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SuperAmerica workers’ concerns fall on deaf ears

SuperAmerica continues to stonewall workers looking to meet with corporate leadership to discuss concerns about low pay, favoritism and poor working conditions.

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OSHA increases focus on safety for construction work in confined spaces

Effective, Monday, August 3, 2015, OSHA issued a new standard for construction work in confined spaces. The new subpart replaces the existing training requirement with a comprehensive program designed to protect employees from the atmospheric and physical hazards associated with working in confined spaces. 378 more words


Inspectors: Tough Conditions For Workers At State Hospital

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) – Inspectors are recommending a buddy system, more training and protective sleeves after finding “workplace violence” among employees who deal with patients at a state psychiatric hospital in Kalamazoo. 91 more words


The Work Is Temporary Not the Workers

By Phil La Duke

I spent the month of October at two different conferences, the National Safety Council in Atlanta and EHS Today’s Leadership Conference and of the several themes to emerge one could not have come through more strongly: OSHA is taking a hard stand on the safety of temporary workers.  1,058 more words


On the job injuries reach lowest level on record in Minnesota

There’s an old saying that “hard work won’t hurt you.” And that seems to be increasingly true in Minnesota.

Workplace injuries last year reached their lowest level since the state began tracking them in 1973, Minnesota’s Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) says. 181 more words


Watch Josh Fox's new short film, Gaswork: The Fight for C.J.'s Law, here

Josh Fox, the creator of Gasland and Gasland 2, has released a new short film on the dangers of fracking jobs. The film is entitled… 354 more words

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What if There Was No OSHA? A Labor Day Tribute to Hardworking Employees and Their Safety

With the recent news trending around the proclamation that  Americans should be working harder and longer, it is sure to strike a reaction in many across the nation, but what about those who are already working 80 hour weeks, breaking their backs to meet production deadlines and output requirements. 226 more words

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