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OSHA, Grain Industry, and Families Work to End Injuries and Deaths In the last ten years Nebraska's Occupational Safety and Health Administration office has investigated 21 grain industry accidents. Fourteen of them were deadly. The death toll has OSHA, grain groups, and Nebraska families searching for ways to make the industry safer. Featuring Tonya Ford and Jessica Johnson Bobby Fitch, Johnson's father and Ford's uncle, was 51 years old when he fell more than 80 feet to his death in a Lincoln grain mill. By: Megan Johnson Nov 11, 2013 video

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Secretary Perez, Assistant Secretary Michaels meet with victim’s families to discuss ways to improve worker safety and health OSHA November 1 2013

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QuickTakes Widows file lawsuit in refinery explosion www.okcfox.com by Kisha Henry September 26, 2013  

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To Get Tough on Chemical-Plant Explosions, Feds Make ‘Most Wanted’ List In Theses Time by Mike elk July 26,2013

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Workers’ Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Left Us Too Soon The Official Blog of the U.S. Department of Labor by Seth Harris on April 29, 2013

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Worker's Memorial Day Held In Lexington  ABC36 News WTVQ Lexington Kentucky April, 28 2013

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Let's celebrate lives lost at workplaces Letters to the editor: April 21, 2013

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Tustin native dealing with work-related death of father Cadillac News, By Rick Charmol April, 6 2013

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December 2012 Resource Newsletter Oregon osha

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National COSH Awards Honors Ms. Tonya Ford with the Community/Family Activist Award National COSH Announcement November 29, 2012

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Kentucky based USMWF announces the appointment of two new board members. USMWF Press Release November 7, 2012

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Our Loved Ones Died at Unsafe Workplaces Celeste Monforton, DrPH, MPH November 1, 2012 Video featureing USMWF family members Dale Remington, Nicole Boone and Wendy Shurel with additional feature Adriana Martinez who lost her husband Orestes Martinez. 2013-14

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Public Welfare Foundation Award USMWF Press Release October 23, 2012

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OSHA Affirms Family Role, Rights during Fatality Investigations Life Lines Online Published: May, 2012; Vol. 8, Num. 12

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Families Urge Faster Action on Life-Saving Job Safety Rules AFL CIO 04/19/2012.

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Tammy Miser Testimony - Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs, Stimulus Oversight and Government Spending Committee on Oversight and Government Reform U.S. House of Representatives

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Tammy Miser Testimony Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee on Education and the Workforce U.S. House of Representatives

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House Hearing Criticizes OSHA’s Impact on Jobs, Business EHS Today Feb. 16, 2011 Laura Walter

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Response to OSHA Citations against Haasbach, LLC in Death of Two Young Workers Catherine Rylatt Speaks Out About Findings

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US Department of Labor's OSHA publishes final rule on cranes and derricks in construction Video of Diane Lillicrap Discusses the Importance of Crane Safety

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Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on passage of Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010 by House Committee on Education and Labor

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Danger in School Labs Scientific American August 17, 2010 By Beryl Lieff Benderly

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MGM Grand bypassed 911 after showroom accident 2009 DEATH AT MGM GRAND: Family remembers worker as officials close files on fatal fall Las Vegas Review-Journal July,21 2010 By JOAN WHITELY

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Visions - Workplace Fatalities, Disabling Injuries Trigger Personal, Regulatory Response The Periodical of the National Association of Occupational Health Professionals May-Jun. 2010 By Karen O’Hara

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Professor knows pain of losing family to oil disaster She and her student are studying BP's response to current oil disaster caller.com June 10, 2010

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WORKPLACE SAFETY: Panel OKs safety-rule proposals, Draft bills to call for higher fines, authority for state officials. Las Vegas Review-Journal Jun. 08, 2010

 

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Fatal plunge by stagehand stirs questions of safety, fines. Las Vegas Review-Journal Jun. 04, 2010

 

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Tammy Miser Won’t Be Stopped, Part 2 USW TMC May 27th, 2010

 

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Tammy Miser Won’t Be Stopped, Part 1 USW TMC May 27th, 2010

 

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Mother calls for criminal probes in workplace safety cases Las Vegas Review-Journal May 19, 2010

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Workplace dangers lurk in every job heraldbulletin.com May 12, 2010

 

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Workers' Memorial Day 2010 Video Created by Donna Puleio

 

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Helping Workers Stay Safe PWF April 30, 2010 *No longer available

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Memorial ceremony calls on reducing workplace dangers heraldbulletin.com April 30, 2010

 

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Workforce Protections subcommittee hearing video Education and Labor (PAWA)

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Rebecca Foster Testimony - Safety Stakeholders Testify at House Hearing on Whistleblower and Victim Rights video.

