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2024 OSHA Training for Funeral Professionals

Thursday, February 8, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, March 14, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, April 11, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, May 9, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, June 13, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, September 19, 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, October 11 or 17 2024 @ 2 PM
Thursday, December 12, 2024 @ 2 PM


Archive February 2023

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News You Can Use: February 22, 2023

This week we explained that non-compete agreements may happen in the funeral service industry, but it will be a long delay, if it happens at all. Also in this issue, we printed the Boston Archdiocese’s stance on alkaline hydrolysis; explained that COVID victims are changing from Black and Hispanic to white; Announced the March 9 OSHA training session; announced births and deaths.


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News You Can Use: February 8, 2023

This week we showed that it is important to apologize the right way when things go wrong, offering tips on how to apologize from a new book. Also in this issue, we introduced a local grief camp for children; told of two bills promoting pay transparency; announced the sale of Batesville was finalized; offered a link to see if funeral homes have any unclaimed funds; announced upcoming Cape Cod CC and North Shore CC info sessions.


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News You Can Use: February 1, 2023

This week we previewed the upcoming 2023-24 legislative session and highlighted the bills of interest to the MFDA and our members. Also in this issue, we reminded members about the one-question management services survey; Announced upcoming Cape Cod CC and North Shore CC info sessions; told how the Mass. death rate was on the rise.


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