chapter  17
Emerging Issues in Safety
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Safety professionals should always have one eye on the horizon to identify new and emerging trends in the profession, new OSHA standards, and new risks that have not been identified previously. In the safety profession, new “things” are always happening in a wide variety of areas which require careful assessment and analysis in order to properly prepare and protect our company or organization. To this end, below are listed several issues that may have applicability to your company or at least should be “on your radar screen.”