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Online course provides safety training for young Oregon workers

Young workers across Oregon have a new tool to stay safe while on the job: online safety awareness training.

Created by the nonprofit Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition, the interactive training program — accessible by smartphone and tablet — covers everything from finding and controlling hazards, and young worker rights and responsibilities to how to speak up for safety and how to prepare for emergencies at work. 17 more words

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Four Florida contractors hit with fines after death at construction site

The death of a construction worker in Kendall this summer led the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to hit four construction firms with more than $90,000 in fines. 113 more words


Elizabeth J. Rakis

Title: 1) Founder, President 2) Chief Executive Officer
Company: 1) J&L Services Inc. 2) Fine Line Innovative Products LLC
Location: Monee, IL United States… 202 more words


Chinese Factory Accused Of Labor Violations Loses Disney Contract

“Dongguan Qing Xi Juantiway Plastic Factory” isn’t a household name, but you’d probably recognize the products it made for the world’s largest entertainment company: the factory was one of thousands making official products featuring Disney characters. 191 more words

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How Did "Ergonomics" Come About?

October has been designated as National Ergonomics Month to help make workers and employers more aware of the importance of workplace ergonomics.

What is Ergonomics? Ergonomics is the study of the kind of work you do, the environment you work in, and the tools you use to do your job. 278 more words

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Health screenings test, educate sheet metal workers leading up to Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Health screenings take place Sept. 23; Mesothelioma Awareness Day is Sept. 26

The Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust (SMOHIT), the health and safety arm of the unionized sheet metal, air conditioning and welding industry, will host a free health screening tomorrow (Friday, Sept. 188 more words


Fracking: Health Effects and Worker Safety

Fracking: Health Effects and Worker Safety

By Patricia M. DeMarco

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