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October 2019 Archives

Stone countertop manufacturers may be cutting their lives short

Granite, marble and other stone countertop workers are experiencing declining health and are suffering premature deaths at an alarming rate. This shocking finding was highlighted in a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report article published late last month. The journal is the publication of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

What types of injuries are most common among restaurant workers?

A study previously published by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) captured how at least 3 million workers across the United States are hurt in slip-and-fall incidents every year. Slip-and-fall incidents are just one of several types of accidents that restaurant owners have to train their workers to avoid.

Employers can lessen seasonal workers' risk of injury

With the winter holidays less than three months away, many companies are starting the process of hiring seasonal workers. Delivery companies like UPS and FedEx need extra drivers to deliver packages. So does Amazon, which often uses its own drivers behind the wheel of Amazon Prime vans. Large retailers like Target and Walmart also need seasonal workers in their warehouses and stores.

Common risks of truck driver injuries

If you drive a truck, you probably understand the safety risks that drivers face. From the outside, truck driving can seem to be a safe job where you sit in a cab all day. But as a truck driver, you are at risk of several workplace injuries.

Unions fight for health and safety protections for public workers

Pennsylvania union workers and their representatives lobbied the General Assembly last month to pass both Senate Bill 464 and House Bill 1082. They did so in the hope of motivating state lawmakers to extend the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) protections to its over 577,000 public workers. Right now, only private-sector employees are afforded such protections.

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