Bob Lillibridge Meets the Boiler Ghost

Revised 5/14/2022 This is a repost of a story that was Posted on January 21, 2012.  I rewrote it slightly and added a story to the bottom of it. When…Bob Lillibridge Meets the Boiler Ghost

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220513

New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States | ProPublica

New Climate Maps Show a Transformed United States | ProPublica — Read on projects.propublica.org/climate-migration/

The Most Detailed Map of Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution in the U.S. | ProPublica

The Most Detailed Map of Cancer-Causing Industrial Air Pollution in the U.S. | ProPublica — Read on projects.propublica.org/toxmap/

US Department of Labor emphasis program to prevent hearing loss moves to enforcement phase begins May 17 | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor emphasis program to prevent hearing loss moves to enforcement phase begins May 17 | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220510

US Department of Labor reminds Southwest employers that workers need protection from the dangers of heat illness | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor reminds Southwest employers that workers need protection from the dangers of heat illness | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220511

Serial violator: South Dakota contractor faces serious and willful citations following 2 separate inspections for workers in unprotected trenches | U.S. Department of Labor

Serial violator: South Dakota contractor faces serious and willful citations following 2 separate inspections for workers in unprotected trenches | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220511-0

US Department of Labor announces $3.4M funding opportunity to attract, retain women in Registered Apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations | U.S. Department of Labor

US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ANNOUNCES $3.4M FUNDING OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT, RETAIN WOMEN IN REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIPS, NONTRADITIONAL OCCUPATIONS Grants address underrepresentation of women in high-growth, high-wage industries WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a funding opportunity of $3.4 million for up to nine grants to attract and keep women in Registered Apprenticeship Programs and industries … Continue reading US Department of Labor announces $3.4M funding opportunity to attract, retain women in Registered Apprenticeships, nontraditional occupations | U.S. Department of Labor

Firearm Deaths Grow, Disparities Widen | VitalSigns | CDC

Firearm homicides rose sharply in 2020 and firearm suicides stayed high. Firearm deaths are preventable—not inevitable—and everyone has a role to play in prevention. — Read on http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/firearm-deaths/

How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See

How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See So often in strategic planning and goal setting people can’t see the trade-offs and by-products they are putting in …How to Tackle Risk You Can’t See

Luxuries and Amenities of a Power Plant Labor Crew

Revised 5/7/2022 Originally Posted on August 11, 2012. When I was a janitor at the Power Plant there were times when we were especially blessed by …Luxuries and Amenities of a Power Plant Labor Crew

Do temporary workers experience additional employment and earnings risk after workplace injuries? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries

Do temporary workers face more employment and earnings risk than direct-hire workers? We link administrative workers’ compensation claims to earnings records to measure the risk posed by workplace injuries, comparing employment and earnings outcomes between temporary and direct-hire workers injured doing the same job. We implement two complementary empirical strategies to account for underlying differences … Continue reading Do temporary workers experience additional employment and earnings risk after workplace injuries? – Safety & Performance Research Summaries