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Renewed commitment to workplace safety, health

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have announced that improvements in Hawaii’s workplace safety and health during the last year will result in the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) reassuming responsibility for regulating Hawaii’s manufacturing industries. OSHA and HIOSH have […]

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Partnership to improve workplace health, safety enforcement

MEDIA RELEASE Federal and state officials have formalized an agreement to facilitate restoration of Hawaii’s workplace health and safety enforcement capacity back to federally compliant levels. Gov. Neil Abercrombie joined U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regional Administrator Ken Nishiyama Atha in signing an agreement that outlines how OSHA and the state Department of […]

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AFL-CIO: Hawaii ranks 20th for deaths on the job

AFL-CIO: Hawaii ranks 20th for deaths on the job

MEDIA RELEASE This 2012 edition of Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect marks the 21st year the AFL-CIO has produced a report on the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers. Four decades ago, in 1970, Congress enacted the Occupational Safety and Health Act promising workers in this country the right […]

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