Falls are a leading cause of death in the construction industry. Read more
The jury awarded Mr. Hood $6.7 million in compensatory damages and $1.5 million in punitive damages against DuPont for failing to warn about the dangers of benzene in its products. 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
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
Federal regulators have cited Migues Deloach Company, a Louisiana general contracting company, for alleged workplace safety violations stemming from an employee’s death. Jonathan Kyle West,... Read more
Unlike the laws that govern ordinary people, the laws regarding workplace safety offer unfair protections to businesses that expose employees to unnecessary and preventable dangers. In fact,... Read more
U.S. regulators have fined British oil giant BP PLC $3 million, citing safety problems at its Toledo, Ohio, refinery. This came some four months after the government imposed a record penalty... Read more
In this country, if you kill, cripple or dismember someone you should expect to go to jail, unless that person works for you. Unlike the laws that govern ordinary people, the laws regarding... Read more
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