To many, the end of August means a new school year, a new schedule and, often, a new dorm room. While these changes are exciting, to some they can be dangerous. The sweltering heat various regions face can create many health problems, while the weight of moving boxes can often lead to neck, back and shoulder injuries.
A Pallet Poem
Recently a Wisconsin pallet shop site manager was fined $25,000, put on 2 years probation, and made to pay $18,000 in restitution to customers for fraudulently using a heat treatment stamp. To some people there may be grey areas in the use of the stamp, especially when considering used pallets. However, a review of the regulations should remove any doubt.
Recent charges by the US Softwood Lumber Coalition that Canada unfairly subsidizes the Canadian softwood industry has led to a preliminary ruling by the US Department of Commerce.