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Surge Protectors Recalled Due to Fire Hazard


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Recalled LED Panel Mount Poses Injury Hazard

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LED Lamps Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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Recalled Office Chairs Can Break In Use

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Heat Detectors Recalled For Failing To Detect Heat

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Recalled Power Receptacles Pose Burn Hazard

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Multiple Failures Prompt Utility Vehicle Recall

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FM Perspectives: Coronavirus Has Silicon Valley In Shut-Down Mode

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Portable Generator Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Heat Pumps Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Utility Vehicles Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Parking Garage Barriers Fail to Prevent Six-Story Plunge

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Faulty Brake Line Leads to Utility Vehicle Recall

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Leaky Cans Prompt Wood and Masonry Coating Recall

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Mold, PCB Endanger Students in School Facilities

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Heat Pumps Recalled After Catching on Fire

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Lawn Mower Engines Recalled for Fire/Burn Hazard

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Recalled UV Water Treatment System Poses Shock Hazard

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Golf Cars Can Catch on Fire, Prompting Recall

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Mowers Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Floor Boxes Recalled Due to Risk of Fire 

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Height-Adjustable Desks Recalled Due to Shock Hazard

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Ceiling-Mounted Speakers Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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How To Protect Against Electric Shock Drowning

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Preparing For An OSHA Site Visit

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Understanding OSHA and Mitigating Risks

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Pendant Lighting Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Avoiding Flooring Hazards and Complying with OSHA

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Recalled Zero-Turn Mowers Pose Fire Hazard

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RECALL: Riding Mowers Pose a Fire Hazard

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Can Catch Fire

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Open Flames in the Office? Magazine Says Yes

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RECALL: Drill Poses Shock Hazard

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RECALL: Mowers and Compact Tractors Pose Burn Hazards

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RECALL: Playground Equipment Poses Strangulation Hazard

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Pose Crash Hazard

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Worker’s Death Highlights Safety Measures

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RECALL: Step Machine Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Resilient Buildings: Congress Takes a Closer Look

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RECALL: Utility Vehicles Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Asbestos Returning Under Trump’s EPA?

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RECALL: Elliptical Trainer Can Catch Fire

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NFPA Expands Onsite Battery Safety Training; New Standard Coming

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Recall: Ladder Can Break While in Use

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Recall: Downlight Poses Shock Hazard

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Recall: LED Tube Lamp Poses Electrocution Hazard

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RECALL: Automatic Transfer Switch Can Overheat

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RECALL: Beverage Dispenser Poses Burn Hazard

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RECALL: Smoke Alarms May Not Detect Smoke

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RECALL: Rooftop Units Pose Fire Hazard

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RECALL: PTACs Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Brakes Can Fail

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Disaster Preparedness: A Dollar in Time Saves Six Down the Line

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RECALL: Chair Poses Fall Hazard

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RECALL: Gasoline Engines Pose Fire Hazard

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RECALL: Recessed Can Lights Pose Shock Hazard

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RECALL: Water Fountains Pose Shock Hazard

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RECALL: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

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Product Selection Criteria: Performance Transparency, Sustainable Materials

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RECALL: Solar-Powered Charging Stations Can Pose Impact Hazard

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Recalled Due to Rollover Hazard

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Train Derailment Highlights Importance of All-Hazards Planning

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RECALL: Riding Mower Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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The Risk of Arc Flash: How to Design for a Safer Workplace

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Recall: Light Fixture Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Brake Failure Causes Crash Hazard

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PTACs Recall Expanded Due to Fire Hazard

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Solar Panels Recalled Due to Risk of Fire Hazard

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Solar Panel Connectors Recalled Due to Shock Hazard

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

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To Procure Green Labs, Start With Product Selection

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Recall: Metal Halide Lamps Can Explode

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Pose Burn/Fire Hazard

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Recall: Playground Slide Can Amputate Fingers

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Chair Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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Luminaire Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

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Door Lock Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard

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Guide for Improving School Safety Available

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OSHA: Standards, Systems and Safety

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OSHA Update: Workplace Safety Changes for 2016

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OSHA Revises Labeling and Signage Requirements

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OSHA Revisions to Improve Regulatory Compliance

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Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

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Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

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Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

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Resources for Fire Safety in Green Buildings

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Minimize Fire Protection Costs Through Design

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OSHA Outlook: Hazardous Chemicals Receiving Closer Attention

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PPE: Providing Protection, Keeping Workers Safe

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Important PPE Issues Associated With Electrical Hazards

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Most PPE Equipment Associated With Grounds Work

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In a Blink, Arc Flash Can Kill or Maim Workers and Damage Property

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How to Analyze Your Arc Flash Risk

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Fire Safety and Prevention in Data Centers

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Green Building Design Can Pose Fire Safety Challenges

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Hazmat Management: A Nine-Step Program

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Hazmat: Steps for Effective Materials Management

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Hazmat Management: Review Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

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Personal Protective Equipment: OSHA's Stricter Enforcement

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Hazmat: Eliminate Hazardous-Waste Streams

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Hazmat Management: International System Targets Labels, MSDS

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Protecting Against Electrical Hazards

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Worker Safety: The 10 Most Common OSHA Violations

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Worker Safety: Protect Against Electrical Hazards

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Hazmat Management Starts with an Inventory

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Hazmat Management: Containers Key to Technician Safety

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Hazardous Materials: Common Storage Problems

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Hazardous Materials: Recordkeeping Meets EPA Requirements

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EPA Guidance Targets PCBs in Caulk in K-12 Schools

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Keys to Managing Flammable Materials

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Determine a Hierarchy for Managing Hazardous Materials

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Five Ways To Reduce Waste in Commercial Buildings

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Compliance Considerations for Managing Hazardous Materials

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EPA Settles Asbestos Cases with Maryland Schools

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Large-loss Fires Swell in 2007, Report Finds

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EPA Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives

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EPA Offers New Owners Incentives To Audit

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Hazmat: Common Waste Streams

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Fire: The Human Factor

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EPA Settles with Railroad on Disposal of Fluorescent Lamps

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Electronic Waste: Reuse, Recycle, or Dispose?

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EPA Settles Over Asbestos Violations in S.F. Schools

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Asbestos Supervisor Sentenced for Illegal Asbestos Removal at School

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EPA Settlement Promotes Green Chemistry in School

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Hazardous Materials: Risky Business, Safe Solutions

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Study: Hospital Chemical Exposures Affect Workers’ Health

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Joint Commission Seeks Comment on Revised Standards

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Abandoned Cabling Increases Fire Risk

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Prescription for Hospital Health

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The CMMS-Hazmat Connection

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Training Spotlight: Hazardous Materials

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Hazmat Management: Tools of the Trade

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Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Safety

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Report: Building Retrofits Reduce Risk from Chemical, Biological Hazards

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Hazmat: Compliance Considerations

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Out-of-Sight Fire Hazards

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Hazmat Management Matters

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Make a List, Check it Twice

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Lamps: Beyond the End of Life

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Training Spotlight: HazMat Management

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Hazardous Matters

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EPA Cracks Down on Campuses

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Looking for the Next Mercury

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Chemical Concerns

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Grounds for Safety

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Maintenance Bulletin

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The EPA on Campus