Cheyenne, WY – Even though Wyoming has one of the highest occupational death rates in the country, the state will not yet conduct a study examining how it could better prevent workplace injuries and deaths.
Washington – In the face of an attempt to eliminate funding for OSHA’s Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, the agency announced Sept. 2 that $10.5 million has been awarded to organizations to help train vulnerable workers.
Lowell, MA – Registration is open for two free webinars hosted by the Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, one of four national “Centers for Excellence” in the NIOSH Total Worker Health program.
Greenbelt, MD – The National Volunteer Fire Council will use newly awarded grant money to create a “culture of knowledge and safety” among emergency service personnel and address emerging safety and health issues, the organization recently announced.
Silver Spring, MD – Declaring that the nursing profession will “no longer tolerate” workplace violence, the American Nurses Association has issued a position statement urging employers and workers to create a culture of respect.