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New Kerala
Abu Dhabi marks 'World Safety and Health at Work Day' - newkerala.com #56904Abu Dhabi, April 30 : Abu Dhabi police has called for enhancing the culture of
Abu Dhabi marks 'World Safety and Health at Work Day' - newkerala.com #56904
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
Abu Dhabi, April 30 : Abu Dhabi police has called for enhancing the culture of prevention in occupational safety and health among police staff members during the celebration to mark the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. Mohammed Khalfan Al... Read more
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Rappler
DOLE: Maximum 12 hours a day for movie, TV industry workersoutfit, regardless of the mode of compensation and length of service or engagem
DOLE: Maximum 12 hours a day for movie, TV industry workers
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
outfit, regardless of the mode of compensation and length of service or engagement.” She also said that provisions of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards must be strictly observed. Adequate transportation facilities to and from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Geita Gold Scoops the Osha Company of the Year AwardTHE Anglogold Ashanti, Geita Gold Mine has been picked by Occupational Safety a
Geita Gold Scoops the Osha Company of the Year Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
THE Anglogold Ashanti, Geita Gold Mine has been picked by Occupational Safety and Health Authority - Osha as the best mining company of the year to observe safety and healthy grids. Also, Acacia North Mara was chosen as the best exhibitor of the... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
CROSH in Sudbury receives $1.2M for researchwork in construction, operate heavy machinery and make office environments less
CROSH in Sudbury receives $1.2M for research
The Sudbury Star / Posted 9 hours ago
work in construction, operate heavy machinery and make office environments less stressful. The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health, or CROSH, has received $1.2 million in new funding to help make that happen. CROSH received... Read more
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Asian journal
Protecting employees against workplace violenceThe jury also awarded him punitive damages in the amount of $5 million, for a t
Protecting employees against workplace violence
Asian journal / Posted 10 hours ago
The jury also awarded him punitive damages in the amount of $5 million, for a total award of $7,393,540. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), workplace violence is a growing concern for employees nationwide.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man found dead at Dow chemical plantthe death are still unknown. Separately, Dow has run afoul of federal watchdogs
Man found dead at Dow chemical plant
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
the death are still unknown. Separately, Dow has run afoul of federal watchdogs repeatedly in recent years. In 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigated it and found it had violated federal standards. The facility... Read more
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Philly.com
Railway union members rage against Amtrak at Workers' Memorial Daywas joined on stage at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 banquet hall by David M
Railway union members rage against Amtrak at Workers' Memorial Day
Philly.com / Posted 16 hours ago
was joined on stage at the Sheet Metal Workers Local 19 banquet hall by David Michaels, assistant U.S. labor secretary for occupational safety and health. Michaels expressed frustration with what he described as weak penalties under the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancerheat, radiation or a known carcinogen as determined by federal health agencies.
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancer
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 hours ago
heat, radiation or a known carcinogen as determined by federal health agencies. A 2013 study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that firefighters are more likely to develop certain types of cancer than the general... Read more
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Times News
Report: Mold in 2 Schuylkill officeslevels were found to be “minimally elevated” in certain areas, although well be
Report: Mold in 2 Schuylkill offices
Times News / Posted 18 hours ago
levels were found to be “minimally elevated” in certain areas, although well below any unacceptable levels as set by U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Agency and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, commissioners said. Remediation will... Read more
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Island Packet
New leaf blowers could mean quieter work in Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Headup before people start showing up downtown,” she said. Noise exposure has been
New leaf blowers could mean quieter work in Beaufort, Bluffton, Hilton Head
Island Packet / Posted 18 hours ago
up before people start showing up downtown,” she said. Noise exposure has been an issue for officials with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said Jerry Ashmore, The Greenery’s workforce and safety director. OSHA... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancerheat, radiation or a known carcinogen as determined by federal health agencies.
