A list of general COVID-19 resources grouped by agency and additional industry-specific COVID-19 resources grouped by industry. This is intended as a resource and is not comprehensive.
Workers have the right to file a whistleblower complaint online with OSHA (or 1-800-321-OSHA) if they believe their employer has retaliated against them for exercising their rights under the whistleblower protection laws enforced by the agency. Acts of retaliation can include terminations, demotions, denials of overtime or promotion, or reductions in pay or hours. “Employees have… [Read More]
Washing your gloves and sleeves with mild soap as outlined in the ASTM F496 standard is the best way to ensure your gloves and sleeves are clean. Per the standard, “The gloves and sleeves shall be washed with a mild soap or mild detergent and water. After washing, the gloves and sleeves shall be thoroughly… [Read More]
Out of concern for the health and safety of our members and staff, the annual Keep the Clearance (KTC) Tree Trimmer Safety Summit, which was originally scheduled for May 6, has been postponed to a later date TBD. We are continuously monitored the situation with COVID-19 and a new date for the summit will be… [Read More]
It is with a heavy heart that we report that earlier this week, an accident in Santa Rosa claimed the life a new IBEW 1245 member when the off-highway vehicle (OHV) he was driving went off the road and down an embankment. The member has been identified as David Romero-Mendoza, age 31. He was working… [Read More]
Name of product: Spare 10,000 mAh Power Banks Hazard: The power bank’s lithium-ion battery can overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards. Remedy: Dispose Recall date: January 23, 2020 Units: About 5,000 (about 445 were sold in Canada) Consumer Contact: PCNA at 800-860-1555, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. ET Monday through Friday,… [Read More]