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Safety in the News

By Angela Unsworth

I went to the mountains a few weeks ago to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and upon my return had the misfortune to drive past the investigation scene of the gas-and-dash that took place on June 7. 244 more words

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Basic hazard assessments: What you need to know

By Elyse Nabata

A hazard is a situation, condition, or thing that may be dangerous to the health and safety of workers. A hazard assessment is the process of identifying hazards and ways to eliminate or control them. 436 more words

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Georgia companies accused of exposing workers to chemical, amputation dangers

Workers at Panolam Industries in Norcross were exposed to formaldehyde, hot oil pipes and flying chips and sparks, and they worked on assembly lines over or near holes in the floor, … 267 more words


Drink up this summer!

By Caitlin Kehoe

There is one particular day of my life that I will never forget. I was in junior high, and it was one of the last days before summer vacation. 436 more words

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For working families, 2015 session yields mixed results – and uncertainty

The frenzied finish at the Capitol yielded mixed – and uncertain – results for Minnesota’s working families.

Although the Legislature approved a record investment in long-term care before adjourning last night, unions said lawmakers squandered an opportunity to use the state’s $1.9 billion budget surplus to restore cuts to public schools, expand access to pre-kindergarten and rebuild the state’s transportation infrastructure. 840 more words


Getting Ready for Forklift Safety Day

The Industrial Truck Association has announced it’s second annual Forklift Safety Day, to be held June Tuesday, June 9. You can register to attend the event… 498 more words