safety http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Wyoming’s Workplace Safety Effort Continues http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-s-workplace-safety-effort-continues <p>Regulation has been a hot-button topic when it comes to worker safety in Wyoming over the last few years. Despite pressure from worker advocacy groups, legislators have been reluctant to write new laws tackling workplace injuries and fatalities, instead opting for an incentives-based approach.<br /><br />Dr. Mack Sewell is the state’s occupational epidemiologist. He’s been on the job for about a year and a half, and he recently spoke with Wyoming Public Radio’s Stephanie Joyce about his latest report on workplace accidents, released in November, and how the state should move forward. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 23:49:40 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 52767 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming’s Workplace Safety Effort Continues New report offers recommendations for improving public safety on Indian reservations http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/new-report-offers-recommendations-improving-public-safety-indian-reservations <p>A report released by the Indian Law and Order Commission says law enforcement responsibilities on Indian reservations should be placed with tribes, rather than with federal and state governments, as they are now. The report, titled “<strong><a href="https://www.indianlawandordercommission.com/report/">A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer</a></strong>,” looked at public safety issues in Native American communities nationwide and made recommendations to close the public safety gap by 2024. Public safety in tribal communities often lags behind non-Native communities.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 00:54:52 +0000 Irina Zhorov 50160 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net New report offers recommendations for improving public safety on Indian reservations State Forester urges caution with fireworks on Independence Day http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/state-forester-urges-caution-fireworks-independence-day <p></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:03:42 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 42856 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net State Forester urges caution with fireworks on Independence Day