Items Tagged with 'Workplace fatalities'

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MSHA: Mining deaths on the rise

Arlington, VA – More mining deaths occurred during the first half of 2014 than during the same time period last year, according to a fatality update from the Mine Safety and Health Administration.
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Worker deaths decline in Oregon

Portland, OR – Worker fatalities in Oregon dipped to their lowest level in at least seven years in 2012, according to a new report from the Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation program.
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Study compares worker deaths in U.S., EU

Washington – Researchers measuring workplace fatalities in the United States and European Union found several differences by industry, but say more work is needed for a thorough comparison.
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Know your surroundings

According to the 2014 edition of the National Safety Council’s “Injury Facts,” contact with objects and equipment was responsible for 15.1 percent of workplace deaths by event or exposure in 2011.
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National COSH: Workplace deaths 'a wake-up call'

San Diego – Most U.S. workplace deaths are preventable, and several approaches can be taken to reduce exposures to hazardous conditions, suggests a new report from the National Council for Occupational Safety and Health.
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