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Employee Safety When Working in the Summer Heat

By Donna McEntee

According to the National Weather Service, “Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year. In the heat wave of 1995 more than 700 deaths in the Chicago area were attributed to heat. Read more

Environmental, Safety and Health Compliance—More than 40 Years of Progress

Did you know that in 1969 one of America’s rivers was so polluted with oil and trash that it caught fire?  That forty years ago on average, 38 U.S. workers died on the job each day?

In 1970, Congress passed laws to protect both human health and the environment.Read more