Tumwater, WA — The Washington state Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention Program has released a Hazard Brief warning logging industry employers and workers of the dangers of cellphone-related distractions.
Tumwater, WA — A Washington State Department of Labor & Industries analysis of occupational exposures to hazardous substances found that, between 2008 and 2016, more than a quarter of the substances sampled in the state registered twice the recommended severity level – with some well beyond.
Olympia, WA — The Washington state Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention Program has released the second in a series of reports on work-related immediate inpatient hospitalizations in the state.
Olympia, WA – The Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention Program at the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries has released six industry-specific checklists and summary reports aimed at helping employers identify risk factors that may contribute to work-related musculoskeletal disorders.
Olympia, WA – Strains, sprains and overexertion injuries are the most common causes for workers’ compensation claims in the trucking industry in Washington state, according to a report from the state’s Department of Labor and Industries.
Olympia, WA – Employers, OSHA and the Bureau of Labor Statistics all could play a role in improving the accuracy of injury and illness reporting, according to a recent study of employers in Washington state.