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Man killed in tractor rollover while cleaning up storm debris in McGregor

Man killed in tractor rollover while cleaning up storm debris in McGregor

A 72-year-old man has been killed after the tractor he was operating rolled over, trapping him underneath. The man was cleaning up storm damage in McGregor about 8.30am Friday when…

$10.5M available to support workplace health and safety training

$10.5M available to support workplace health and safety training

OSHA has announced the availability of $10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to fund workplace health and safety training programs. The grants are available for nonprofit organizations including community…

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Most workers in Washington injured on or before July 1, 2016 will have their time-loss and pension benefit payments increased by 4.8 percent as from as from July 1, 2017….

New initiative launched to address increased injuries, fatalities among less experienced coal miners

New initiative launched to address increased injuries, fatalities among less experienced coal miners

Less experienced miners – both at a mine and at a specific occupation – suffer injuries at a higher rate compared to more experience miners, according to data from the…

Nominations for 2017 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards now open

Nominations for 2017 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards now open

The Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board is accepting nominations for the 2017 Governor’s Lifesaving Awards. All workers within the state of Washington covered by the state workers’ compensation…

OSHA announces inaugural Safe + Sound Week

OSHA announces inaugural Safe + Sound Week

OSHA has designated June 12-18 as Safe + Sound Week, a new nationwide effort that calls on organizations to raise awareness of the value and importance of workplace safety and…

Blue Mountain safety conference set for early June

Blue Mountain safety conference set for early June

The Blue Mountain Occupational Safety and Health Conference will be held on June 5-6 at the Pendleton Convention Center. The two-day event will offer employers and workers a variety of…

Lone-worker fatalities spurs MSHA outreach

Lone-worker fatalities spurs MSHA outreach

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched an initiative to focus on the hazards miners may encounter when working alone. The new initiative comes after…

Fallen Oregon Workers to be Remembered

Fallen Oregon Workers to be Remembered

Oregon OSHA is inviting all Oregonians to the Workers Memorial Day ceremony on Friday, April 28, at noon in Salem. The Workers Memorial Day ceremony will take place at the…

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for the construction industry. The agency said the…


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