Articles on Occupational Safety and Health
Published in the International Bi-Monthly Newsletter,
Wood Machining News, 1984-2015
Ryszard Szymani, Ph.D., Editor/Publisher

· New Table Saw With The Active Response Technology™ REAXX. WMN, July/August 2015, page 3.

· Safety Issues in Sawmills in California and Oregon – Part 3. WMN, March/April 2015, page 2.

· Dudley Lumber Company Safety Issues and Safety Issues in Sawmills in California. Part 2. WMN, January/February 2014, page 2.

· Recognizing Hazards and Combustible Dust Hazards,WMN, July/August 2014, page 2.

· Lockout & Tagout: How to Safeguard Your Employees and Avoid Costly Citations and Penalties, WMN, May/June 2013, page 3.

· New Saw Blades (SuperSilent) from AKE Knebel GmbH, WMN, May/June 2013, page 3.

· Safety Issues in Sawmills in California, WMN, March/April 2013, page 2

· Update on Table Saw Safety, WMN, November/December 2012, page 3.

· Faulty Switch for a Band Saw Motor in Burns Lake Sawmill Causes Fire Which Kills 2 and Injures 19 Workers,WMN, July/August 2012, p. 3.

· Lion Technology Prepares Industry for New HazCom Standard with Monthly Web Seminars, WMN, March/April 2012, page 3.

· DeWalt Power Saw with Riving Knife, WMN, January/February 2012, page 2-3.

· OSHA 2011 Inspection Plan, WMN, November/December, 2011, page 1.

· American Patent Act Reform, WMN, September/October, 2011, page 1.

· OSHA to Define New Standards for Handling Industrial and Wood Dust, WMN, March/April 2011, page 2.

· Woodworking Safety Issues in Europe, WMN, January/February, 2011, page 3.

· Industrial Dust and Wood Dust, WMN, November/December 2010, page 2.

· WhirlwindTM – Table Saw Emergency Blade Brake, WMN, November/December 2010, page 3.

· U.S. Workers Risking Injury by not Wearing Required Safety Equipment, WMN, September/October, 2010, page 2.

· OSHA’S Significant Enforcement Effort in 2010, WMN, May/June 2010, page 3.

· U.S. Workers Taking Chances with Safety by Not Wearing PPE, WMN, September/October 2009, page 3.

· Machine Safeguarding During Planing and Molding Operations, WMN, September/October 2009, page 3.

· Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009, WMN, July/August, 2009, page 3.

· PROTOOL UniverS Sword Saw and Portable Power Saw with Riving Knife, WMN, May/June 2009, page 3.

· Annual U.S. Litigation Trends Survey, WMN, November/December 2008, page 2.

· Raimann SafetyPlus New Gang Ripsaw Anti-kickback System, WMN, November/December 2008, page 3.

· National Survey of American Workers’ Attitudes on Safety Issues, WMN, September/October 2008, page 3.

· A New Safety System Using 3D Imaging Technology, WMN, September/October 2008, page 3.

· IAPA Small Business Safety Calculator, WMN, May/June 2008, page 3.

· SawStop wins WMIA’s Partner-of-the-Year Award, WMN, May/June 2008, page.3

· Violation of Intellectual Property Rights at Trade Fairs, WMN, January/February 2008, page 1.

· OSHA Issues New Combustible Dust Instruction, WMN, January/February 2008, page 2.

· Portable Power Saws with Retractable Riving Knife, WMN, November/December 2007, page 3.

· OSHA Free Consultation Service, WMN, November/December 2007, page 2.

· DOE Launches Online Patent Search Tool, WMN, September/October 2007, page 3.

· 85 Percent of Safety Professionals Surveyed at NSC Congress: Top Workplace Safety Issues and Survey Methodology, WMN, September/October 2007, page 2.

· The New Pull-Push Table Saw ERIKA 85 Ec, WMN, July/August 2007, page 3.

· Circular Saw Design with High Noise Reduction, WMN, July/August 2007, page 3.

· Combating Intellectual Property Theft, Copyright Infringement and Organized Piracy, WMN, March/April 2007, page 2.

· SierraPine Wins Industry Safety Award, WMN January/February 2007, page 3.

