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18Aug 2021

In the August 09, 2021, edition of Plastics News, there was a Special Report: Workplace Safety titled “A Look Into Workplace Deaths and the Aftermath” discussing the number of deaths in plastics processing factories based upon a review of OSHA records from 2011 through 2020 that showed, at least, 60 people died in industrial accidents […]

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01Aug 2021

Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August recognizing the successes of workplace health and safety programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. Successful safety and health programs can proactively identify and manage workplace hazards before they cause injury or illness, improving sustainability and the bottom […]

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03Sep 2021

As we are getting ready for the last quarter of 2021 and looking ahead to 2022, making plans, setting safety and business goals, and identifying safety and business objectives for 2022, one item to consider is that of the annual training required by OSHA regulations. We can work in the last quarter of 2021 to […]

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01Aug 2021

As I plan for an upcoming family vacation, I have developed a short list of items to consider when planning. These items are in random order and some may apply to your situation and some may not. You can and should consider which items would you add to this list that would be applicable to […]

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05Jul 2021

On May 21, 2021, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) released its final report and associated materials into the October 2019 hydrogen sulfide release at the Aghorn Operating waterflood station in Odessa, Texas. This incident resulted in two fatalities, one was a worker and one was the spouse of the worker. There was potential for […]

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14May 2021

In the May 3rd edition of the Plastic News in the Viewpoint section, a submission was published that was written by Don Loepp, Editor of Plastics News titled “It’s a matter of safety: Employers’ role in the vaccine race”. The piece starts with setting the stage describing any one of many viral videos where a […]

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03May 2021

An interesting piece of information was presented in a Pittsburgh Business Times article written by Tim Schooley and published in the April 23-29, 2021 edition titled “Firms Get Closer to Making Decisions”, stating that before the pandemic “…5% of US employees worked remotely…and another 20% were able to shift between in-office and work-from-home…” After the […]

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