed chief executive officer (CEO) and assumed control of the day-to-day operations of ISS Facility Services Inc.
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Nilfisk launches combustible dust website

April 8, 2010
MALVERN, PA — Through video, fact sheets, application photos and links, www.explosionproof-vacuum.com gives manufacturers access to pertinent information regarding combustible dust and fire/explosion prevention.
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