Monthly Archives: July 2009

New chief tapped for OSHA

President Obama has announced his nominee to head OSHA, a post that carries the Assistant Secretary title in the Department of Labor. The nominee is David Michaels, PhD, MPH, an epidemiologist who is currently Research Professor at the Department of … Continue reading

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Safety wrapup, Safety 2009

Don’t try this at home. Standing backwards on the escalator, that is. Geoffrey Peckham, president of Clarion Safety Systems, gives his final video report from the annual expo of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Peckham recounts some of companies … Continue reading

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Communicating safety is critical

A recurring theme of safety professionals who met in San Antonio, says Geoffrey Peckham, chair of the ANSI Z535.2 subcommittee on Environmental & Facility Safety Signs, was “renewing the safety message.” Peckham outlines in this video report that “communicating safety … Continue reading

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Join ASSE today; further the safety cause

Geoffrey Peckham, chair of the ANSI Z535.2 subcommittee on Environmental & Facility Safety Signs, speaks about getting more SH&E professionals involved in groups like ASSE, the American Society of Safety Engineers. YouTube Video Link

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Combustible dust now an enforcement topic

Combustible dust is clearly on the radar again at OSHA, and it was a key topic at Safety 2009, the annual exposition of the American Society of Safety Engineers. Here, Clarion Safety Systems’ Derek Eversdyke suggests that photoluminescent Exit signs … Continue reading

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