In This Issue
  • 2017 National Safety Stand-Down to Stop Fall Fatalities and Injuries
Safety Industry & Member News
Washington Update 
Emerging PPE & Global News
  • The Right to a Safe Workplace (Bangladesh)
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)'s annual Safety Stand-Down initiative to prevent falls in construction is set for May 8-12, 2017. 


The action could be a precursor to publication of a new proposed rule more favorable to 
industry organizations. At the same time, the rule may not reduce exposure to beryllium 
as much as the previous regulation, which was estimated to prevent 94 worker deaths per 

In introductory remarks, R. Alexander Acosta noted the importance of good, safe jobs and said he considers job safety "incredibly important." 

An Essex County, NJ, jury awarded a local construction worker $2 million in response to 
claims that a serious eye injury occurred when a nail gun misfired on a residential framing 
job in October 2012, leaving the worker "industrially blind" in one eye,  according to


294 workers were killed while 101 workers were grievously injured in the first three months 
of this year is not a shock. 

Thank you MID Readers!  ISEA Earns 2016 Constant Contact All Star Award
The annual award recognizes the most successful 10 percent of Constant Contact's customer base, based on their significant achievements using email marketing to engage their customer base and  drive results for their organization during the prior year. 

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