BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS: Foodservice worker safety on-the-rise
- Help Wanted in the Kitchen: Demand for f/s employees to soar. // FoodService Director;02/15/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p18
Forecasts that foodservice will be one of the most popular career fields according to the United States Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics. Occupations expected to offer the largest number of job openings; Demand for chefs, cooks and other kitchen workers.
- 2008 Metalcasting Workplace Safety Rates Decline, Still Above National Average. // Metal Casting Design & Purchasing;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p8
The article offers information on the reported issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics regarding metal casting workplace injuries and illnesses in 2008.
- Plastics workplace injuries down overall. Toloken, Steve // Plastics News;1/6/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 45, p4
Reports on an improvement in the plastics processing industry's workplace safety record in 2001 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Speculations on improvement in safety performance of the plastics industry; Parameters of judging the workplace safety; Reduction in workplace injury...
- ASSE: Worker death rate "a call to action". // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Oct2011, Vol. 45 Issue 10, p12
The article focuses on the response of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) on the report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which indicates little change in occupational fatality figures from 2009-2010, noting the country's lack of effort to protect workers.
- High-Risk Industry Baits Kids. Reid, Janine // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/29/2001, Vol. 247 Issue 18, p75
Focuses on construction accidents in the United States. Impact of fatality and injury rate on the retention of work force quality; Number of deaths in the construction industry for the year 2000 according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics; Conduction of Workplace Safety Summit to discuss...
- Who is Responsible for Safety? Huppert, Ted // Stone World;Nov2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p136
In this article, the author discusses aspects of safety in the workplace. He mentions a report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which reveals that there are four fatalities at construction sites every work day. He comments on the importance of raising awareness for the prevention of...
- Though count is down, injuries stay high. // Hospital Employee Health;Nov2009, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p128
The article reports on the data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which shows lower injury rates depicting that work places in the U.S. is safer than the previous. Occupational Safety and Health Administration head Edwin G. Foulke stated that the success validates their efforts. However,...
- BOMBS AWAY! Bohmbach, Nate // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Oct2012, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p104
The article offers tips on how to keep away from falling objects and to ensure the safety of employees. Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show that about 263 employees died from being hit with falling objects in 2010. Moreover, to guarantee the safety of employees, it is advised to...
- HARD HATS: Don't take 'em for granted. Twist-Rowlinson, Katie // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;May2012, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p48
The article considers the selection and maintenance of head protection that will properly protect workers in any industry in the U.S. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that head injuries accounted for more than 73,00 of the 1.1 million workplace injuries in 2008. Several considerations when...