Sep 4, 2012
USW Health, Safety & Environment Department and Tony Mazzocchi Center Digest 8/24/2012
The USW HSE Dept & Tony Mazzocchi Center send a periodic recap of the latest health, safety, and environment news. To subscribe, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
From the USW HSE Website:
New Hazard Alert - Lack of Machine Safeguarding
Read this updated alert about how the lack of machine safeguarding caused hand and finger injuries at a USW-represented workplace. Click here to read older hazard alerts.
Health & Safety Kits Still Available
Made-in-America kits offered for sale at the 2012 USW HSE Conference are still available.
From the TMC Website:
Updated Course Catalog Available Online
Check out the updated course catalog to request training for your local union.
From the Web:
National Worker Health and Safety Conference
The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health will hold its annual conference in Baltimore on December 6-7, 2012. Early bird registration is now open.
OSHA's Worker Safety & Health App Challenge
OSHA is holding a contest to find the best apps to teach young workers about safety and health at work. The deadline to submit or vote is September 16.