New Campbell report looks at reducing serious injuries and fatalities on the job.

A new report from the Campbell Institute released during the 2018 National Safety Council Congress and Expo, the world’s largest annual gathering of safety professionals, takes an in-depth look at serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace and illustrates a new prevention model suggested by safety experts in recent years. Over the past two decades, the U.S. has seen enormous gains in workplace safety, according to the report, titled Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention: Perspectives and Practices. The gains in safety are illustrated by the total recordable incident rate, which…

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American Humane’s New Impact Report Details Global Efforts in Protecting World’s Animals

American Humane, the country’s first national humane organization, has released its annual Impact Report, detailing major victories and advances made over the past 12 months in furthering its 141-year-old mission of ensuring the safety, welfare and well-being of animals, as well as promoting and nurturing the life-changing, life-saving bonds between animals and people. The report is available here. In just the past year, American Humane programs directly touched the lives of some 1 billion animals around the globe – more than any other humane group of its kind – and…

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Brady Campaign Releases “Real NRA Annual Report”

As the National Rifle Association begins its 2018 convention, a new report from the Brady Campaign and Center to Prevent Gun Violence details what the NRA has done in the last year, juxtaposed against shockingly frequent shooting incidents. They claim the report, the NRA’s extremism, knee-jerk opposition to life-saving gun reforms, and newly-revealed Russian connections are costing it clout and credibility after an agonizing year of deadly shooting rampages. In month-by-month detail, the report documents how the NRA reacted to so many high-profile mass shootings, namely by doubling down on…

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Gender pay reporting for PR professionals – new CIPR guidance

The Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) and Women in PR (WIPR) have published new guidance to help public relations professionals calculate and communicate data on gender pay. The CIPR’s State of the Profession research recently exposed an average pay gap of £11,156 in favour of men in public relations. Further calculations – removing factors that influence salaries such as part-time work – revealed the true gender pay gap rose from £5,784 to £6,725 between 2016 and 2017. The new guidance, published today, is designed to equip PR professionals with the knowledge and confidence to lead…

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Half of plant and animal species at risk from climate change in world’s most important natural places

Up to half of plant and animal species in the world’s most naturally rich areas, such as the Amazon and the Galapagos, could face local extinction by the turn of the century due to climate change if carbon emissions continue to rise unchecked. Even if the Paris Climate Agreement 2°C target is met, these places could lose 25 percent of their species according to a landmark new study by the University of East Anglia, the James Cook University, and WWF. “Hotter days, longer periods of drought, and more intense storms…

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