Michaels: Safety training is key to health of all workers

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Michaels: Safety training is key to health of all workers

By David Michaels June 5 was Michael White‘s third day at a new job loading garbage onto a disposal truck for Republic Services Inc., a big waste management company in Houston. The 31-year-old temporary worker had been assigned to work “the beast” – the hardest and heaviest of the Republic routes, requiring him to load 16 tons

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The Future of Safety Training

By Carol Leaman Sep 23, 2013 Safety training is finally taking the next giant step in the right direction. Turn back the clock 150 years in North American labor history and you’ll see a very different picture than today, especially when it comes to workplace safety. What was primarily an agricultural economy was moving into

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