NICA’s Disaster Site Worker Class Hosted at the University of Washington

NICA has an OSHA 7600 15-hour Disaster Site Worker class coming up at the University of Washington March 27 & 28, 2014. The goal of this class is to provide participants with an awareness of the safety and health hazards they may encounter while working at a disaster site, including the importance of respiratory protection […]


NICA RELEASES NEW GHS HAZCOM SAFETY VIDEOS

NICA is proud to announce the release of their 4 new GHS HAZCOM videos on their NICA Safety YouTube channel. The overview video is a complete explanation of a basic Hazard Communication Program with the integration of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Also available is a 3 minute video […]


2014 MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES TO $9.32

Tumwater – Washington’s minimum wage will increase to $9.32 per hour beginning January 1, 2014, theDepartment of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced today. L&I calculates the state’s minimum wage each year as required by Initiative 688, approved by Washington voters in 1998. The 13-cent-per-hour increase, from $9.19 to $9.32 an hour, reflects a 1.455 percent increase in the Consumer Price Index for […]