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Intel factory death triggers $17,400 penalty against contractor 

Oregon has levied a $17,400 penalty against an Intel contractor after a manufacturing tool crushed one of the contractor’s employees last summer. The death was the worst accident in Oregon’s semiconductor industry in many years. 10 more words

The Oregonian

Oregon workplace fatalities: Frankie Crispen, a Klamath Falls mill and a shocking death

Frankie Crispen Jr. had a lot to look forward to this past November. He was set to take the rigorous exam that could elevate him to journeyman electrician after four years as an apprentice. 33 more words

The Oregonian

‘Tragic trend’: On-the-job deaths at highest level since 2008, BLS reports 

A total of 5,190 workers died from on-the-job injuries in 2016 – a 7 percent increase from 2015 and the highest number of fatalities since 5,214 workers died in 2008, according to  48 more words

Workplace Safety

Workplace fatalities down, more needs to be done: WCB

The number of workplace fatalities in Saskatchewan is trending lower so far this year than in 2016.

But the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB… 263 more words


"Avoid the OSHA Focus Four Hazards" -"Infographic"

Recognizing and knowing how to avoid the OSHA Focus Four Hazards may be the most important thing you learn in your OSHA training courses. These “Fatal Four” are the four most common causes of fatalities in the workplace.To help highlight the importance of recognizing these dangers and having clear workplace safety procedures to avoid them, we’ve put this information into an easy-to-use Infographic. 20 more words


Plenty of jobs, plenty of danger

New workers should know that falls account for one-third of U.S. construction fatalities.

With construction jobs mushrooming across the country safety is becoming a big problem. 10 more words

Portland Tribune