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Metal Finisher Earns Accreditation
as Aerospace and Defense Contractor

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
 
Metal finisher Nico Products, Minneapolis, MN, has earned Nadcap accreditation from the Performance review Institute (PRI), which ensures that the company conforms to strict guidelines as a global aerospace and defense contractor. Nico received accreditation for chemical processing including zinc plating, passivation and other finishing processes; www.nico.com. Learn more about the Nadcap accreditation and PRI at www.pri-network.org/nadcap.

New OSHA Training Component
Emphasizes Workers’ Rights

Monday, June 28, 2010
 
Every OSHA 10- and 30-hr. Outreach Training Program must now include a new training component called Introduction to OSHA, which emphasizes workers’ rights, including their right to: • Safe and healthful workplaces; • Knowledge of the presence and effects of hazardous chemicals; • Review information about injuries and illnesses in their workplaces; • Receive training; • Request/file for an OSHA inspection and participate in the inspection; and • Be free from retaliation for exercising their safety and health rights. For more information, visit www.osha.gov/dte/outreach/teachingaids.


Motoman Robotics on the Move

Monday, June 28, 2010
 
Yaskawa America, Inc. announced that its Motoman Robotics division will move to a new 300,000-sq.-ft. office and production facility to be built just south of Dayton. Construction begins in July 2010 with a move-in date of June 2011. The new North American headquarters for Motoman Robotics will combine its current Ohio locations in West Carrolton and Troy, and house 250-275 employees. More at www.motoman.com.

 

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