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Death on the Job Report: One Worker Dies Every Other Hour

             WASHINGTON –Seven days a week, 365 days a year, weekends and holidays included, a worker dies on the job slightly more than once every other hour. That’s the stark data from Death on the Job 2014, the AFL-CIO’s 23rd consecutive report on job safety, including fatalities, illnesses and injuries, in the U.S. Federal job […]

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DR. DAVID MICHAELS, the OSHA administrator shown here in a file photo, said on Workers Memorial Day that the agency is starting a new concentration on health and safety hazards facing contract workers.

OSHA Marks Workers Memorial Day By Focus On Contract Workers

WASHINGTON —The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) honored Workers Memorial Day, April 28, by focusing on deaths among one of the most vulnerable groups of employees, contract workers. “Many of those killed and injured are temporary workers who often perform the most dangerous jobs, have limited English proficiency and are not receiving the training and protective measures required,” said […]

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