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"Contractor Groups Issue A 13-Step Plan To Enhance & Improve Construction Safety"

Charlotte, NC – Saying a “growing influx of new and inexperienced workers” is contributing to an increase in the number of U.S. construction deaths, the Associated General Contractors of America and Carolinas Associated General Contractors have issued a… 207 more words


What you need to know about Alberta's proposed farm safety bill

With protests and anger emanating from Alberta’s rural regions, the NDP government is amending legislation aimed at making farms safer.

Much of the anger over Bill 6 is the belief it means children or neighbours can no longer help out on the farm. 532 more words

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Companies Behaving Badly - Racing To Die

Let’s face it folks, the world can be a dangerous place.  Even though we’re not hunting mastodons with spears or competing with other wild animals for shelter in a cave, it’s still dangerous out there living in a modern world.   1,566 more words


Alberta to amend Bill 6 to clarify kids, neighbours can still help out on family farms

EDMONTON –  Premier Rachel Notley said controversy over the NDP’s farm safety bill has been caused by a communications problem, not a problem with Bill 6 itself. 934 more words


Notley clarifies Bill 6 support for family farms

The day after dozens of Alberta farmers gathered at the legislature to protest proposed farm safety legislation, Premier Rachel Notley said there’s been an “unfortunate level of miscommunication” with family farmers about the law. 599 more words

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"Worker Fainting At The Sight Of His Own Blood Deemed A "Work Related" Recordable Incident By OSHA"

We all know people who get light-headed at the sight of blood. The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued an interpretation letter, advising that an incident in which a worker fainted at the sight of his own blood was “work-related”. 184 more words


Electrical fires & Fire Extinguishers

Electrical fires and Fire Extinguishers

But First a bit about Portable Fire Extinguishers…Basically Fire extinguishers are devices that release chemicals and/or water to put out a fire. 671 more words

Electrical Safety