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Worker Safety

Governor signs 60 bills into law, including one designed to keep lowered construction site safety standards in place

PHOENIX — Gov Jan. Brewer signed legislation Tuesday designed to stop the federal government from taking over enforcement of construction safety standards in Arizona.

April 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

OSHA tells Arizona to tighten rules on construction-site falls

PHOENIX — Federal officials say they could wind up assuming control of workplace safety in Arizona’s residential construction industry because a 2012 state law doesn’t do enough to protect workers.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson postal center faces $70K fine for safety violation

The U.S. Postal Service processing and distribution center in Tucson has been cited by safety regulators for a “willful safety violation” involving the improper operation of a powered industrial truck.

September 25, 2012 1:59 pmLoading…

Heat safety in spotlight as AZ probes worker death

For most people, staying indoors during the searing summer heat is the best strategy for avoiding heat-related illness.

June 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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