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Silica sickens 3,600 a year, but the White House has halted an OSHA rule 38 years in the making
Michael Carpenter, age 33, was killed on the job March 15.
Oregon workers who died on the job last year will be remembered at ceremonies in Portland and Salem
A PIRG call center tosses ergonomic chairs and gives union workers stackable metal chairs to sit on
Hunger strikers demand GM take responsibility for injured workers in Colombia.
Oregon workers who died on the job last year will be remembered at ceremonies in Portland and Salem.
Another 6 Oregonians died in combat.
The Labor Press asked Oregon OSHA staff to identify some of the most common ergonomic hazards they find.
In 2010, 17 Oregon workers and 86 Washington workers were killed on the job according to state agencies.
Fishers, loggers, and airplane pilots have the most dangerous jobs, while construction and transportation and warehousing had the most deaths overall.