Journey to Drive: New Apprenticeship Program Puts More Teamsters Behind the Wheel

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Anyone who works in trucking or follows the transportation sector knows there is one topic that has dominated the industry in recent years. That topic is the persistent shortage of drivers and how it has plagued carriers nationwide. According to the American Trucking Association, the Less Than Truckload (LTL) turnover rate jumped from 10 percent to 14 percent last year,… Continue Reading Journey to Drive: New Apprenticeship Program Puts More Teamsters Behind the Wheel

OSHA QuickTakes – Volume 17, Issue 2

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Date at top reads January 17, 2018 - Volume 17, Issue 2

OSHA has released their bi-monthly news letter, QuickTakes. In this issue, you can take a look at new requirements for employers reporting on-the-job injuries and illness. There’s also information about a Georgia cold weather safety program to keep workers safe in the winter months. Read the newsletter at OSHA

From the Department of Labor: OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

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Heat Safety Tool When you’re working in the heat, safety comes first. With the OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool, you have vital safety information available whenever and wherever you need it – right on your mobile phone. The App allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers. Then, with… Continue Reading From the Department of Labor: OSHA’s Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers