When Eagle County Charter Academy students gathered to map out the safe and unsafe spaces in their school, they noted not feeling protected in some expected areas, such as the cafeteria and the outside spaces where students gathered during lunch.
There’s good news in the works for CDPHE employees struggling to advance their careers. Office of Human Resources Director Joi Simpson and Training Administrator Audrey Valdez are revamping the department’s professional development program.
Work-related deaths in Colorado increased slightly between 2015 and 2016, according to data released by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. In 2016, there were a total of 81 fatal work injuries recorded, an 8 percent increase from the 75 reported in 2015. The fatal injury rate also increased to 3 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers from 2.9 in 2015.