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DOSH investigating into SUKE scaffolding collapse incident

Malaysian National News Agency 06 Mar 2021
KUALA LUMPUR, March 5 -- The Human Resources (KSM) has directed a Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) team to conduct an investigation to identify the cause of the incident at ...

Poll: Parents, students look forward to reopening of schools

Elko Daily Free Press 06 Mar 2021
Sisolak announced in February that classrooms could jump to 75% occupancy ... With some shuffling around, Elko County schools should have enough room to stay within the occupancy limit. Parents and teachers nationwide have been divided over the safety of having children back in class.

Lithium batteries identified as possible cause of garage fire in Colorado City

St George News 06 Mar 2021
ST ... George News the fire was reported shortly after 2 a.m ... Barlow said the occupants of the property evacuated to their next-door neighbor’s home ... According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, batteries containing lithium are generally safe and unlikely to fail as long as there are no defects and the batteries are not damaged ... ....

Tina Barton to step down as Rochester Hills city clerk

The Oakland Press 06 Mar 2021
Barton, who has served as the city clerk for over eight years, will begin a new position with the U.S ... Over 2,000 Michigan businesses setting standard for COVID-19 workplace safety compliance. Dozens of Oakland County businesses have joined the over 2,000 businesses statewide that have participated in the Michigan Occupational Safety... ....

Masks will not be required in county buildings, but can be enforced

The Marshall News Messenger 06 Mar 2021
The decision was made following Gov ... “We are in a catch-22 here,” Sims said ... “However, loosening restrictions on masks and occupancies could cause our numbers to begin to rise again. “I would ask that we all continue to be cautious — not just for our own safety but for those around us,” said Sims ... Recommended For You ....

The US has N95 masks available -- you just can't find them

The Citizens 06 Mar 2021
Nearly a year ago, Brian Wolin got involved because he wanted to help ... These masks are typically for one use ... When the pandemic hit, the US Food and Drug Administration eased rules on standards for N95 respirators, and said frontline health care workers could use products approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) ... .

Dissen & Juhn Company earns STEP nationally recognized safety certification

The Star Democrat 05 Mar 2021
STEVENSVILLE — Occupational safety is important regardless of industry, but when it comes to high hazard industries that require workers to operate or work around heavy equipment like cranes, excavators and barges, the stakes are even higher ... Our desire to continuously enhance our safety protocols made the STEP program particularly attractive to us.

In safe hands

Hydrocarbon Engineering 05 Mar 2021
occupational safety, loss of containment, process safety, and cybersecurity.Personnel safety first ... According to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) best practices, first responders have less than four minutes to reach an employee in distress after an incident occurs.

Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island: emergency health services

Info News 05 Mar 2021
B.C ... Capt ... Bowen Island resident Tony Mainwaring, who was the first person on scene, says he was shocked to find both occupants alive and apparently suffering only minor injuries ... He says the crash site had jet fuel spilled across it, so they worked to get the helicopter's occupants away to safety in case a fire started ... .

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Crains Detroit Business 05 Mar 2021
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration will "very likely" extend emergency rules for up to six months, said Jason Moon, ...

Blinn College to keep COVID-19 protocols, including mask-wearing, through spring semester

The Bryan Eagle 05 Mar 2021
Blinn College District Chancellor Mary Hensley announced Friday that Blinn will continue its COVID-19 health and safety guidelines, including the requirement to wear a face covering, through the spring semester ... and occupancy limitations, and other items.

Worker falls into ditch at Needham construction site

Boston Herald 05 Mar 2021
MassCOSH, a state occupational safety coalition, cited nine workplace deaths so far this year, including in Cambridge, one man was killed and another was critically injured Wednesday after a stairwell they were working on collapsed at a parking garage.

TAMU-CC, DMC to Share $650K Texas Reskilling Grant to Support Local Workforce Demands

Nueces County Record Star 05 Mar 2021
... occupation list for 2019-2021. The programs and degrees directly correlate with high employment demands in six career areas including business, healthcare, occupational health and safety, engineering/computer science, public service, and professional skills/trade industry.

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