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Facility noncompliance leads to fatality

October 28, 2014 //

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating an industrial company after one of its employees was killed while on the job.

ESG issues becoming more important

October 21, 2014 //

Drawn to sustainability measures for their cost-saving potential and appeal to consumers, more companies are employing green energy strategies and are working to ensure contractors throughout their supply chains use environmentally friendly strategies.

UK may streamline chemical regulations

September 08, 2014 //

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the United Kingdom's national health and safety regulator, has proposed to make changes to chemical legislation that could affect thousands of workers and companies currently working with such substances.

OSHA cites Timken for safety violations

September 05, 2014 //

The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently cited manufacturer Timken for safety violations that put workers at risk.

EPA enforcement leads to fines for noncompliant businesses

September 02, 2014 //

Due to government regulations and company-specific corporate social responsibility policies, sustainability is becoming more important for many businesses.

Apple manufacturer Foxconn may be in violation of health and safety regulations

August 30, 2014 //

After a string of suicides and protests at its Foxconn factory in China, technology giant Apple voiced its commitment to corporate social responsibility and a determination to rid its supply chain of unethical or dangerous practices.

Increase in chemical manufacturing could lead to more contractor screening

August 27, 2014 //

A recent report from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) revealed that natural gas output from shale in the U.S. could result in a more active and competitive chemical industry, as natural gas is a vital component in the production of many products.

EPA tightens soot rule

August 24, 2014 //

The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a new standard for soot pollution, which will require industries to make significant changes in order to comply with the revised rule.

UN regulations may change sustainability requirements

August 21, 2014 //

The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) has developed a new council that will serve to guide the international community in developing environmental goals and creating more sustainability measures.

Cadmium concerns prompt OSHA to release new tool

August 18, 2014 //

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a tool that aims to help protect workers from cadmium exposure.

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