News from the Safety Industry

Michigan Minimum Wage Rising March 29

Published: Tuesday March 26th 2019
Michigan's minimum wage is increasing from $9.25 to $9.45 per hour, effective March 29, 2019.

DOT to Form Special Committee to Review FAA Aircraft Certification Process

Published: Tuesday March 26th 2019
The Department of Transportation announced Monday the establishment of an expert Special Committee to review the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) process for the certification of new aircraft, including the Boeing 737 MAX.

Australian Union Calls for More Hospital Security Guards Amid Increased Violence

Published: Tuesday March 26th 2019
The Health and Services Union (HSU) has called for more security guards at Australia’s John Hunter Hospital for staff, patient and visitor safety among “sky-high” levels of violence.

U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
March 25, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events

U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
March 25, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Georgia Contractor For Trenching Violations; Proposes $106,078 in Penalties

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
March 25, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Fines Georgia Contractor For Trenching Violations; Proposes $106,078 in Penalties

Chicago Blackhawks' CEO Keynoting IMA Summit

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
"We're very excited to have John McDonough as our keynote speaker this year. His success with engaging fans and putting the Chicago Blackhawks back at the top of professional hockey is very inspiring," said the IMA Summit's chair, Don Killingback of Wyndham Destinations. "It's also a universal message. We are all looking for ways to continually improve how we help businesses connect with their audiences to increase employee engagement, sales and customer loyalty."

FDA Approves New Device for Treating Heart Failure

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
According to FDA, about 5.7 million people in the United States have heart failure, a condition in which the heart cannot pump enough blood to meet the body's needs.

WMATA May Subsidize Late-Night Workers' Rides

Published: Monday March 25th 2019
According to the transit agency, the program is intended to benefit overnight workers affected by changes in Metrorail's operating hours to support improved maintenance, safety, and reliability. Eligible workers are primarily in the hospitality and health care industries.

NOAA: 'Historic, Widespread' Flooding Continuing Through May

Published: Friday March 22nd 2019
"The extensive flooding we've seen in the past two weeks will continue through May and become more dire and may be exacerbated in the coming weeks as the water flows downstream," said Ed Clark, director of NOAA's National Water Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala. "This is shaping up to be a potentially unprecedented flood season, with more than 200 million people at risk for flooding in their communities."

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