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University of Maryland releases report on hydraulic fracturing

University of Maryland releases report on hydraulic fracturing

Posted on August 21st, 2014 by Dakota Software Staff

The University of Maryland released a study on hydraulic fracturing's effect on worker safety in that state, according to The State Journal. The report states there are many health risks...

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EPA Establishes Requirements for Cooling Water Intake Structures at Existing Facilities and Amend Requirements at Phase I (New) Facilities

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by Ann Rippe

Action Forcing ChangeSummary: EPA is promulgating new regulations for cooling water intake structures at existing facilities and amending the requirements for Phase I (new) facilities. The rule revises portions...

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OSHA Proposes to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by Ann Rippe

Proposed Rule ChangeSummary: OSHA has issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the proposed rule for electronic reporting of injuries and illnesses published on November 8, 2013 (78...

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New safety regulations for coal mines

New safety regulations for coal mines

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by Dakota Software Staff

The new rules regarding safety compliance for coal dust have taken effect as of Aug. 1, according to The Hill. The Mine Safety and Health Administration had finalized its...

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USDA changes its regulations on poultry processing

USDA changes its regulations on poultry processing

Posted on August 11th, 2014 by Dakota Software Staff

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided not to increase the maximum allowable speed of poultry lines, according to Safety and Health Magazine. As a result, the maximum number...

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