In safety news:

OSHA renewed a national strategic partnership agreement with the Electrical Transmission and Distribution (ET&D) Construction Contractors and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). The partnership has expanded and achieved several goals since the original 2004 agreement, including reducing the number of fatalities; providing an ET&D industry-specific OSHA training course for line workers, industry supervisors, and leadership; developing 14 best practices to reduce the frequency of hazardous incidents; creating a safety video and a mobile app featuring the best practices, industry updates, and other topics; and establishing a national Electrical Safety Stand Down.

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