The United States and the European Union share many challenges in preventing work-related injuries and illnesses – challenges that “weaken our social fabric and our economies,” said Dr. David Michaels, in a speech earlier this month to the European Parliament Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.
The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, alleging that Full Circle Enterprises Inc. of Conroe, Texas illegally terminated an employee because of complaints regarding illegal drug use and a lack of proper respirators to protect employees from paint fumes at the facility.
Employers who integrate their safety initiatives with their health and wellness programming have the potential to improve the overall health and productivity of their workforces, according to a paper published in the June issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (JOEM).
The Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association, Inc. (VPPPA) is pleased to announce that the former director of the Directorate of Cooperative and State Programs for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Steven Witt joined the VPPPA National Office staff on July 11, 2011.
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