REACH has two new articles in the Herald and News!

REAH has two new articles in the Herald and News! The first is an information article updating the community on the status of REACH Inc. and what new projects have been started or are in the works. Namely, our biggest project is working on the new market tax credit program. The second is about the new regulations coming down the pipeline for all sheltered workshops. This change means we at REACH had to change our approach to helping our individuals. There is much more information so check out the article here and leave a comment here or there.     The second article is actually an editorial from Herald and News Editorial Board. Its members are Publisher Mark Dobie, Editor Gerry O’Brien and Forum Editor […]

Part 2 of 3 on what do we produce at REACH Inc.?

Part 2 on “What do we produce at REACH Inc.?” In our first part of “What do we produce at REACH, Inc.?” We went over the various pallets made in our main facility from Maywood Drive. In this section or part 2, we are going to discuss our Recycle Department. First thing is what type of material do we recycle, where can the community drop off their recycle and how much, how many baling machines does REACH, Inc. have? and Who we partner with in the local community?   Our recycling division was much bigger in size, until the fire last year on July 7th, 2015. The fire wiped out all of our recycle material, an outbuilding, as well as our then big Baler. We […]

Article and update of REACH Inc. from the Herald and News.

Check out the new article on REACH Inc. in the Herald and News If you live in Klamath Falls, Oregon and have been wondering how REACH Inc. has been up to since the fire on July 7th, 2015. Well the Herald and News has written an article updating the status of REACH Inc.   Take a gander and read all the details of the newest feature on REACH Inc. and come back for the main points of the article.     Some points of interest from the article. Welcome back, a great article written by Holly Dillemuth and pictures by Kevin N Hume. Here are important points from the article. Recycling services are back in a limited capacity (no curbside residential due to the amount […]

Oregon Safety Break and REACH

Once a year The Oregon OSHA coordinates a one-day event called Oregon Safety Break on May the 11th. The purpose is to raise awareness and promote the value of workplace safety. Oregon employers use the event to raise its employees’ knowledge of workplace safety using activities and group discussions. After all, both the employer and the employees want everyone to go home the same way they came to work. When presented with a safe environment to work in workers would be less likely to be injured.   What spurred the Oregon OSHA to create the Oregon Safety Break event?   Back in 2001 the death rate for employees had hit a record low of 34 deaths. The lowest in a decade due to a steady […]