BLR News

8/15/2003 and training for safety professionals.

Old Saybrook, CT – August 15, 2003 – If anyone in a company deserves pity, it might be the safety officer. Keeping up with the ever-growing number and complexity of government safety regulations is just part of the job. There's also the headache of getting employees to understand and follow safety rules and procedures. Throw in the task of enlisting management support for safety, and you've got some beleaguered professionals.

Until now.

Business & Legal Reports, the nationally recognized legal publisher with more than 25 years of experience in helping businesses comply with the law, is proud to announce the launch of, a subscription-based Web site that gives safety professionals all the compliance and training solutions they need, for a great price.

Located at, the site makes compliance easier by giving plain-English analysis of regulations - federal or state, final or proposed. Daily news articles explain the very latest developments. And when it comes to training, the site offers a wide range of tools in various formats, including PowerPoint presentations, handouts, quizzes, clip art, and more. All can be downloaded and customized. builds on the success of the Safety and Health Web Center at and of, a division of BLR. Current subscribers to SafetyNext will be converted subscribers.

"Our customers have been telling us for some time that they would like online access to BLR's pre-written safety meetings and PowerPoint presentations," said BLR President Bob Brady. "We are extremely pleased to announce as a time-saving and convenient way for busy safety managers to improve OSHA compliance and training in their organizations."

Visitors to the site may view and sample some of the content. Paid subscribers, along with those taking free trial subscriptions, get access to all of the content. Site licenses are and multi-user discounts available.

About BLR
BLR is a nationally recognized publisher of understandable and affordable information on regulatory and legal compliance. Based in Old Saybrook, Conn., it publishes approximately 250 books, newsletters, booklets, and CD-ROM products serving professionals in human resources, safety and health, and environmental management. For more information and a free catalog, call 1-800-727-5257 or visit

BLR Vice President John Brady
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