By Brent I. ClarkAdam R. Young, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released its Behind the Wheel at Work Newsletter with the “latest news from the NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety.”   

We have blogged previously that NIOSH, in its Science Blog, has related that
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By Brent I. Clark and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released its results from a study conducted in 2016 and 2017 that looked at safety programs developed to prevent motor vehicle crashes.

The study included four focus groups conducted with thirty-three managers of employees that drive for work. The
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By James L. Curtis

In the wake of the unfortunate fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas last week, the approximately forty other fertilizer plants and approximately 6,000 other facilities that store and mix fertilizer across the nation should brace themselves for greater OSHA and EPA oversight and significant penalties for even minor infractions, totally unrelated to explosion hazards. 

The federal

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