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Hunters often overlook hearing protection

...slightly so they're offering less than 50 percent of maximum protection," Kraemer said, citing Occupational Safety and Health Administration research.I've been using standard ear plugs while hunting for decades, but not before I'd already...
Voices of Alaska: Helping healthcare workers with the heavy lifting

...for the impact they have on any person paying into or benefitting from the health care system.The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that the health care industry spends about $20 billion annually on costs related...
Women in the Trades program helps women see options on a construction site would be like. She received safety and electrical training through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and IBEW. She even trained on a forklift and completed the written portion for her commercial driver's...
Tesoro refines a community relationship built to last...

...million hours since their last Day Away From Work (DAFW) due to injury--a recognition by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The refinery's employees can also be proud of achieving the Zero API process safety event award...
OSHA cites Anchorage FAA facility for safety violations

ANCHORAGE (AP) -- The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a number of safety violations against the Federal Aviation Administration's regional traffic control center here...
Employable skills training takes its place in classrooms alongside standard academic fare

...Skill Standards, Federal Aviation Regulations, the National Business Education Association and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. On a local level, a Schools to Careers Advisory Committee includes business people who volunteer...
Avalanche victim still missing: Gage presumed dead; Bowles remembered

...attributed to the work ethic and commitment of the employees there. Bowles was also pleased with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's recognition of the Beluga River gas field and the North Cook Inlet Tyonek platform certifications...
Sea otter rehab training offered

...said. "Alyeska asked me if I would help them fulfill this requirement." In order to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements, facility personnel must know how to handle oiled wildlife. New volunteers have to...
KPC program trains workers for oilfield jobs

...automation of tasks that used to require human muscle. The other is regulation from agencies, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, that mandate employee training. "Operators can't just operate. They need to understand how...


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