A manufacturer of surgical gowns faces a lawsuit that claims the company knew its product failed impermeability tests for blood and microbes. The lawsuit seeks class action status and more than $500 million in damages.
Law firm Eagan Avenatti filed the lawsuit in a Los Angeles court against Kimberly-Clark Corp.
The suit alleges the company knew [...]
Fact: The last time the U.S. had a Republican Congress and Democratic President (1999-2000), OSHA’s budget actually went up. How did that happen? And, could it happen again?
Here is OSHA’s budget trajectory from 1998 to 2001:
1998: $370 million
1999: $384 million
2000: $408 million
2001: $455 million.
From 1998 to 2001, that’s a 23% increase.
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This week I attended EH&S Today magazine’s Safety Leadership Conference, which may be, by the way, the best kept secret in safety conferences, but an outstanding place to hear from thought leaders in safety talk in depth about some of the emerging challenges to safety. I was, for a change, an attendee and except for [...]
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Hearing Conservation and Safety DVD
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Hearing Conservation and Safety Refresher Training DVD
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