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US work safety chief calls for good safe green jobs

The newly installed leader of the US government’s workplace safety watchdog has made his first public act a call for green jobs to be good, safe jobs. On 9 December 2009 David Michaels was  confirmed as the Obama administration’s Assistant Secretary of Labor for occupational safety and health. The head of the Occupational Safety and […]
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USA: NIOSH making green jobs safe workshop

NIOSH, the US government’s occupational safety and health research body, is to run a ‘Going green: Safe and healthy jobs’ workshop in Washington DC from 14-16 December 2009.  It says: “Please join NIOSH as we frame the issues surrounding integrating worker health and safety into the new green economy.”  [pdf version of the workshop flyer]. […]
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