Preventing Workplace Fatalities - 5:09
with Bart Pickelman the Director for the Michigan Operational Safety and Health Administration
Posted May 31, 2017
The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is working to collaborate with employers and employees to better prevent workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. The Michigan Operational Safety and Health Administration health and safety activities include: setting and enforcing occupational safety and health standards; providing extensive safety and health training and education; and working with partners to develop innovative programs to prevent workplace hazards. All agency activities focus on meeting the MIOSHA mission to help protect the safety and health of Michigan workers. Visit the MIOSHA on the web. Interview recorded on May 25th, 2017.
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