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Celeste Monforton's Testimony - House Holds Hearing on Protecting America's Workers Act: National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund National Whistleblower Legal Defense and Education Fund April 29, 2010

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Tonya Ford's Testimony - Whistleblower and Victims Rights Provisions of the Protecting Americas Workers Act: The Education and Labor Committee video

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City honors those who never came home heraldbulletin.com April 28, 2010

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President’s proclamation for WMD The White House The White House April 28, 2010

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Holy Shaw's Testimony - Full Committee Hearing - Putting Safety First: Strengthening Enforcement and Creating a Culture of Compliance at Mines and Other Dangerous Workplaces: Holy Shaw Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

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Worker Memorial Day The Charleston April 27, 2010 Gazette

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It’s Not Just Mines FEL Work in progress April 15, 2010

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Candlelight Vigil held for workplace deaths WorldNow and KLKN April 2010

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Widowed school board member to honor husband, workers Tobi Jones to host memorial picnic heraldbulletin.com March 23, 2010

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Making OSHA work, Bills in Congress would take important steps to help ensure worker safety lasvegassun.com March 18, 2010

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Photo Gallery: Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) holds a public meeting, OSHA Listens

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OSHA Listens OSHA

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WRITTEN REMARKS March 4th OSHA Listens: Occupation Safety and Health Administration Stakeholder Meeting FRN: OSHA-2010-0004

Miser, Tammy United Support & Memorial For Workplace Fatalities, Executive Director OSHA-2010-0004-0152

Miser, Tammy Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environments (Shawn Boone) OSHA-2010-0004-0151

Koehler-Fergen, Debi Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environments (Travis Wayne Koehler) OSHA-2010-0004-0144

Ford, Tonya Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environments (Robert Fitch) OSHA-2010-0004-0135

King, Melissa Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environments (Paul King) OSHA-2010-0004-0142 Environments (Robert Fitch) OSHA-2010-0004-0135

Rodriguez, Katherine Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environments (Ray Gonzalez) OSHA-2010-0004-0162

DeJesus-Morillo, Wanda Family Member of a Victim of Unsafe Work Environment (Juan Pablo Morillo) OSHA-2010-0004-0133

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Grieving niece from Lincoln gets OSHA ear Journalstar.com. March 4, 2010

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Protected or Neglected: Workplace Safety video KCET Productions January 14, 2010

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Families and worker safety: in for the long haul thepumphandle.wordpress.com January 4, 2010

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Grieving family seeks workplace safety journalstar.com January 3, 2010

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Debi Koehler-Fergen's Testimony - Nevada's Workplace Health and Safety Enforcement Program: The Education and Labor

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Committee OSHA plans new Vegas office to monitor workplace safety video

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OSHA plans new Vegas office to monitor workplace safety lasvegassun.com Oct. 29, 2009

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Tammy Miser Testimony - Employment and Workplace Subcommittee of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee “Introducing Meaningful Incentives for Safe Workplaces and Meaningful Roles for Victims and Families”

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Rare study by feds may prompt OSHA changes lasvegassun July 31, 2009

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Protecting American Workers Act (PAWA) Allows Criminal Prosecution for Willful Violators, Covers More Workers, Protects Whistleblowers and Includes Family Members of Victims in OSHA Proceedings Front Lines Volume 1 l Issue 5, July 1, 2009

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Giving Workplace Fatalities a Face LIFELINES ONLINE Published: June, 2009; Vol. 6, Num. 1

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Senate and House Hold Workers’ Memorial Day Hearings to Underscore Need for Greater Employer Accountability Front Lines Volume 1 l Issue 3, May 19, 2009

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Rebecca Foster's Testimony - Are OSHA's Penalties Adequate to Deter Health and Safety Violations?: The Education and Labor Committee video

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Philadelphia Fox 29-has Workers' Memorial Day 2008 + interviews with 2 family members *No longer available.

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60 Minutes Is Enough Done To Stop Explosive Dust? videoSugar Plant Blast In February That Killed 13 Is The Latest Preventable Tragedy Correspondent Scott Pelly and Produced by Joel Bach and David Gelber June 8, 2008

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Blast victim's sister to appear on ‘60 Minutes' The Journal GazetteJune 8, 2008 By Rebecca S. Green

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Laura Flanders Radio Nation Workers Memorial Day Esther Kaplan of The Nation and Tammy Miser May Workers Memorial Day The Nation by Esther Kaplan

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Reps Demand Bush OSHA Act Against Combustible Dust Nobody should die on the job, and, especially nobody should die the painful, searing way Shawn Boone died almost five years ago in Huntington, Ind. Huntington, Ind. by PAI March 28, 2008

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Tempers Flare Over Combustible Dust OSHA refuses to issue mandatory standards, but House members introduce legislation

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Education and Labor Hearing on Combustible Dust by Jesse Lee of The Gavel *No longer Available

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Mine Safety Advocates Press MSHA for Better Miners’ Rights Training To view the Petition for Rulemaking on the at Appalachian Center *No longer available.

 

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Tammy Miser Testimony - House of Representatives, Education and Labor Committee hearing on HR 5522 "The Combustible Dust Fire and Explosion Prevention Act of 2008." video

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Remember the 15

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Occupational Health and Safety Section Newsletter APHA 2007: OHS Awards Luncheon - Congratulations to Occupational Health and Safety Awardees

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Family Bill of Rights USMWF

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Workplace Health and Safety Dirty Dozen Report The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health

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Feds weigh in on deadly Huntington plant explosion *No longer available

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A year later, grief is replaced by activism *No longer available

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Aluminum dust blamed in blast, Plant worker, 33, dies; feds join probe *No longer Available

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