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September 19, 2017
You probably recall the incident in which a Salt Lake City Police Department officer forcibly arrested a nurse who refused to let the officer take blood from an unconscious patient. Now, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is calling on the department to conduct a full investigation, make amends to the nurse, and take action to prevent what it calls future abuse.

September 18, 2017
Competition for top talent is tough in today’s marketplace. And with the U.S. unemployment rate hovering at 4.4 percent, it can be hard for small companies to find individuals to fill open positions. Now, a new survey of small-business employees finds that the safety of the work environment was among top factors for employees considering a new job offer.

September 14, 2017
A commercial bakery faces $129,145 in proposed penalties from OSHA after investigators found workers at its facility exposed to amputation, fire, and noise hazards.

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August 30, 2017 (Proposed Rule) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed to delay the deadline and extend the existing employer duty to ensure that operators of equipment covered by this standard are competent to operate the equipment safely for 1 year to November 17, 2018.

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