Karee Battenfield filed a $7.9 million wrongful death lawsuit in Multnomah County Circuit Court. Read more
A 51-year-old worker, Billy Robert Alexander, died in an accident involving a pressurized hydraulic hose that exploded while he was at work. Read more
Federal workplace safety officials have cited a Baton Rouge, La., contractor following a trench collapse in which a 24-year-old worker, Isidro Martinez, was killed. Read more
The company has been fined $5,850 for fall hazard related falls in the past, according to OSHA. Read more
Linden Lumber, an Alabama lumber mill, faces fines totaling $43,116 for continually exposing workers to potentially deadly workplace safety hazards that could cause amputations, falls and ot... Read more
The companies were fined a total of $43,000 in safety violations by OSHA. Read more
Department of Labor Regional Solicitor Janet Herold said in a prepared statement: “The court got this one right. By awarding punitive damages, the court sent a message that retaliation again... Read more
The safety failures resulted in two serious workplace injuries to workers while they cleaned machines. Read more
On April 3, 2013, OSHA initiated the inspection in response to a complaint of an employee suffering amputations while loading parts into a mechanical power press. Read more
The Wise lawsuit, filed in November 2014, alleged that DuPont failed to inspect, repair and maintain “faulty and defective equipment” and said its review of state records show the plant was... Read more
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