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    January 17, 2019

    Greetings NOSHA Members

    I am honored to have served as the NOSHA president for the past six years.  Regrettably, I will be stepping down effective immediately.  A new position with Motor Coach Industries has me responsible for eight locations across the U.S. and Canada....

    October 18, 2016

    Distracted Driving FAQ’s

    1. What is distracted driving?

               There are three main types of distraction:

               VISUAL—taking your eyes off the road

               MANUAL—taking...

    August 16, 2016

    Clarification on OSHA’s Anti-Retaliatory Drug Testing Provision

    Due to complaints from industry groups about provisions forbidding “retaliatory” post-accident drug testing, OSHA has pushed back the compliance deadline from August 10th of this year to           November...

    July 20, 2016

    15th Annual

    NOSHA Safety Conference

    Tuesday, October 4th

    8:30-12:30

    Alerus Center Ballroom 5

    Keynote Speaker

    Dr. Matt Mannino

    Cognitive Dissonance: The Neuroscience of Workplace Safety

    Neuroscience safety expert Dr. Matt Mannino speaks to companies and associations,          e...

    June 14, 2016

    June is National Safety Month

    The theme of National Safety Month 2016 is "Safe 4 Life." The emphasis is on safety not only at work, but in everyday life. Preventable injuries are the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease, cancer, and c...

    May 17, 2016

    OSHA Finalizes New Recordkeeping Rule

     

    Washington – OSHA has issued a final rule that will require employers to electronically submit worker injury and illness data, which then – in a controversial move – will be made public.

     

    “We expect a simple change to improve safety...

    April 20, 2016

    What is lead poisoning?

    Lead is a toxic metal used in many industries and found in several consumer products. Lead poisoning can occur when lead builds up in the body. No amount of lead in the body is considered safe.

    Am I at risk for lead poisoning?

    Workplace exposu...

    March 22, 2016

    The Ten Dangers of Sleep Deprivation for Workers

     

    1. Decreased communication: 
When workers are tired, they become poor communicators. In one study, researchers noted that sleep deprived individuals drop the intensity of their   voices; pause for long intervals without...

    February 23, 2016

    Fewer Than Half of U.S. Employers Offer Support

    Following Workplace Trauma

     

    U.S. companies spend billions each year to provide wellness initiatives, employee assistance programs and flexible working arrangements for their employees. But according to the results of a new...

    January 22, 2016

    February is American Hearth Month

     

    On average, Americans working full time spend more than one-third of their day, five days per week at the workplace, and 83% of the workforce spends that time in a sedentary job.

    The price of inactivity has greatly contributed to the...

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