July 15, 2014
In this issue:
Last December, a contract worker for the city of Astoria was seriously injured while he was performing a negative pressure test on a new manhole. What were the events leading up to the accident and why did it happen?
Nominations are being accepted now for the 2015 Oregon GOSH Awards
Here are a few reminders for those who work outdoors
NIOSH offers a new guide for preventing back-over injuries
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