Washington State L&I has canceled its July 19th Crane Safety Meeting. The meeting will be rescheduled for later in the year.
Washington State L&I provides a number of resources to help keep employees safe from heat related illness during the warm summer months:
Link to online video: Heat: A Dangerous Combination (available in English & Spanish)
OSHA-NISOH Heat Safety Tool app can be used to plan outdoor work based on the heat index throughout the day
The next Construction Advisory Committee meeting has been rescheduled to July 19th from 9 a.m. to noon at the L&I Tukwila office.
The next silica stakeholder meeting will be held June 8, 2017 at 9 a.m. at the L&I Tukwila office.
The Washington State Department of Labor and Industries recently reported an incident in which a laborer fell 20 feet from a roof, sustaining serious injuries including a fractured spine. L&I encourages employers and employees to take appropriate action to prevent workplace falls. See the L&I website for more detailed information on the incident and preventative actions that should be taken.