Smith, Sandy
October 2005
Occupational Hazards;Oct2005, Vol. 67 Issue 10, p23
Focuses on the industrial safety measures taken by Fort Dearborn Co. in Niles, Illinois. Decision of the company to stop its printing operation to install ventilation; Participation of employees in the company's commitment to provide occupational safety; Focus of the review of ergonomics conducted at Fort Dearborn's facilities; Actions taken by the company to provide safety training to employees.


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