OSHA recordable rate drops below 2.0 for first time
THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of Construction Boilermaker Employers (NACBE) presented its annual safety awards to the 2012 top-performing locals from the Boilermakers’ four U.S. vice-presidential sections March 4, during the Construction Sector Operations conference held at Marco Island, Fla.
Local 69 (Little Rock, Ark.), representing the Southeast section, took national honors with zero lost-time accidents, zero compensable injuries, and zero OSHA-recordable injuries. L-69 BM-ST Rodney Allison accepted the award.
Extremists in House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee Pass SB29
SB29 Deceptively Labeled “Paycheck Protection” by National Special Interest Groups – is Radical Attack on Missouri Workers
(Jefferson City, Mo.) – Despite hearing testimony overwhelmingly in opposition to SB29, extremists in House Workforce Development and Workplace Safety Committee voted today to send SB29 to the Missouri House floor. This paycheck deception bill seeks to shut hardworking public workers out of the political process – and to take away their voice on the job.
LODGE LEADERS ATTENDING the Construction Sector Conference at Marco Island, Fla., sat down with International officers March 7 for a forthright discussion of allegations raised in attack articles published by the foundering Kansas City Star over the past 10 months.