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Senator Proposes New Committee That Could Sideline Regulations for One Year
May 21
Texas Homebuilders Group Files Challenge To New Construction Confined Spaces Rule
May 21
New York Reaches Out to Nail Salon Workers With Wage Fairness and Job Safety Campaign
May 21
OSHA, NIOSH Release Joint Respiratory Protection Toolkit for Health-Care Workers
May 21
Tank Maker Cited for Exposing Workers To High Levels of Hexavalent Chromium
May 21
Construction Site Fire Leads to C$92,500 Fine
May 21
Federal OSHA to Consider Approval of State Plan for Maine's Public-Sector Workers
May 20
Senators Concede Regulatory Reform Won't Pass Under Obama, Seek Workarounds
May 20
Panel Approves Bill Requiring Information On Rules to Be Posted for Six Months
May 20
New Chapter of OSHA Inspection Manual Covers Hazards of Booming Ethanol Industry
May 20
Bill Would Give Homeowners Lead Mitigation Opt-Out, Easing Contractor Restrictions
May 20
Lack of Restroom Access for Bus Drivers Needs OSHA Attention, House Member Says
May 20
Illinois High Court Hears Case on Time-Barred Workers' Comp Complaints
May 20
New York Enacts Nail Salon Worker Rules, Chemical Review as Part of Protection Plan
May 19
Justices Won't Review If Punitive Damages Are Available to Seamen for Flawed Vessel
May 19
Maker of Battery Chargers Fined for Failing To Train Electrocuted Worker, Provide PPE
May 19
Wet Conditions, Poorly Built Scaffold Led to Worker's Death; Companies Fined C$212,500
May 19
Improper Lighting, Counterweight Led To Forklift Accident; Store Fined C$175,000
May 19
Judge Seeks Proof Workers Can't Pay Court Costs
May 19
New York City Mayor Announces Measures To Address Working Conditions in Nail Salons
May 18
NIOSH Objects to Updated ANSI Nail Gun Standard, Points Users to Agency Guidance
May 18
Leg Amputation Accident Draws $98,935 Fine
May 18
Senator Asks Labor Department, Other Agencies to Detail Reg Review Activities
May 15
Safety Research in Health Care Should Focus On Implementation, Council Members Say
May 15
Stress, Sedentary Jobs Leave Over Half Of Workers Feeling Overweight, Survey Says
May 15
Lift Maker Not Liable for Fatal Accident, Texas High Court Holds; Reverses Jury Verdict
May 15
DuPont Leak That Killed Four Draws $99,000 Fine for Training, Process Safety Failures
May 15
Industries With High Numbers of New, Young Workers Focus Ontario Safety Blitz
May 15
Senate Agrees to Debate ‘Fast Track’ Bill Unions Fear Would Endanger Worker Safety
May 14
Michaels Says Judge's Whistle-Blower Order Is ‘Historic'; Employer Appeals Decision
May 14
NIOSH Taps First Government Wikipedian To Reach Health, Safety Audience Online
May 14
Forever 21 Cited Again for Blocked Exits, Stacked Boxes; Fine of $165,000 Proposed
May 14
Pond Cleaning Company Faces $223,454 In Fines for Hazards Leading to Diver's Death
May 14
House Committee Approves Bill With Trucking Rider
May 14
Senators Launch Investigation Into Whether Agencies Are Regulating Through Guidance
May 13
Amputation Inspection Leads to $822,000 Proposed Penalty for Air Duct Manufacturer
May 13
Dairy Co-op Fined $193,200 for Violations Related to Grain Entrapment Death
May 13
Grain Engulfment, Combustible Dust Hazards Among 29 Serious Violations at Grain Facility
May 13
Hose Maker Inspected Under SVEP, Cited For Amputation Hazards, Fined $134,000
May 13
New York Governor Creates Multi-Agency Task Force to Address Nail Salon Hazards
May 12
Worker on Oil Platforms Wasn't Seaman Covered by Jones Act, Fifth Circuit Holds
May 12
