April USW and Tony Mazzocchi Health and Safety Digest

USW Health, Safety & Environment Department and TonyMazzocchiCenter Digest 4/23/2012

The USWHSEDept & TonyMazzocchiCenter send a periodic recap of the latest health, safety, and environment news. To subscribe, email

From the USW HSE Website:

New OSHA directive to communicate with families after a fatality OSHA announced new guidance for its representatives to inform families of workplace fatality victims throughout the inspection process.

Workers Memorial Day 2012 Learn about the history of WMD and what your local can do on April 28.

From the TMC Website:

Back to basics Steve Cable talks about the fundamentals of worker-to-worker training that is core to the Small Group Activity Method.

TMC Annual Report 2011 The Tony Mazzocchi Center's annual report for last year is now available on the website.

2012 HAZWOPER Class Act now to be included in the June 10-15 class at Linden Hall.

From the Web:

New CSB video titled 'Hot Work: Hidden Hazards' The US Chemical Safety Board has released a new video detailing the fatal hot work accident at the DuPont facility outside Buffalo, NY in 2010.

Video PSA's highlight on-the-job hazards for young workers The YouTube channel for these PSAs show videos made by and for teens about workplace safety.