The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospi... Read more
Driver fatigue is a foreseeable risk for all drivers. But for drivers of commercial vehicles, it’s an occupational hazard which has been recognized by the Occupational Safety and Health Admi... Read more
Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed $460,000 in new fines for a southwestern Pennsylvania painting company that was cited two years ago over allegations that its workers are ex... Read more
A wrongful death lawsuit involving Marathon Oil has been settled. The suit was filed by the mother of a 21-year-old Montana man found dead at a western North Dakota oil well in 2012. Trista... Read more
Safety lapses and equipment failures contributed to the death of a Norfolk, Va., sanitation worker, according to a report. The worker, 51-year-old Jerry Holton, was crushed inside a recyclin... Read more
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Waukesha sandblasting company for 42 safety and health violations, including four repeat health violations. The citations agains... Read more
A federal agency levied fines totaling $313,500 against three construction firms last month for safety violations that led to a tower crane collapse that killed seven people in March. The ci... Read more
Birmingham, Alabama-based Sloss Industries incurred $182,500 in proposed penalties for exposing workers to safety hazards at its fiber divisions manufacturing plant. The Occupational Safety... Read more
Federal officials say that Imperial Sugar Co. should face fines of more than $8.7 million for violations at two plants, including a Georgia facility where an explosion killed 13 people. The... Read more
The Bush Administration is doing everything possible to help its powerful political buddies during its last days in office. Political appointees at the Department of Labor are moving with un... Read more
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