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On-the-Job Fatalities Decreased in 2007

August 21, 2008
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The number of workplace deaths in the U.S. fell last year, but workplace homicides increased, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.
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Battle Over Gun Rights Moves Into Workplace

August 5, 2008
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Winning, as Richard Nixon once demonstrated, makes some people resentful. The National Rifle Association seems like that kind of winner.
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OSHA Fines United Airlines for Numerous Workplace Safety Violations

May 22, 2008
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This is the second time this month that United has run afoul of OSHA regulations. The Chicago-based airline was cited on May 2 for 44 violations.
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Florida Business Groups Fire Off Lawsuit in Showdown Over Gun Law

April 21, 2008
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The law, which was signed by Gov. Charlie Crist on April 15, is scheduled to take effect July 1. But the Florida Retail Federation and the Florida Chamber of Commerce hope that doesn’t happen.
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Why Guns at Work Are a Bad Idea

April 18, 2008
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C-Suite March 2008

April 14, 2008
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C-Suite March 2008
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OSHA Contacts Employers With High Injury Rates

March 10, 2008
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it is notifying 14,000 employers that their injury and illness rates are more than double the national average.
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OSHA Safety Equipment Standard Done

November 20, 2007
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After nearly nine years, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a final rule that says employers will have to pay the full cost for almost all personal safety equipment used by their workers.
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Amid Wildfires, Flex Is Key to Getting Workers Back on Job

October 30, 2007
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The wildfires that ravaged San Diego County proved to be an opportunity and a test for employers competing to retain highly coveted technology workers.
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Depression Intervention Aids Productivity

September 28, 2007
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Systematically identifying and treating employees’ depression symptoms is likely to result in higher job retention, fewer sickness-related absences and increased worker productivity, a study has found.
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