Items Tagged with 'Temporary worker safety'


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Protecting temp workers

Safety remains a challenge for this often-vulnerable segment of the workforce
Safety remains a challenge for this often-vulnerable segment of the workforce, which may account for at least 15 percent of the nation’s on-the-job deaths.
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The gig economy and worker safety

Uncertainties surround the growing employment trend
The definition of the gig economy is far from clear-cut, but experts agree that the ranks are growing – raising questions about who is responsible for gig workers' on-the-job safety and health.
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Stricter rules, increased corporate responsibility needed to protect temp workers: report

Philadelphia – Staffing agencies that hire temporary workers need to be regulated more vigorously, and employers that use those agencies should carry a heavier load of responsibility for workers’ safety, a trio of Temple University law students concluded in a recent report examining how staffing agencies and host employers may “pass the buck” to get around proper safety training and other requirements.
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New workers, higher risk

Experts say orientation, training are crucial to keeping new workers safe
Research shows that workers who have been on the job for less than one month are more than 3 times as likely to have a lost-time work injury. Experts say orientation and training are crucial to keeping new workers safe.
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Temporary Worker Compliance: How the Regulations Impact the Host Employer and Staffing Agency

2/16/23 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CDT

This webinar will clarify the host employer’s and staffing agency’s responsibilities, as well as identify key federal regulations that pertain to this shared working relationship, including: Hazard assessment; training; injury and illness recordkeeping; and more. Register now.

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