· Solutions in Safety Through Technology: ASSE Fall Symposium. WMN September/October 2006, page 1.

· Safety Issues with Multiple Rip Sawing Machines and Table Saws: Use of Workpiece Anti-Kickback Fingers. WMN January/February 2006, page 2

· Safeguarding of Table Saws – Shortcomings of Splitter and Blade Guard Assembly, WMN, November/December, 2005, page 2-3.

· Safety Issues: Product Liability Defenses – An Update on Warning Labels, WMN, September/October 2005, page 2

· Most Dangerous Jobs, WMN, September/October 2005, page 3.

· Revised Safety Requirements for Woodworking Machinery – ANSI 01.1 – 2004 Now Available, WMN May/June 2005, page 3

· Chain Saws Voluntary Standards are Curbing Injuries, WMN March/April 2005, page 3

· Safety in the Wood Products Industry, WMN, November/December 2004, page 3

· AWI Honors 22 Members for Exemplary Safety, WMN November/December 2004,
page 2

· Safety Issues: Safe Design and Operation of Portable Circular Power Saws Part 2, WMN, March/April 2004, page 3

· Safety Issues: Safe Design and Operation of Portable Circular Power Saws, Part 1, WMN, January/February 2004, page 3

· Environmental Compliance Tool for Builders, WMN, September/October 2003, page 3

· Young and New Worker Safety Initiatives, WMN, September/October 2003, page 2

· SUVA Safety Equipment, WMN May/June 2003, page 3

· Wood Dust Added to Cancer List, WMN, January/February 2003, page 3

· Ergonomics Debate Resurfaces and OSHA Requirements Now in Spanish, January/February 2003, page 2

· Recall of Black & Decker Firestorm and Quantum Pro Drill/Drivers and Ryobi Recalls Circular Saw Lower Blade Guard, WMN, November/December 2002, page 3

· OSHA’S New Ergonomics Guidelines, WMN, November/December 2002, page 3

· New AWI Safety Solutions CD, WMN, September/October 2002, page 2

· Common Dust Collection Mistakes and Remedies, September/October 2002, page 3

· The Cutting Edge of Safety Video, WMN, January/February 2002, page 2

· Safety Issues of Portable Power Saws, WMN, November/December 2001, page 3

· OSHA Record Keeping Program from Summit Training Source, Inc., WMN, July/August 2001, page 2

· Underwriters Laboratories &UL) Standards for Safety Catalog, WMN, July/August 2001, page 2

· American National Standards for Safety Signs, WMN, July/August 2005, 2

· URGRAD, A Secured Radio-Controlled Emergency Stop System, WMN, July/August 2000, page 3

· Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAWS), WMN July-August 2001, page 3

· Online Access to ASME Codes and Standards, WMN November/December 2000, page 2

· OSHA’s Logging Safety on Internet, WMN, November/December 2000, page 2

· Laser Safety Training Course. WMN, November/December 2000, page 3

· SawStopTM Safety Brake System, WMN, September/October 2000, page 3

· Office Ergonomics: Safety by Design, WMN, September/October 2000, page 2

· OSHA’s New Ergonomics Guidelines and Ryobi Recalls Circular Saw Lower Blade Guard, Wood Machining News, November/December 2002, page 3.

· OSHA Record Keeping Program from Summit Training Source, Inc. and a general article on Underwriters Laboratories Standards and American National Standards for Safety Signs from Wood Machining News, July/August, 2001, page 2.

· In Questions and Answers, page 3 of WMN, September/October 2000, the two last paragraphs discuss the ANSI 01.1-1992 standard and European standards.

· Videos on Ergonomic: Ergonomic Safety and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, WMN, July/August 2000, page 3

· Grinding Fluid Which Reduces Cobalt Leaching from Carbide Tools, WMN March/April 2000, page 2

· Videos on Ergonomics, WMN July/August 2000, page 3

· Predictive Maintenance Software Upgrade, WMN, January/February 2000, page 2

· Safety Training Programs Catalog on CD-ROM, November/December 1999, page 3

· Study on Health Effects of Wood Dust, WMN November/December 1999, page 2

· U.S. National Safety Council Catalog, WMN, September/October 1999, page 2

· New Video Helps Employers Meet OSHA Requirements, WMN, July/August 1999, page 3

