workplace deaths http://michiganradio.org en Is it time to expand workplace safety regulations in Michigan? http://michiganradio.org/post/it-time-expand-workplace-safety-regulations-michigan <p>Union leaders are applauding a promise by state Democratic lawmakers to reinstate workplace safety regulations in Michigan.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The names of dozens of Michigan workers who died on the job were read aloud during a ceremony in Lansing. There are about 120 deaths in the workplace every year in Michigan.</span></p> Mon, 29 Apr 2013 19:22:10 +0000 Steve Carmody 12326 at http://michiganradio.org Is it time to expand workplace safety regulations in Michigan? MSU: Workplace deaths increased in 2010 http://michiganradio.org/post/msu-workplace-deaths-increased-2010 <p>The number of people who died on the job in Michigan increased in 2010.&nbsp; <a href="http://news.msu.edu/story/9279/">Michigan State University </a>researchers track workplace deaths.&nbsp;&nbsp; Researcher Ken Rosenman&nbsp;says agriculture recorded the most on-the-job fatalities last year.&nbsp; He says workplace homicides also more than doubled in 2010.&nbsp;</p><p>In all, 123 people died in the workplace in Michigan last year.&nbsp;</p><p>Rosenman insists most, if not all, job deaths could have been prevented.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:55:32 +0000 Steve Carmody 2207 at http://michiganradio.org MSU: Workplace deaths increased in 2010