News From: Safety

by Press and Media | on May 09, 2017

Driving to work covered by Workers Comp

What is and isn’t covered under workman’s comp is outlined in this piece from the management side lawyers at JD Supra.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Can we kill again?

According to Politico, a bunch of bad guys are asking OSHA if they can kill again. A petition was sent to the Labor Department to review Obama administration regulations that drastically reduce...

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2017

Another coal mine collapse

Stories like this remind us of why it is important to have strong safety measures, inspections and regulations in place for dangerous jobs like coal mining.  Iran may be behind the times when it...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Press and Media | on Apr 27, 2017

Chickenman to raise wages and reduce injuries

Good news for all you chicken lovers out there. The line worker's wearing adult diapers because of the lack of bathroom breaks is disheartening, let's hope many improvements are made. Winner...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 26, 2017

How they prayed for safe jobs

Every year on the anniversary of OSHA, the union movement conducts ceremonies and gatherings to commemorate the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the creation of an agency charged...

by Gary Bonker | on Apr 10, 2017

Being Prepared isn't Doing the Minimum

While you are planning your job at hand and checking the Accident Prevention Manual (APM) or OSHA regulations, please remember that these guidelines are the minimum you are required to do. You can...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 03, 2017

Don't be a Tick Head

With Spring here, the warm weather brings with it the hatching of some very hungry insects. A few of our clients have sent out notices to their members warning them of the dangers of working in...

by Press and Media | on Mar 29, 2017

FOP to Trump: Cut the $hit

 Sanctuary cities got an unlikely ally Wednesday in their fight against Trump’s proposed budget cuts from the largest police union in the country.  The Fraternal Order of Police sat...

by Press and Media | on Mar 23, 2017

The South; the New China?

One of the biggest concerns for workers is the loss of good, well-paying factory jobs.  Autoworkers are some of the hardest working and best paid factory workers in the country, but states like...

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