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Proper Safety Prevents Construction Deaths

Since 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act has saved the lives of more than 553,000 workers. But there are still thousands of dangerous jobs. And construction is one of the most hazardous fields of all. According to OSHA, the fatal injury rate in construction is higher than the national average for all industries. The owners …

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National Staffing Employee Week – September 18-24, 2017

Today kicks off National Staffing Employee Week. Spec Personnel wants to say “thank you” to our workers. More than three million temporary and contract employees work for America’s staffing agencies during an average week. 15 million temporary and contract employees are connected with job opportunities every year. 9 out of 10 staffing employees say they were …

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Roadchecks Cracking Down on Trucking Companies

A common problem for trucking companies is their trucks getting fines during routine inspections which can often result in fines.  There are a variety of reasons for these tickets at roadchecks.  However, the most common infractions are for failure to secure truck equipment, damaged tie-downs, insufficient tie-downs, and loose tie-downs.  These fines can be expensive …

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