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Young workers are defined as those being in the 15 to 24-year-old age bracket, while new workers are defined as workers in any age group who have either been on the job for six months or less, or have been transferred to different jobs in the same workplace. Here are seven statistics relating to new and young workers:

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Share this emergency response checklist from USGS Human Capital Services and Support with your workers to help them reduce the likelihood of becoming victims of violence while on the job.

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A worker employed by a tub and tile company in Ohio closed a bathroom door to prevent fumes from escaping into a town home’s living area while de-glazing a bathtub and then died as a result of insufficient ventilation. OSHA cited Best Touch Tub & Tile LLC, of South Euclid, OH, for six serious violations carrying $25,200 in proposed fines.

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Download special report, and learn effective ways to improve workplace cleanliness and drastically reduce accidents rates related to slips, trips and falls.

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In this issue, learn about five steps for providing effective safety training, workplace hand injuries and more.

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Considering how often we use our hands and the number of tasks we perform, it is amazing that we can go days, weeks or even months without injuring a hand or finger. But, as anyone who has ever suffered a burn, severe cut, or broken finger knows, injuries can occur in a heartbeat, yet have lasting disabling effects. Here are seven statistics relating to hand injuries and their prevention.

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Workers’ efforts to stabilize a huge construction crane in winds failed and the block-long structure crashed down on to a lower Manhattan street, killing one man and injuring three others.

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OSHA has reached a unique settlement with a Massachusetts electrical contractor that includes establishing a safety training fund in memory of two linemen who were killed when a crane toppled in April 2014.

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have announced that the revised Z490.1-2016 training standard is now available.

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A study has found that providing workplace interventions, can reduce the incidence of lower back pain and discomfort by as much as 60 percent.

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