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  • Network with industry peers at George Washington's Mount Vernon Mansion
  • White House Briefing and Tour (to be confirmed)
  • "An Update on DC Politics" with Amy Walter, political analyst, National Editor of The Cook Political Report, past Political Director of ABC News
  • "Update on Transportation Construction Policy" with Jimmy Christianson, Vice President of Government Relations for AGC of America
  • "New Tax Law" with Kenneth Kies, Managing Director of the Federal Policy Group, former Chief of Staff of the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation
  • "Nexus of National Security and Global Trade" Panel with Linda Dempsey, Vice President, International Economic Affairs, National Association of Manufacturers; and Samuel Visner, Director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center (NCF), MITRE
  • "Town Hall Meeting" with Howard Dean, former DNC Chairman and Governor, presidential candidate; and Steve Schmidt, political strategist and advisor to the 2008 presidential campaign of Senator John McCain 
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"This initiative is a direct effort to fill the void in guidance on dropped object incidents, 
which have continued to rise in recent years," Boake Paugh, president of West Coast 
Corporation and a member of ISEA's Dropped Object Prevention Group.

Safety+Health spoke to John Raimondi, marketing manager for Cranberry Township, PA-based  MSA, about what's new in the respiratory field, how workers can avoid misuse and 
what's important to remember.

"We're trying to do our part to help worksites stay ahead of the curve and set a higher 
standard," said Tom Votel, president & CEO, Ergodyne." And with a new dropped objects 
standard forthcoming, educating work crews on solutions like these is only going to become 
more important."

Test your knowledge of personal protective equipment by taking this quiz.

The growing problem of illicitly produced opioid drugs is not only impacting users. Police and rescue crews also face increasing risks when responding to calls.


NAHB called on OSHA to expand its small business compliance assistance to help home 
builders and other small business owners improve the safety of their operations.

Employers are caught in the middle of this debate, as they often must resolve the issue of 
whether employees with concealed carry permits should be allowed to carry their firearms 
at work. 

"This settlement confirms that the company acknowledges the necessity of improving safety 
and health practices, as well as fostering a culture that supports safety among employees," 
said OSHA Regional Administrator Robert D. Kulick.


SuperFabric is a highly durable, yet very flexible fabric developed out of the need for safety 
gloves for surgeons.


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For policy related questions, please contact Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.

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