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Fall 2002

  • OSHA Restructures
    The agency's new structure increases outreach and establishes a new office for small businesses.

  • Fatality Rate Holds Steady
    Excluding deaths during the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the worker fatality rate remained relatively stable during 2001.

  • New NEP Focuses on Nursing Homes
    A new national emphasis program focuses on nursing and personal care facilities with high injury and illness rates.

  • Cover Story:
    Safety and Health Add Value. To Your Business. To Your Workplace. To Your Life.

  • Hispanic Outreach
    OSHA's Tarrytown and Manhattan Area Offices and a staffer in Atlanta are using unique methods to deliver the safety and health message to Hispanic workers.

  • Professional Certification
    OSHA's initiative to promote certification will strengthen the agency's voice in the national dialogue about workplace safety and health.

  • Highlighting IH Successes
    OSHA's industrial hygienists demonstrate their far-reaching work and its direct impact on workers' lives.

  • Compliance Assistance Reaches Out
    A new program at OSHA's Omaha Area Office gives VPP companies an opportunity to share their experience with companies that need it most.

  • Remembering Frances Perkins
    This lifetime advocate of workers' rights helped pioneer today's workplace safety and health programs.

  • Safety in the Trenches
    Taking basic precautions can prevent deadly excavation and trenching accidents.
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