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OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.


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OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.

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Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.

Construction Safety And Health Advisory Committee Members Named

The 15 ACCSH members will advise and assist the assistant secretary on occupational safety and health in construction standards.

ANSI Board Can Now Recognize Apprenticeship Programs

As a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE), the ANSI National Accreditation Board can now evaluate and recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, including those in facilities management.

IFMA Foundation Introduces New Chair, Board Of Trustees

The IFMA Foundation's executive committee includes chair Nancy Johnson Sanquist, IFMA Fellow and Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing for Planon.

Fines For Workplace Safety Violations Up 78% Starting Aug. 1

The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.

BLS Reports Decline In Workplace Injuries And Illnesses

Dr. David Michaels says, "In 2013, approximately three million private sector workers in America experienced a serious injury or illness on the job. However, we are encouraged that these rates continue to decline."

Solis Speaks Out On Fatal Occupational Injuries In 2011

In a statement regarding the slightly lower number workplace fatalities for 2011, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis said, "We will continue to collaborate with employers, workers, labor leaders, and safety and health professionals to ensure that every American who clocks in for a shift can make it home safe and sound at the end of the day."

August 27-31: Labor Rights Week 2012

In honor of Labor Rights Week, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis says, "Making America’s workplaces safe and fair for everyone is the hallmark of Labor Rights Week. We’re committed to ensuring that workers are safe on the job and paid what they’re owed by law."

March 25: Remembering The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

U.S. Labor Department commemorates anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Mobile site features audio tour and background of historic event.

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Issues Updated Whistleblower Investigations Manual

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released a new edition of its Whistleblower Investigations Manual, one of a series...

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