Safety Council of Greater St. Louis Offering Defensive Driving Instructor Course

The St. Louis Safety Council of Greater St. Louis is offering an instructor development class for their defensive driving course.  Click here for the event flyer.

New ASSE Publication: Best Practices in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Management

Best Practices in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Management draws on both volumes of The Safety Professionals Handbook, Second Edition, Best Practices in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Management is a peer-reviewed reference, grounded in the real-world experience of the authors. The information is based on the best references available and the extensive bibliographies provide a foundation for further research. Like the Handbook, this book discusses those programs and issues of most concern to OH&S managers, including risk assessment and hazard control, and safety and health training. This scope, together with the in-depth, well-documented discussion of best practices, results in a practical and valuable resource for managers.

 

Save the date! June 5th ASSE Golf Outing at Forest Park

Mark your calendars for June 5, the day of our annual golf outing.  This year the event will be held at the Forest Park Golf course.

St. Louis Chapter members speak out against OSHA’s proposed rule regarding electronic tracking of injuries.

Two members of the St. Louis Chapter of ASSE have had their comments posted on the Electronic Tracking of Injuries and Illnesses Docket.

Here are the links to the posts:

Burney Baggett’s post – http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=OSHA-2013-0023-0197

Tom Lawrence’s post – http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=OSHA-2013-0023-0201

Thanks to both of you for being outspoken on this issue and taking your time to present your views!

MSA Issues an Inspection Advisory for Fall Protection Equipment with Yoke Snaphooks

MSA Inspection Advisory – Yoke Snaphooks

http://media.msanet.com/advisor/13048-03%28inspection%20advisory%29.pdf