· Standards Development on the Internet, WMN, July/August 1999, page 3

· Standards Developments on the Internet and New Video Helps Employers Meet OSHA Requirements, WMN, July/August 1999, page 3
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· Book Review, Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health, Second Edition, WMN, March/April, 1999, page 3

· Video Training Course on Machine Guarding, WMN, January/February 1999, page 2

· Carpal Tunnel Video for Training Workers, WMN, January/February 1999, page 3

· New Dust Collection System and Diagnostic Panel, WMN, November/December 1998, page 2

· Tyler Machinery Gang Ripsaw Safety Test Strips. WMN, September/October 1998, page 2

· Wood Dust Exposure and Worker Health Study, WMN, September/October 1998, page 2

· Sawing with Sound Control Maximat System, WMN, September/October 1998, page 1

· ASTM Develops Innovative System for On-Line Standards Development, WMN March/April 1998, page 3

· New CSI Software Automatically Establishes Alarm Limits, WMN September/October 1997, page 2

· Effects of Exposure to Cobalt During Maintenance of Stellite and Tungsten Carbide Tipped Saws, WMN, March/April 1997, page 3

· Safety in Wood Processing: Are you in Compliance?, WMN January/February 1997, page 2

· Woodshop Dust Control by Sandor Nagyszalanczy, Book Review, January/February 1997, page 3

· Electronic Motor Starter-Brake with Access Limiter, WMN September/October 1995, page 3.

· Highlights of Ligna Hanover ’95: The New Generation of Low-Noise Saw Blades, WMN May/June 1995, page 2.

· ISO 9000 Employee Training, January/February 1995, page 3

· Short Course on Compliance with New EC Product Regulations, November/December 1994, page 1

· Tool Crush Monitoring System, WMN November/December 1994, page 3

· Caution about the Anti-Kickback Saw Blades: Saw Blades with Chip Limiters, WMN July/August 1994, page 3

· ANSI Publishes Revised Standard for Woodworking Machinery and Readers Questions addresses OSHA and ANSI 01.1 -1992 Standard, WMN, January/February 1994, page 3

· Safety Requirements for Woodworking Machines: Approval of New U.S. Standard, WMN November/December 1992, page 3

· OSHA Proposes Ergonomics Standard, WMN November/December 1992, page 2

· New OSHA Publications, July/August 1992, page 3

· G-Series Short Stop ElectronicTM Motor Brakes, July/August 1992, page 3

· ISO 9000 Quality Assurance Standards, WMN, March/April 1992, page 2

· Highlights of Ligna Hanover ’91: Low Noise Circular Saws, WMN, May/June 1991, page 2

· Wood Machining Defects: Their Causes and Possible Remedies, Part 1, WMN, January/February, 1991, page 3

· Wood Machining Defects: Their Causes and Possible Remedies, Part 2: Raised Grain, WMN March/April 1991, page 3

· Dust Control with Anti-Static Abrasive Belts, November/December 1990, page 2

· Product Design and Manufacture 1992 Compliance with Standards and EC Requirements, September/October 1990, page 2

· Quiet Tooth Cutterhead System from Newman & Whitney, WMN, July/August 1990, page 3

· Conference on Health Issues in the Forest Products Industry, September/October 1989, page 1.

· Repetitive Motion Injury, WMN, November/December 1989, page 2

· Low-noise Circular Saw Blade from Leitz, September/October 1989, page 2

· Management Guidelines on Product Liability, September/October 1989, page 3

· New Exposure Limits for Wood Dust, WMN, March/April 1989, page 2

· Training Course for OSHA Compliance, WMN, January/February 1989, page 1

· Chain Saw “Kickback” Amendment, WMN, September/October 1984, page 3

· Safeguarding Woodworking Machines and Worker Safety, WMN, March/April 1986, page 2-3.

· ANSI Safety Requirements for Chain Saws Published, WMN, November/December 1986, page 3

· Health Effects of Wood Dust, WMN, January/February 1985, page 2

· Chain Saw “Kickback” Amendment, WMN September/October, 1984, page 3

· Low-Noise Laminated Circular Saws, WMN, January/February 1984, page 4