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Telecommunications Workzone

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  • A WORD FROM “THE MAN”

    This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in providing specialized telecommunications services, such as satellite tracking, communications telemetry and radar station operation. This industry also includes establishments primarily engaged in providing satellite terminal stations and associated facilities connected with one or more terrestrial systems and capable of transmitting telecommunications to, and receiving telecommunications from, satellite systems. Establishments providing Internet services or voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services via client-supplied telecommunications connections are also included in this industry.

    Subsector 5171

    This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in operating and/or providing access to transmission facilities and infrastructure that they own and/or lease for the transmission of voice, data, text, sound, and video using wired telecommunications networks.

    Subsector 5172

    This industry comprises establishments engaged in operating and maintaining switching and transmission facilities to provide communications via the airwaves.

    Subsector 5173

    This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in purchasing access and network capacity from owners and operators of the networks and reselling wired and wireless telecommunications services to businesses and households.

  • Industry News

    30 JUL

    NIOSH Issues First Approval for Closed-Circuit Escape Respirator Under New Requirements

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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    30 JUL

    OCT Pet-Food Manufacturer Shutting Down After Spending ‘Every Penny’ to Comply with OSH Standards

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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    30 JUL

    OCT Pet-Food Manufacturer Shutting Down After Spending ‘Every Penny’ to Comply with OSH Standards

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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  • SAFETY IN NUMBERS

    Want the straight dirt? You’ve come to the right place. These stats are unacceptable… intolerable…inexcusable. But they’re the cold blooded facts. We won’t sleep until the numbers drop to zero. But for now, keep a tab on top issues and injuries in here.

    Top three work-related injuries are: sprains and strains (with 5,070 cases), bruises and contusions (with 620 cases) and soreness & pain (with 500 cases). These injuries made up 65% of all injuries in this WorkZone.*

    Of these, 1,150 resulted in employees missing one to five days of work and 3,590 missing thirty-one days or more.*

    There were 11 work-related fatalities in 2012.*

    *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • BREAKOUT OF THE WORKZONE

    A pulse on your world – and you’re not alone. How many people do what you do? How old is the average Joe or Sally in your field? What are the top companies that employ? And so much more... Read on for all the juicy details.

    860,660 people are employed by the Telecommunications industry*

    Average worker age: 42 **

    Companies in the Telecommunications industry include (but not limited to): One Source Networks, Phone Power, Link America, Star2Star Communications, CFN Services, Calling Mart, TeleQuality, Communications, Network Solutions Provider, Access Media 3 and QuadGen Wireless Solutions Inc.

    *National Safety Council Injury Facts: 2013 Edition

    **U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • WHERE TO CATCH US

    We sell tenacity at every corner of the globe and set up truss in 30+ cities a year to meet with the tenacious gear junkies who use and distribute our product. Come talk shop with us. From San Diego to Orlando, we're booked at the best of 'em. Here is where we'll be in 2014. View our events calendar for more information.

    IADC Conference — Houston, TX
    February 02 - February 03, 2016

    World Of Concrete — Las Vegas, NV
    February 02 - February 05, 2016

    Grainger Show — Orlando, FL
    February 08 - February 11, 2016

    NATE Unite — New Orleans, LA
    February 22 - February 25, 2016

    INDICA — Grapevine, TX
    April 02 - April 06, 2016

    SMG Partnership Conference — Orlando, FL
    April 10 - April 14, 2016

    Fastenal Customer Show — Nashville, TN
    April 12 - April 14, 2016

    Evergreen — Addison, TX
    April 18 - April 21, 2016

    OTC - Offshore Technology Conference — Houston, TX
    May 02 - May 05, 2016

    Minnesota Safety & Health Conference — Minneapolis, MN
    May 03 - May 05, 2016

    DPA Buying Conference — Orlando, FL
    May 11 - May 13, 2016

    ASSE Safety 2016 — Atlanta, GA
    June 26 - June 28, 2016

    VPPPA National Conference — Kissimmee, FL
    August 29 - September 01, 2016

    National Safety Council — Anaheim, CA
    October 17 - October 19, 2016

    ISSA/Interclean — Chicago, IL
    October 26 - October 28, 2016

    STAFDA Show — Atlanta, GA
    November 06 - November 08, 2016

    Fastenal Employee Show — Orlando, FL
    December 08 - December 09, 2016