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"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

News

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

Workplace deaths rose in 2016 in Umatilla County and the state

Four people died on the job in Umatilla County in 2016 compared to one in 2015, according to preliminary data from the state. Workplace deaths statewide also rose during that span, from 41 to 61. 63 more words

East Oregonian

Alberta clarifies rules on investigations into workplace injuries and deaths

Alberta is putting new rules in place to improve the investigation of deaths and serious injuries in the workplace.

Labour Minister Christina Gray says the province has signed a memorandum of understanding with 10 police services. 141 more words

Politics

Varcoe: Despite economic slowdown, Alberta work fatalities jump by 15 per cent last year

As the provincial economy geared down last year, the number of Albertans who died on the job still went up, with workplace fatalities jumping 15 per cent. 960 more words

Politics

Oregon Workplace Death Rate Up

A preliminary report issued this month by the Department of Consumer and Business Services (DCBS) indicates that Oregon worker deaths in 2016 increased by more than 30 percent from 2015. 20 more words

Dept. Of Consumer And Business Services