Connecticut legislators extend workers compensation to firefighters with cancer
The News-Times / Posted 18 hours ago
heat, radiation or a known carcinogen as determined by federal health agencies. A 2013 study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health found that firefighters are more likely to develop certain types of cancer than the general... Read more
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The Morning Call
Schuylkill County commissioners discuss radon, mold issues at courthouseareas of the courthouse, they were well below any unacceptable levels set by th
Schuylkill County commissioners discuss radon, mold issues at courthouse
The Morning Call / Posted 18 hours ago
areas of the courthouse, they were well below any unacceptable levels set by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The board also said that after hearing concerns of mold within the building,... Read more
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The Columbian
Chimp is freed from ‘solitary confinement,’ meets Jane Goodall, retires in Floridaviolations of the federal Animal Welfare Act, including the conditions Joe was
Chimp is freed from ‘solitary confinement,’ meets Jane Goodall, retires in Florida
The Columbian / Posted 20 hours ago
violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act, including the conditions Joe was kept in. More recently it was fined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for violating worker safety by allowing employees to directly contact Joe. In... Read more
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Business Insurance
Fall hazards result in fines for oft-cited contractoris facing another series of citations from federal workplace safety regulators
Fall hazards result in fines for oft-cited contractor
Business Insurance / Posted 20 hours ago
is facing another series of citations from federal workplace safety regulators and total proposed fines of $789,536. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Cinnaminson, New Jersey-based residential construction contractor Berlin... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Landfill death that claimed Dixon man's life under investigationthe load of a second truck "shifted, or there was a mechanical failure on the t
Landfill death that claimed Dixon man's life under investigation
SaukValley.com / Posted 21 hours ago
the load of a second truck "shifted, or there was a mechanical failure on the truck, or soft ground," Carlson said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified Friday morning, and is looking into whether safety regulations... Read more
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Business Insurance
Finger amputation results in OSHA citationsin proposed fines from federal health and safety regulators after an employee s
Finger amputation results in OSHA citations
Business Insurance / Posted 22 hours ago
in proposed fines from federal health and safety regulators after an employee suffered a partial finger amputation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued one willful and 10 serious violations to Milton, Georgia-based Exide... Read more
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Grainnet.com
OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Scheduled Fourth Meeting of Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee ... May 16-17 ... Washington, DCWashington - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Advis
OSHA National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health Scheduled Fourth Meeting of Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee ... May 16-17 ... Washington, DC
Grainnet.com / Posted yesterday
Washington - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health will hold a meeting of the Emergency Response and Preparedness Subcommittee on May 16-17, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Among... Read more
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Daily Mail
Florida zoo defends decision to tranquilize tiger during fatal maulingis being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife offic
Florida zoo defends decision to tranquilize tiger during fatal mauling
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. MOST WATCHED NEWS VIDEOS Son on redeployment gets surprised by dad who is... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Construction workers attend Mass honoring dead colleaguesevent honored the 16 construction workers who died since last year's memorial s
Construction workers attend Mass honoring dead colleagues
Lake Placid News / Posted yesterday
event honored the 16 construction workers who died since last year's memorial service, according to figures supplied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The workers filed into the cathedral still wearing their hardhats. The Rev.... Read more
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Pilipino Star
DOLE pushes 8-hour work limit for TV, film productionadvisory aims to regulate film and TV industry's working hours and to provide s
DOLE pushes 8-hour work limit for TV, film production
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
advisory aims to regulate film and TV industry's working hours and to provide strict adherence to other labor and occupational safety and health standards. The advisory covers movie and television network stations, production outfits,... Read more
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CTV News
Florida zoo defends decision to not kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Florida zoo defends decision to not kill tiger that attacked keeper
CTV News / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Zoo Defends Decision Not to Kill Tiger That Attacked KeeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo Defends Decision Not to Kill Tiger That Attacked Keeper
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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NBC New York
Zoo Defends Decision Not to Kill Tiger That Attacked KeeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo Defends Decision Not to Kill Tiger That Attacked Keeper
