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Researchers link meeting corporate earnings goals to worker injuries

A recently published research paper finds that corporate managers will sacrifice workers’ safety in order to meet investor earnings expectations.

The paper authored by Judson Caskey, an associate professor of accounting at UCLA, and N. 671 more words

OSHA Rule Clarifying an Ongoing Obligation of Employers to Report Workplace Injuries is Rejected. 

Public Law No: 115-21 (04/03/2017)

Rep Bradley Byrne  introduced bill as H.J.Res. 83 on February 21, 2017.


https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hjres83

This joint resolution nullifies the Department of Labor’s rule that was published on December 19, 2016, about employers’ ongoing obligation to make and maintain records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

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Are Your Fixed Ladders Compliant with New OSHA Regulations?

Fixed ladders are among the many aspects of fall protection that are impacted by the recently published OSHA 1910 regulations. While the regulation went into effect on January 17, OSHA is allowing time to get your organization into compliance. 565 more words

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‘Buck stops’ with ag employer when it comes to pesticide safety

A pesticide expert speaking at the Northwest Agricultural Show explains how new EPA worker safety rules will play out for producers.

Kaci Buhl cut through the technical jargon while talking to producers about pesticides and the EPA’s new worker protection standards. 18 more words

Capital Press

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

Daily Astorian

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

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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

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