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School chief pushes for skills education

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 05 Feb 2023
SPRINGDALE — Education has to change, and Spring-dale is ready to make that change happen, said school district Superintendent Jared Cleveland ... The students would learn alongside the employees ... Workplace rules from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration will not allow workers younger than 18 around hazardous industrial equipment ... .
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Ottawa County's prospective health officer has no experience. Here's why that could be a problem

The Holland Sentinel 05 Feb 2023
Kelly is a health and safety manager at a Grand Rapids-area HVAC company ... Kelly has defended his credentials, arguing his experience with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration during his military career inspired him to continue his education through the online for-profit college Columbia Southern University.
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Private employers reminded to protect workers against food, waterborne illnesses

Sun Star 04 Feb 2023
THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) is urging private employers to provide a safe workplace and to implement occupational safety standards and practice to protect their employers from food and waterborne illnesses ... He also said employers, through a safety officer, must ...
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Ban on kite-flying for two months

Urdu Point 04 Feb 2023
... 144 of CrPC prohibited the owners or occupants of the house, shops, hospitals, buildings for kite-flying activity on their roof-tops.
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Adventureland won't reopen Raging River following 2021 fatal accident

Ames Tribune 04 Feb 2023
General Manager Bill Lentz announced in a letter on the theme park's website Friday that after completing a safety review the company decided not to reopen the simulated river rapids ride ... Adventureland was later fined $4,500 by Iowa's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for creating an unsafe work environment.
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Arrest of Fort Morgan man closes ‘years of investigation’

The Tribune Greeley 04 Feb 2023
A lengthy investigation culminated Wednesday in the arrest of a suspect on felony sexual child exploitation charges ... “This has been an on-going investigation with original tips dating back several years,” Police Chief Loren Sharp said ... During execution of the search warrant, “numerous occupants” were removed from the home for safety, Sharp said.
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GCSO releases 2022 yearly activity

Messenger-Inquirer 04 Feb 2023
In 2023, the Grayson County Sheriff’s Office will continue to conduct traffic safety checkpoints at approved locations throughout the county. It will be looking for impaired drivers, illegal drugs and unrestrained occupants, and motorists should expect to start seeing these traffic safety checkpoints beginning Feb. 1 through the end of 2023 ... .
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Springdale superintendent pushes plan for career and technical education, urges companies to offer opportunities for students of new Innovation Career Center

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 04 Feb 2023
SPRINGDALE -- Education has to change, and Springdale is ready to make that change happen, said School District Superintendent Jared Cleveland ... The students would learn alongside the employees ... Workplace rules from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration will not allow workers younger than 18 around hazardous industrial equipment ... .
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Borghi plant served with federal search warrant

The Hawk Eye 04 Feb 2023
WEST BURLINGTONFederal agents served the Borghi USA Inc. plant with a search warrant on Wednesday morning ... Ryan said he was told by an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) official that the spill was “one of the largest chemical catastrophes in the state of Iowa in recent history.” ... The Hawk Eye also spoke with James P ... .
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The ‘blue wall’ of silence allows bullying, sexual abuse and violence to infect police forces

Raw Story 04 Feb 2023
Nicole Chan died by suicide in January 2019 ... The impenetrable ‘blue wall’ ... There are federal and provincial occupational health and safety legislation to address workplace bullying and sexual harassment ... Chan filed a WorkSafeBC complaint against the Vancouver Police Department, but it appeared to focus on process rather than on her safety ... .
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02/03/2023 - OSHA News Brief - US Department of Labor bestows ambassador status on Lehigh Construction Group Inc. for long-time safety commitment (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 03 Feb 2023
for long-time safety commitment ... Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Buffalo Area Office ... safety and health ... OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration published this content on 03 February 2023 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.
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02/02/2023 - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds three employers’ safety failures contributed to 31-year-old laborer’s fatal fall at Tallahassee work site in August 2022 (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 03 Feb 2023
Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration determined the employee of Big Hammer LLC was installing roof trusses and attempting to upright the truss after a crane released it, causing the worker to fall 12 feet to the ground ... OSHA - Occupational Safety ...
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02/03/2023 - Region 2 OSHA News Release - Fatal profits: Despite two deadly falls since 2019, inspectors find Nanuet contractor still ignores fall protections, exposing workers to lethal hazards (OSHA - Occupational Safety & Health Administration)

Public Technologies 03 Feb 2023
When an inspector with the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration arrived at a Ho-Ho-Kus worksite, he observed three employees on a roof 18 feet above ground without required fall protection ... the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission.
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Amazon lands in the soup with OSHA—again

People's World 03 Feb 2023
So said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Feb ... Workers and their allies are dismayed, but not surprised, by how Amazon ignores safety on the job ... Those numbers may be low, Will Evans of the Center for Investigative Reporting told COSHCON, the 2022 conference of the National Council on Occupational Safety and Health.
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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). (2022, December 5). Review of Peer-Reviewed Literature and Government Data on COVID-19 Across Health Care Facilities and Occupations (2022). (The eRulemaking Program)

Public Technologies 03 Feb 2023
OSHA Review of Peer-Reviewed Literature and Government Data on COVID-19 Across Health Care Facilities and Occupations (2022) ... Second, the studies examine whether this risk is confined to particular job occupations or tasks within a healthcare setting ... whole workplace or among specific occupations.

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