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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New Kerala
Workplace stress ‘a collective challenge’ as work-life boundaries become blurred – UN - newkerala.com #56197costs global society untold billions in direct and indirect costs annually, sai
Workplace stress ‘a collective challenge’ as work-life boundaries become blurred – UN - newkerala.com #56197
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
costs global society untold billions in direct and indirect costs annually, said Valentina Forastieri, an ILO expert on occupational safety and health. And that is quite apart from the human price paid in misery, suffering and even, according to... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Workers Memorial Day ceremony honors Alaskans killed on the jobMemorial Day. Vince Beltrami, president of labor union AFL-CIO said job safety
Workers Memorial Day ceremony honors Alaskans killed on the job
KTUU Anchorage / Posted yesterday
Memorial Day. Vince Beltrami, president of labor union AFL-CIO said job safety has improved over the years since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was established in the early 70s, but the work isn't done. "Many job... Read more
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Island Packet
Construction workers attend Mass honoring dead colleaguesevent honored the 16 construction workers who died since last year's memorial s
Construction workers attend Mass honoring dead colleagues
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
event honored the 16 construction workers who died since last year's memorial service, according to figures supplied by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The workers filed into the cathedral still wearing their hardhats. The Rev.... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Fla. zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser’s death
Fla. zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser’s death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser’s death
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser’s death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeperJeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death
Zoo defends decision not to kill tiger that attacked keeper
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Jeremy, is a Palm Beach Zoo employee. The investigation into Konwiser's death is being carried out by West Palm Beach police, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials and by federal authorities with the Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma display represents 38 workers killed on the job38 workers killed on the job, state labor officials say eight were state employ
Oklahoma display represents 38 workers killed on the job
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
38 workers killed on the job, state labor officials say eight were state employees and 30 worked for private companies. Occupational Safety and Health Administration area director David Bates says some of the most dangerous work involves... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Massachusetts labor unions pushing for safer working conditionsgathered on the State House steps Thursday to honor those who died while workin
Massachusetts labor unions pushing for safer working conditions
WWLP Springfield / Posted yesterday
gathered on the State House steps Thursday to honor those who died while working last year. The Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report, outlining ways to create a safer work environment. The coalition is urging... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Automating Ourselves To UnemploymentCreate part-time positions instead of full-time ones. Outsource. Automate. A 2
Automating Ourselves To Unemployment
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
Create part-time positions instead of full-time ones. Outsource. Automate. A 2016 “bombshell” is likely coming from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, which is expected to increase fines more than 80%. Thank Congress for the... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
127 Ohio workers who lost their lives in 2015 due to workplace injury or illness to be honoreddeaths that BLS reported in the final count for 2013. This year marks the 45th
127 Ohio workers who lost their lives in 2015 due to workplace injury or illness to be honored
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
deaths that BLS reported in the final count for 2013. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the effective date of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the creation of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Act—which... Read more
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MLive.com
Bay County man dies falling 20-foot fall, police and MIOSHA investigatingdeclined to comment. A resident of the house who declined to give his name sai
Bay County man dies falling 20-foot fall, police and MIOSHA investigating
MLive.com / Posted yesterday
declined to comment. A resident of the house who declined to give his name said Walling had fallen from some scaffolding. The incident is under investigation by sheriff's deputies and the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Admini... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Vertex cited for two 'serious' safety violations, fined $7,700newest mass production company is facing two serious safety violations and $7,7
Vertex cited for two 'serious' safety violations, fined $7,700
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
newest mass production company is facing two serious safety violations and $7,700 in fines. The NC Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Vertex Railcar Corporation with two safety violations after inspecting... Read more
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My EastText
Retail giant Target is not the only corporation standing for inclusivityHuman Rights Campaign's open letter, according to USA TODAY. THE DEPARTMENT OF
Retail giant Target is not the only corporation standing for inclusivity
My EastText / Posted yesterday
