joan evans http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en OSHA Fines Sugar Beet Cooperative $71,000 http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/osha-fines-sugar-beet-cooperative-71000 <p>Denver-based Western Sugar Beet Cooperative&nbsp;has been fined&nbsp;$71,000 for violations that led to the death of an employee&nbsp; in January at its facility in Lovell.&nbsp; OSHA and the Wyoming Department of Workforce services allege that because no guard rails had been installed, 28-year-old Anfesa Galaktionoff fell through an opening in the floor into a production pit.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 23:47:19 +0000 Melodie Edwards 58361 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org OSHA Fines Sugar Beet Cooperative $71,000 Work-related deaths on the rise http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/work-related-deaths-rise <p>Thirty-one workers died on the job in Wyoming in 2012, up from 29 the year before. That’s according to a report by&nbsp;Wyoming’s occupational epidemiologist.&nbsp; Wyoming has&nbsp;one&nbsp;of the worst workplace&nbsp;death rates in the nation. The report attributes that to the fact that&nbsp;a large proportion of Wyoming’s workforce is employed in high risk occupations like&nbsp;oil and gas,&nbsp;ranching,&nbsp;and construction jobs.</p><p></p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 14:24:58 +0000 Melodie Edwards 49946 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Work-related deaths on the rise Workplace deaths in Wyoming increase http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/workplace-deaths-wyoming-increase <p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 00:27:43 +0000 Jordan Harper 45781 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Workplace deaths in Wyoming increase DADS Making a Difference program helps low-income fathers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/dads-making-difference-program-helps-low-income-fathers <div style="margin:0;"><font color="black" face="Calibri" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">This month nine low-income fathers will graduate with structural steel welding certificates with the help of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services.</span></font><font color="black" face="Calibri" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">&nbsp; </span></font><font color="black" face="Calibri" size="4"><span style="font-size:14pt;">DADS Making a Difference is a program that gives job training and other services to fathers who need help supporting their children. </span></font><br><p></p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:58:30 +0000 Luke Hammons 39165 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org DADS Making a Difference program helps low-income fathers Wyoming hires new epidemiologist to improve workplace safety http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-hires-new-epidemiologist-improve-workplace-safety <p>Wyoming has hired a new epidemiologist tasked with trying to document, track and help reduce workplace injuries and deaths. Doctor Mack Sewell&nbsp; is from the New Mexico Department of Health.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 23:54:10 +0000 Bob Beck 24521 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming hires new epidemiologist to improve workplace safety