As part of the Strategic Plan to Increase Employment Opportunities for Veterans that was announced last year, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is hosting its first Statewide Veterans Career Fair to connect the Commonwealth’s Veterans to employment opportunities.
The Statewide Veterans Career Fair provides a unique opportunity to increase the visibility of the types of positions available; while providing veterans with a platform to discuss with staffing representatives how their skills and career aspirations match with the Commonwealth.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
For more information, please visit www.mass.gov/hrd/veteranscareerfair.
Law Enforcement and Recreationalists: Be Aware of Lead Hazards at Shooting Ranges posted on Oct 24
Each year there are shooters, instructors, and maintenance staff that become sick from lead poisoning received at their firing range.
Lead Poisoning in Adults posted on Oct 22
The Occupational Lead Poisoning Registry is dedicated to reducing the incidence and severity of lead poisoning among Massachusetts workers. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has shown that even at very low levels, such as 5 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dl), lead can cause significant health problems.
MA Regulation Requires Contractors to Work Lead-Safe by Preventing the Spread of Lead Dust During Renovation, Repair, and Painting Projects posted on Oct 17
Homes and other structures built before 1978 may contain lead paint. Lead-contaminated dust can cause lead poisoning in children, pregnant women, contractors, and other workers, their families, and even pets.