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As you have most likely heard by now, an outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) began in December 2019, and has recently been confirmed in the United States. Read this article for some helpful resources for this quickly evolving issue. 

The Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Company (PacSci EMC) team in Chandler, Arizona has two immediate EHS openings on their team. They are searching for someone who is looking for a leadership role at a VPP Star site. In addition to the Manager position, PacSci EMC is also looking for an EHS engineer. 

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Setting Examples & Safety Standards As A Nonprofit

OSHA has begun paying closer attention to worker safety with nonprofit organizations in the last few years, awarding nearly $11 million to help high-risk workers. Safety standards have begun to shift to having heavier regulations more akin to for-profit companies, helping to protect those in the employ of nonprofits. As some adopt new health and safety models to work towards a safer work environment, there’s always more to be done. The United States is home to as many as 1,500,000 nonprofits, a number that grows with each passing day. But with nearly three million workplace injuries registered, how can nonprofits set the benchmark for safety standards?