Great Lakes Trenchless News

  • OSHA "Hot" Over Heat Stress

    OSHA is now focusing on heat related illnesses in the workplace even though it has no Standard which specifically addresses working in a hot environment. It is aggressively pursuing employers and, in a Washington memo to OSHA’s Regional Administrators, it stated that “this memo directs the Field to expedite heat-related inspections and to issue Citations … as soon as possible.”...

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  • Medical Marijuana is Here - Now What?

    Ohio has just become the 25th state to legalize medical marijuana and, most importantly, this probably ends any ballot initiative to amend Ohio's Constitution this Fall to allow recreational marijuana – just what the Statehouse hoped. Governor Kasich signed the legislation on June 8 and it becomes effective in early September, but various state agencies...

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