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Category Archives: Department of Labor Standards

Prevent Worker Injury When Performing Rooftop Snow Removal Posted on Mar 4

Prevent Worker Injury When Performing Rooftop Snow Removal

Every year, workers are killed or seriously injured while performing snow or ice removal from rooftops and other building structures, such as decks.

Free workplace safety consultation service Posted on Feb 27

Free workplace safety consultation service

The Department of Labor Standards (DLS) offers a free consultation service designed to help employers recognize and control potential safety and health hazards at their worksites, improve their safety and health program, assist in training employees, and possibly qualify for a one-year exemption from routine OSHA inspections.

Lead on the Job Posted on Feb 6

Lead on the Job

Lead poisoning has been a serious health concern for centuries. Even though much is known about lead and how it can affect your health, lead poisoning is still very common today.