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Fatigue at Work, on the Road Can Be Deadly

Daylight Saving Time begins every year on the second Sunday in March, which in 2019 was March 10. We “lose” an hour when the clocks are set forward (except in Hawaii and most of Arizona), and for many that means a tired couple of days as our bodies adjust, said the National Safety Council (NSC).

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Upgraded Data System to Assist Producers With MSHA Regs

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has completed a major upgrade to its primary data system – the Mine Data Retrieval System (MDRS) – bringing increased functionality and more intuitive navigation to this widely used feature.

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Pfannenberg PA 1 PATROL Series Sounder for Industrial Safety

Pfannenberg offers the durable PA 1 PATROL Series Sounder, ideal for audible alarm applications on cranes, in mines, mills and factories, and in other heavy industry.

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Responding to a Suspected Opioid Overdose

Drug overdoses in the workplace can be better understood via a study recently published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), particularly as drug-overdose fatalities increase across the country. The study, published online in the journal Injury Prevention, describes drug overdose deaths of workers occurring in U.S. workplaces between 2011-2016.

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GZA Receives Rock Solid Excellence in Safety Award

GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. (GZA), a multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction management services, announced that it has received the Rock Solid Excellence in Safety award from the Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) for the 13th year in a row. GZA remains the only engineering/environmental consultant to repeatedly earn that recognition from the IAAP.

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