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ACOEM Disappointed DOT Has Withdrawn Proposed Rule to Screen Safety-Sensitive Personnel for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) is disappointed that DOT has withdrawn its proposed rulemaking for the Evaluation of Safety Sensitive Personnel for Moderate-to-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA).

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Occupational Medicine Physicians Honored for Collaborative Leadership

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has awarded its 2017 Health Achievement in Occupational Medicine Award to Richard Heron, MB, and Ron Loeppke, MD, in recognition of their work in establishing the International Occupational Medicine Society Collaborative (IOMSC). The award was presented during ACOEM's 2017 American Occupational Health Conference, being held in Denver through April 26.

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Idaho National Laboratory Receives 2017 Corporate Health Achievement Award

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is the recipient of the 2017 Corporate Health Achievement Award (CHAA), presented annually by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM).

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Online Course Offers Cutting Edge Health and Safety Strategies for Employers

“Fundamentals of Integrated Health and Safety,” a new online course from ACOEM, UL and the UIC School of Public Health, helps employers integrate their health and safety programming in ways that can bolster bottom-line results while improving the health and well being of their workers.

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ACOEM Supports OSHA Rule on Silica Protections

ACOEM applauds rule by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that will better protect workers from hazards of silica exposure.

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ACOEM Urges Congress to Approve Funding for Opioid Abuse Measures

James A. Tacci, MD, JD, President of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), praised passage of the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) and called on Congress to approve funding for opioid abuse measures.

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ACOEM Praises Passage of TSCA Reform Bill

American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) President James A.Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM) today called the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act "a major step forward for health and safety in the workplace.”

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ACOEM Calls for Action to Address Gun Violence Public Health Crisis

ACOEM President James A. Tacci, MD, JD, MPH (FACOEM) called today for a comprehensive national public health response to the growing issue of gun violence.

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Erickson Living Receives ACOEM’s Corporate Health Achievement Award

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) has awarded Erickson Living of Maryland its Corporate Health Achievement Award (CHAA).

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Study Strengthens Link Between Stock Market Performance and Employee Health and Safety Programs

A study utilizing investment simulations for 17 publicly held companies with strong health or safety programs for employees suggests that employers that invest significantly in health and safety programming can outperform other companies in the marketplace. The study, published in this month’s issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM), is featured in a special section highlighting the impact health and safety programs may have on a company’s investment value. The study was sponsored by the UL (Underwriters Laboratories) Integrated Health and Safety Institute.







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