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12 December 2015
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    Posted by Janet Fyock on August 9, 2018 at 2:10 pm

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  • ACOEM Expresses Concerns to EPA Regarding Agency’s Proposed Rule on Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science
    Posted by Marianne Dreger on July 24, 2018 at 5:56 pm

    ACOEM Offers to Assist DOL with Review of Workers' Comp Systems ACOEM is an organization of more than 4,000 occupational physicians and other health care professionals, which provides leadership to promote optimal health and safety of workers, workplaces, and environments. Work fitness and disability management is a core competency of occupational medicine. Occupational physicians have become the nation’s leading experts in the complex interplay of factors that affect health in the workplace, helping organizations of all kinds ensure the health of their employees. Read Mor […]

  • ACOEM Urges DOT to Rescind Portion of Final Rule on Drug-Testing Procedures
    Posted by Marianne Dreger on July 20, 2018 at 7:57 pm

    ACOEM Supports CDC’s Recommendations on Opioid Use to Treat Chronic Non-cancer Pain The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) supports the CDC’s 12 proposed recommendations for the safer and more effective use of opioids for chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) and the rationales supporting them. Read Mor […]

  • ACOEM Applauds Proposed Legislation to Combat Opioid Epidemic
    Posted by Marianne Dreger on July 20, 2018 at 7:51 pm

    ACOEM Urges FMCSA to Withdraw Proposed CMV Medication Form ACOEM has long been a proponent of FMCSA providing appropriate tools for use by those medical examiners with appropriate training and knowledge to determine the medical fitness of the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver. The proposed Medication Form, however, falls far short of being able to adequately assess whether a driver will be impaired by medications or an underlying medical condition. Read Mor […]

  • ACOEM Comments to FDA on Opioid Prescribing Activity
    Posted by Marianne Dreger on July 20, 2018 at 7:48 pm

    ACOEM Comments on Proposed Revisions to OSHA Safety and Health Program Management Guidelines Overall, ACOEM applauds OSHA’s efforts to strengthen workplace preventive efforts, and recognizes the importance of systematic planning and high-level management support for key elements of successful preventive programs, including employer affirmation of the importance of safety and health, a clear system of accountability, ongoing surveillance for potential workplace hazards, skilled investigation of workplace injuries and “near misses,” engagement of workers in setting workplace health and safety policies, effective training, and careful attention to the control or elimination of identified risks. Read Mor […]

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