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News From: Safety

by Guest Post | on Apr 28, 2021

Presidential Statement on Workers Memorial

America’s workers are the backbone of our economy.  In every State, territory, and Tribal land, they leave their homes and families and head to work — applying their grit and skill...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2021

Shooting at Stop & Shop Kills 1, Injures 2

On Tuesday, mid-day shoppers and employees fled a Stop and Shop grocery store in West Hempstead, New York after someone open fired at the store killing one and injuring two others. The shooter then...

by Press and Media | on Apr 15, 2021

Capitol Police Ignored FBI Warnings

A new report shows just how unprepared the Capitol police were from the January 6th attack. Read more about the report below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 12, 2021

Biden Puts Doug Parker In Charge of OSHA

California workplace safety chief Doug Parker will take over running the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said President Joe Biden on Friday. Parker has a long history of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 24, 2021

Link: Cops and Capitol Insurgency

On January 6th a mob of angry Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol in an attempt to stop the Congress from approving the Electoral College vote that would make Joe Biden the President. The...

by Brian Young | on Mar 19, 2021

Construction Deaths Increase in New York City

This week, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released their annual construction fatality report. The report looked at newly available data from 2019 and found a...

by Brian Young | on Mar 18, 2021

Unions Speak out On Rise in Violence against Asian Americans

One year ago, the world changed as many countries around the world shut down to protect their citizens from COVID-19. In the following twelve months, Asian Americans have faced increasing attacks as...

by Brian Young | on Mar 03, 2021

Texas Governor Repeals Mask Mandate

On March 2nd  275 Texans died of COVID-19 and 2,740 contracted the virus. As these people were dying, Governor Greg Abbott held a press conference to announce that Texas would reopen at 100% and...

by Brian Young | on Feb 22, 2021

Weingarten: No Perfect Solution to Reopening Schools

It has been nearly a year since schools were forced to close due to the pandemic. In some areas of the country, schools have reopened for full in-person learning or hybrid learning. Other districts...

by Brian Young | on Feb 12, 2021

A Construction Workers Advice for Dealing with COVID

Although COVID cases are down and the vaccine is being distributed, the virus still poses a significant threat.  There are still tens of thousands of Americans who are getting sick and thousands...