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An accident is an unpredictable event, difficult if not impossible to prevent – like when a meteor lands in your living room. Workplace deaths, unfortunately, are much less rare than meteors. They are also much more predictable. Decades of research and practice in workplace safety and health have identified the most common workplace hazards – and proven strategies for prevention.
If employers were to implement these strategies more consistently and effectively, thousands of workers who have died on the job would be alive today.
At the General Membership meeting on May 13, 2015, several proposed changes to the SVFT Constitution & By-laws were voted on. Members can view the latest edition of the SVFT Constitution & By-laws by clicking here: SVFT Constitution & By-laws Effective 5/13/15
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