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The Polar Vortex: Workers’ Warned to Prepare for Exposure to Cold Temperatures

Jon 1906

 Weather forecasters have warned that the Eastern US will be subject of a major climate change over the next few days

Making Workplaces Safer

Jon 3874

This marks the 27th year the AFL-CIO has produced a report on the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers. It features state and national information on workplace fatalities, injuries, illnesses, the number and frequency of workplace inspections, penalties, funding, staffing and public employee coverage under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. It also includes information on the state of mine safety and health.