Human Rights Campaign's open letter, according to USA TODAY. THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND OSHA The Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has published a best practices guide to access for transgender... Read more
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Business Insurance
Employers to pay stiffer fines for not reporting severe injuriesare facing higher penalties for failing to report severe injuries and illnesses
Employers to pay stiffer fines for not reporting severe injuries
Business Insurance / Posted yesterday
are facing higher penalties for failing to report severe injuries and illnesses under a revised policy issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA officials remained concerned about employers failing to report under the... Read more
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The Times Leader
Oil and Gas Expo highlights education, job opportunitiesthey are interested in students from Monroe, Belmont and Harrison counties. Mc
Oil and Gas Expo highlights education, job opportunities
The Times Leader / Posted 2 days ago
they are interested in students from Monroe, Belmont and Harrison counties. McCain said students complete the program with Occupational Safety and Health Administration training and Safeland training, which is similar to OSHA but specific to the... Read more
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Lemont Reporter
Drug tests help employers, employeesSome drug tests are done to protect employees, to check their on-the-job exposu
Drug tests help employers, employees
Lemont Reporter / Posted 2 days ago
Some drug tests are done to protect employees, to check their on-the-job exposure to harmful chemicals, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Dr. Jain explains that multiple drug screening methods are available,... Read more
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NJ.com
Gas station where employee was killed now facing $14K safety finesGetty gas station on Stuyvesant Avenue in Irvington on Oct. 26, 2015. The shoot
Gas station where employee was killed now facing $14K safety fines
NJ.com / Posted 2 days ago
Getty gas station on Stuyvesant Avenue in Irvington on Oct. 26, 2015. The shooting prompted the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration to open an investigation into the station, officials announced Wednesday. OSHA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Civil Service Ministry Organises Workshop to Mark World Day for Safety and Health At Workorganised worldwide by the trade union movement since 1996. This celebration i
Civil Service Ministry Organises Workshop to Mark World Day for Safety and Health At Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
organised worldwide by the trade union movement since 1996. This celebration is an integral part of the Global Strategy on Occupational Safety and Health of the ILO, as documented in the Conclusions of the International Labour Conference in June... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Findlay firm fined for repeat safety violationsfor federal safety violations and fined $83,000, has been cited again for simil
Findlay firm fined for repeat safety violations
The Toledo Blade / Posted 2 days ago
for federal safety violations and fined $83,000, has been cited again for similar violations and fined $82,500 by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Sanoh America Inc., which produces tubular products for automotive... Read more
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Sun Star
Dole issues guidelines for TV, film workersis an advisory that regulates the industry’s working hours and provides strict
Dole issues guidelines for TV, film workers
Sun Star / Posted 2 days ago
is an advisory that regulates the industry’s working hours and provides strict adherence to other labor and occupational safety and health standards," said Baldoz. Under the advisory, Dole said workers or talents shall not exceed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Social Justice for Workersthe labour market. From the 2015 Labour Day, this column has attempted to tack
Social Justice for Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the labour market. From the 2015 Labour Day, this column has attempted to tackle wide-ranging matters that have included occupational safety and health in workplaces, noting that some work stations have a poor safety record. The minimum wage as... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma woman holds fast to Eastern European traditionsshe said. She found a job as an industrial nurse for Beech, which was then owne
Oklahoma woman holds fast to Eastern European traditions
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
she said. She found a job as an industrial nurse for Beech, which was then owned by Raytheon Aircraft Co. She helped handle Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements and treated on-the-job injuries. In 2000, she met Warner Stewart,... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
St. Clairsville Oil & Gas Expo Highlights Job Opportunitiesthey are interested in students from Monroe, Belmont and Harrison counties. Mc
St. Clairsville Oil & Gas Expo Highlights Job Opportunities
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 2 days ago
they are interested in students from Monroe, Belmont and Harrison counties. McCain said students complete the program with Occupational Safety and Health Administration training and Safeland training, which is similar to OSHA but specific to the... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
‘Alarming' uptick in number of Floridians killed on jobthe workplace since the beginning of the year, which is higher than normal. Of
‘Alarming' uptick in number of Floridians killed on job
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 2 days ago
the workplace since the beginning of the year, which is higher than normal. Officials with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration released the numbers Wednesday morning at a memorial service for those who were... Read more
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