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Scalia renews MACOSH charter

Washington — Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia has renewed the two-year charter for the Maritime Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health, OSHA announced in a notice published in the Dec. 8 Federal Register.
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BLS: On-the-job deaths reach highest level in 12 years

Washington — A total of 5,333 workers died as a result of on-the-job injuries in 2019 – a 1.6% increase from 2018 and the highest number of fatalities since 5,657 were recorded in 2007, according to Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data released Dec. 16 by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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