KY - OSHA Training in Louisville Oct. 22-26
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Kentucky's state-run workplace safety agency will offer another round of free training Oct. 22-26, this time in Louisville.
The free training for employers and employees will run all week and will cover hazard communication, electrical safety, injury record-keeping, excavation and trenching, spray paint safety, fire protection, confined spaces, and wages and hours.
The classes will be at the University of Louisville Shelby Campus, Founders Union Building, Room 6, in Louisville, and will start at 8:30 a.m. each day.
Most classes qualify for continuing education credit for plumbing, and h...
RI - Bug-Sniffing Dogs to Check for Bedbugs at WC Court
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Courthouse officials agreed to bring in bug-sniffing dogs to find bedbugs that have brought numerous complaints from workers.
After a meeting with employees Thursday, administrators at the Garrahy Judicial Complex in Rhode Island, home to the Workers' Compensation and other courts, said dogs were to be brought in Saturday, according to the Providence Journal newspaper.
Union leaders and others have said the complex should be closed and treated for the insects after people complained of seeing the itch-inducing bugs on several floors. But a court administrator said that a pest contro...