Lockout/Tagout from RiskControl360°

Although this question-and-answer article is provided through CareWorks Consultants, AFPD’s Third Party Administrator for workers’ compensation in Ohio, the information is based on Federal OSHA regulations that apply to all states. What is the OSHA standard for control of hazardous energy sources? The OSHA standard for Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout), Title 29 Code of…

SNAP Bits from FRAC

SNAP Participation Takes Small Drop in January 2013. SNAP national participation in January 2013 decreased by 19,948 people over the month to 47,772,108 people—1.3 million persons higher than in January 2012. USDA Secretary Battles Attacks on SNAP/Food Stamps. Speaking at an event, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack said the SNAP/Food Stamp Program and other federal nutrition…

President Obama’s FY2014 Budget Supports Nutrition Programs

With nearly one in five Americans saying they struggle to afford enough food for their households, President Barack Obama’s FY2014 budget, released last week, protects and proposes to further strengthen federal nutrition programs. “President Obama’s budget recognizes the crucial role the federal nutrition programs play in helping low-income people afford and access healthy food. By…