Challenging Timber Management on DNR Land

Reprinted from American Resource Council – October Washington State Supreme Court Holds Oral Argument in Case Challenging Timber Management on DNR Trust Lands On October 21, 2021 the Washington State Supreme Court held oral argument in Conservation Northwest et al. v. Commissioner Franz et al.—one of the most important cases to be heard in recent…More

Fatal Facts: Apprentice Electrician Suffers Arc Flash Burns

SUMMARY An apprentice electrician suffered severe arc flash burns to his hands and face while attempting to install a breaker into an energized electrical panel. The apprentice had worked for his employer, an electrical contractor, for three years.The plan was for the apprentice to install the breaker into the 600 amp/480 volt main distribution panel…More

5-Minute Safety Talk: Driver Safety – Snow and Ice

Knowing how to drive safely on ice or with snow on the roads can be the difference between life and death. Knowing how to drive safely on ice or with snow on the roads can be the difference between life and death. Safe Winter Driving Tips Buckle-up every time you get into your vehicle. Clear…More

Featured Member: Everett Engineering

Located in Everett, Washington TPM Member Since August 2021 Everett Engineering, Inc. can be reached at:PO Box 12100, 25 Marine View Drive, Everett, WA 98201Phone 425-259-3117 When a huge piece of machinery needs repair or re-tooling, who do you call? Everett Engineering is the call you’ll want to make and to take advantage of…More

Frontline: COVID-19 Religious Accommodations & Vaccinations

On October 25, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) posted updated and expanded technical assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, addressing questions about religious objections to employer COVID-19 vaccine requirements and how they interact with federal equal employment opportunity (EEO) laws. Key updates to the technical assistance: Employees and applicants must inform their…More

Counsel’s Corner: Sexual Harassment

Disclaimer: This document and any discussions set forth herein are for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice, which has to be addressed to particular facts and circumstances involved in any given situation. Review or use of the document and any discussions does not create an attorney-client relationship with the author…More


From personal gratitude practices to paying it forward with random acts of kindness, gratitude and giving back can help spread much-needed joy this holiday season. Here are some ideas to get started: Create a Daily Gratitude Practice Many organizations already offer a variety of services that support mental health, yet benefits Taking a moment each…More