July 13, 2023
VIA Wyoming Department of Workforce Services:
DWS offers employment and training services to veterans from all branches at our 18 regional workforce centers located around the state. All eligible veterans can receive:
This program allows employers, educational institutions and the Workers’ Compensation division to collaborate and train students between the ages of 16 and 18 to work safely in extra-hazardous jobs. Through a Student Learner Agreement, students are covered under the employer’s Workers’ Compensation policy while gaining real-world vocational experience and school credit or compensation.
Qualified hazardous occupations include:
Heat-related illness can affect workers in many industries, at indoor or outdoor worksites. Some job-related risk factors include:
When a worker is performing physical labor in a warm environment, any unusual symptom can be a sign of overheating.
Heat-related illnesses can be prevented; this requires employers and workers to recognize heat hazards. Take extra precautions to train new workers, allowing them extra time to acclimate to working in warm environments; train supervisors and workers to control and recognize heat hazards; and provide sufficient rest, shade, and fluids.
September 15, 2023
Via Wyoming Business Council Breaking Through: Stories from Wyoming Pioneers Wyoming Business Council Launches Episode 3: L&H Industrial Next up in our series of showcasing Wyoming Pioneers is L&H Industrial from Gillette. Big dreams require big machines, and that’s right in L&H’s wheelhouse. As President Mike Wandler says, “When we end up colonizing Mars, there will be […] Read More
September 1, 2023
Business Council Boards Meet Next Week in Evanston Cheyenne, Wyo – The Wyoming Business Council (WBC) Board of Directors and Main Street Advisory Board will both hold their quarterly meetings next week in person in Evanston, Wyoming, and concurrently via Zoom. Wyoming Main Street The Wyoming Main Street Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 5, […] Read More
August 29, 2023
Wyoming Business Council Launches Updated Market Expansion Grant Cheyenne, Wyoming (For Immediate Release) – The Wyoming Business Council (WBC) is rolling out changes to the Trade Show and Market Expansion Grant, now called the Market Expansion Grant (MEG). The primary focus of the MEG is to help Wyoming businesses overcome challenges associated with expanding into new markets outside the […] Read More