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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

Retail Services

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

Ergonomic Tips

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

{Summary of remarks at The Battle of Homestead Foundation screening of “Gaswork” by Josh Fox on August 25, 2016} 1,179 more words

Farm Workers Help Design 4 New Heat Illness Prevention Videos

The California Heat Illness Prevention Study (CHIPS) is proud to present 4 new Spanish-language educational videos on:

  1.            Heat and Humidity Index
  2.            Importance of Water, Shade, and Rest…
  3. 181 more words
Worker Safety

Gig economy workers injured on the job should get workers’ comp protections

“On demand” or “gig economy” jobs are among the most dangerous jobs in the United States. Many on-demand businesses, however, have figured out how to avoid responsibility for worker safety and workers’ compensation—simply by labeling their workers as “independent contractors” who are supposedly in business for themselves. 576 more words