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1810, 2017

OSHA HazCom Standard Second Most Cited Violation

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

For two years in a row, the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) 1910.1200 is the second most cited violation on OSHA’s Top 10 list. The sections within the HazCom standard most often violated include implementation of a [...]

1310, 2017

Mold Concerns in Our Schools

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

In another example of the severe facility conditions confronting many New Jersey public school districts, the Monroe Township public school district in Gloucester County has closed all district schools because of mold contamination concerns.  [...]

1010, 2017

Will NJ be a hub or bust for wind turbines?

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

The landmark 2010 Offshore Wind Economic Development Act should have made New Jersey a national leader in offshore wind. Yet, for seven years, little action has been taken to capitalize on this opportunity for creating [...]

310, 2017

Sink or Swim? Time for Serious Action On Climate In NJ

October 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The latest hurricane disasters are yet another wake-up call. Climate change is happening and causing sea-level rise, worsening storm surges, increasing air temperatures that lead to more rainfall, and boosting water temperatures — all of which [...]

2809, 2017

Climate Change in New Jersey? It’s Here

September 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Climate change is happening in New Jersey, and some of its impacts are already occurring: warmer summers, more days of extreme rainfalls, and increased frequency and intensity of floods due to [...]

2209, 2017

2017 WEC Awards Dinner

September 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

The New Jersey Work Environment Council holds its major fundraiser, an awards dinner, each year. We look forward to being joined by labor, environmental, community leaders and public officials, representing many thousands of New [...]

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