A total of 4,609 fatal work injuries were recorded in the United States in 2011. Overall, fatal work injuries are down 21 percent since 2006.
Chicago, IL (PRWEB) - The country as a whole is moving in the right direction and have room for improvement with education (OSHA Training). With decrease in fatal workplace injuries over the years, still almost 90 a week or nearly 13 deaths every day. "With every one of these fatalities, the lives of a worker's family members were shattered and forever changed. We can't forget that fact." -Acting Secretary of Labor Seth D. Harris.
"Every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home. Every year in America, nearly 4 million people suffer a workplace injury from which some may never recover. These are preventable tragedies that disable workers, devastate families, and damage economy. American workers are not looking for a handout or a free lunch. They are looking for a good day's pay for a hard day's work. They just want to go to work, provide for their families, and get home in one piece." – Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis.
Join Spectrum OSHA Training Services, Inc. at the Annual Workplace Safety Fair on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel in Northbrook. This is a “must attend” event for safety and health professionals, designed to build awareness of the safety product and educational resources available to the organization to maintain a saver working environment.
Come network with other professional at the Safety Fair and learn how to enhance different safety progrms, operate efficiently and effectively, and safely.
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