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The Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing May 20 to review the Department of Labor’s proposal that would cut workers’ compensation benefits for federal workers who have been disabled due to job-related injury....More
Your team members out on the shop floor are the real workplace improvement experts. Engage them in the ergonomics process to heighten awareness, generate improvement ideas and build a positive safety culture....More
It only takes a second to suffer a devastating injury related to yard work. Power equipment such as lawn mowers, weedwackers, edgers and chain saws, as well as human-powered loppers, clippers and hacksaws, can take their toll on fingers and toes....More
It's been a long, cold winter for many of us, and everyone is looking forward to fun outdoor activities. But for more than 45 million Americans with seasonal allergies – many of them workers – spring brings runny and congested noses, inflamed sinuses, relentless sneezing and other symptoms associated with springtime allergies....More