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Companies in VOSHA’s Green Mountain Voluntary Protection Programs perform better than national average

first_imgCompanies enrolled in the VOSHA Green Mountain Voluntary Protection Programs (GMVPP) have, once again, performed at a higher level than the national average of their peers in the area of reportable jobsite injuries and illnesses, as reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Incidence rates of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses by industry and case types, 2008.In the latest 2008 BLS report, two important performance measures are tracked and compared to the North American Industrial Classification Code System (NAICS) for each industry type. The first is the industry Total Case Incident Rate (TCIR). This rate is a reflection of the worksite s total recordable cases in a calendar year. The second is the Days Away Restricted and/or Transferred rate (DART). This rate reflects the number of recordable cases in a calendar year that result in an employee missing time from work or having to perform duties which are not their normal jobsite duties due to the injury or illness. These rates are reflected in a percentage per 1000 employees in a particular NAICS industry type.For the 2009 calendar year all of the employers recognized by the GMVPP have outperformed the latest injury and illness statistics. The following are the performance numbers listed as a percentage below the related BLS average for their respective industries.Ben and Jerry s Homemade, Saint Albans Manufacturing FacilityTCIR 64% DART 52%United Water NACO, Saint Johnsbury Waste Water Treatment FacilityTCIR 100%, No recordable cases DART 100%, No recordable casesEnergizer Battery, Bennington Manufacturing FacilityTCIR 61% DART 88%Energizer Battery, Saint Albans Manufacturing FacilityTCIR 30% DART 16%G.E. Aviation, Rutland ManufacturingTCIR 31% DART 42%IBM, Essex JunctionTCIR 31% DART 17%Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, VernonTCIR 60% DART 100%, No recordable casesVermont Agency of Transportation, District 7, Saint JohnsburyTCIR 58% DART 100%, No recordable casesThe GMVPP is a VOSHA partnership program that recognizes worksites with exemplary safety and health management systems in place. Those systems are based on four core values: 1) Management Commitment and Employee Involvement; 2) Worksite Hazard Assessment; 3) Hazard Prevention and Control; and 4) Employee Safety and Health Training.last_img read more

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Live Updates: Premier League Live Score

first_img14-Oct-201290′ : Hearts of Oak 3 – 2 Edubiase FC90′ : Amidaus Profs. 1 – 0 Liberty90′ : AshGold 2 – 2 Kotoko90′ : Aduana Stars 0 – 0 Berekum Chelsea90′ : Arsenals 1 – 1 Wa All Stars90′ : Medeama SC 1 – 0 Dwarfs90′ : Faisal 0 – 0 Tema Youthlast_img

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Ex-Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt wants $131 million divorce thrown out, but judge says no

first_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error A phone message left for Jamie McCourt’s attorney, Bert Fields, was not immediately returned. LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles judge has denied a motion by former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt to throw out a $131 million divorce settlement she believes was invalid because she was misled about the team’s value.Superior Court Judge Scott Gordon ruled Monday that Jamie McCourt isn’t entitled to more than she received in the settlement reached with former husband and ex-Dodgers owner Frank McCourt.Jamie McCourt contended her ex-husband short-changed her $770 million by misrepresenting the Dodgers’ assets during their divorce. She believes Frank McCourt knew the true value all along.The team was later sold for $2 billion. The McCourts’ marriage was dissolved in 2010, and less than a year later the Dodgers went into bankruptcy.last_img read more