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As Summer Arrives—Make Sure Temporary Workers Receive Proper Health & Safety Training

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Jul 2, 2014 9:33:00 AM

Schools are out and many organizations bolster their staffs with temporary or seasonal help.  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the American Staffing Association recently signed an alliance to work together to further protect temporary employees from workplace hazards.  OSHA has been monitoring and reporting on the state of temporary worker safety through its National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health's (NACOSH) Temporary Worker workgroup very closely as this sector has grown. ASA, founded in 1966, serves as the voice of the U.S. staffing and recruiting industry. With more than 1,600 members, ASA advances the interests of staffing and recruiting firms through advocacy, public relations and education.

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Topics: temporary workers, health and safety, National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety

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