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Jan 12, 2017
Preventing Deaths and Injuries While Compacting or Baling Refuse Material

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2003-124/

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) requests assistance in preventing deaths and injuries among workers who load, operate, or work near refuse compacting or baling equipment.

Source: NIOSH

Aug 01, 2005
Health and Safety Guide for New Retail Workers

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/resources/health-safety/books-guides/health-and-safety-guide-for-new-retail-workers?lang=en

This guide is meant to increase awareness of workplace safety and provide some specific safety tips for retail workers.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Aug 01, 2005
Baler and Compactor-Related Deaths in the Workplace – United States,

http://www.pneac.org/compliance/OSHA/mm5016a2.pdf

This data shares fatalities related to operating or working near compacting and baling equipment, and suggests safety recommendations for preventing future incidents.

Source: PNEAC