Jurisdiction Key to Company's Appeal Of Damage Award to National Guardsmen
May 11
Popcorn Workers Suing Over Diacetyl Exposure Lose Federal Jurisdiction Claim
May 11
High Lost-Time Rates After Injuries Likely To Trigger Inspection Under Directive
May 8
Ontario Awards C$1.7 Million to Province Occupational Health and Safety Projects
May 8
In Liberia, Advanced Ebola Treatment Unable To Cure at Higher Rate Than Simple Care
May 8
McDonald's Will Lose Joint Employer Dispute With NLRB, Management Attorneys Predict
May 8
Workplace Abuse of ADD Medication to Gain Edge Is Growing Concern for Worker Wellness
May 8
Safety Board Moves to Rescind Consolidation Of Power, Boost Transparency, Accountability
May 7
Immigrant Hispanic Safety Training Missing Mark, Report From ASSE, NIOSH Concludes
May 7
New SeaWorld Citations Allege Park Discouraged Employee Safety Complaints
May 7
Five Construction Contractors Cited For Unsafe Scaffold Use, Fined $125,030
May 7
Failure to Call 911 for 90 Minutes After Accident a Willful Violation, Court Affirms
May 7
ALJ Increases Penalty in Collapsed Crane Case
May 7
Workplace Violence Injuries Up 60% In Two Years in Health Sector, Data Show
May 6
Jury to Decide Railroad's Duty to Discover Broken Tracks Leading to Injury, Court Finds
May 6
Democrats Press OMB to End Eight-Month Review of Beryllium Exposure Regulation
May 5
Worker Rights, Restroom Access Focus Of Transgender Equality Group, OSHA Alliance
May 5
Arc Flash Injuries to Worker Result In $147,000 Fine for Republic Steel
May 5
News Fines of $124,780 for Roofer Already Under Court Order for Previous Citations
May 5
Final Construction Confined Space Rule Released; Takes Effect Aug. 3
May 4
Refrigeration Company Would Pay $3 Million In Proposed Settlement of Toxic Gas Case
April 13
Chemical Board May Share Power Following White House Reconsideration of Interim Chief
April 6
Total Workers on Site, Not Headquarters, Is Trigger for FMLA Coverage, Court Rules
April 6
Perez v. Mortgage Bankers: Win for Federal Agencies On Interpretive Rules Could Lead to Loss of Agency Deference
April 6
Am. Made Tires Inc., Sec'y of Labor v., 3/20/15
April 6
ADM Milling Co., Arkansas City, Kan.
April 6
Allegheny Surplus Outlet Inc., Meadville, Pa.
April 6
Allegheny Surplus Outlet Inc., Meadville, Pa.
April 6
Delco Trailers LLC, Sumner, Texas
April 6
Exelon Corp., Middletown, Pa.
April 6
Frank Gravina Home Imp., Carlstadt, N.J.
April 6
Great Plains Energy, La Cygne, Kan.
April 6
Int'l Paper Co., Madison, Ohio
April 6
Ira G. Steffy & Son Inc., Voorhees, N.J.
April 6
JC Stucco & Stone Inc., Philadelphia, Pa.
April 6
Lane Plating Works Inc., Dallas, Texas
April 6
PJ Trailers Mfg. Co., Sumner, Texas
April 6
Tip Top Sheet Metal Inc., Houston, Texas
April 6
William Trahant Jr. Constr. Inc., Revere, Mass.
April 6
OIRA a ‘Troubled Agency,’ Former Head Says; Panel Mulls Revamp of Rulemaking Hurdles
March 20
Faster Progress on Risk Management Rule Necessary, Advocates Tell White House
March 20
Work on Nanotech Risks Gets Increasing Investment in Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget
March 20
Perez Defends OSHA FY 2016 Spending Request, Agency Enforcement Priorities
March 18
In Last ABA Appearance, OSHRC Chair Deplores Cuts Prompted by Budget Shortfall
March 18
Silica Guidelines for Asphalt Milling Would Cut Exposure Below OSHA's Proposed Limit
March 18
Missouri Manufacturer Faces $272,000 Fine After Worker Crushed by Falling Scrap Table
March 18
Women's Groups Predict Victory in Pending Supreme Court Case on Pregnant UPS Worker
March 18
Agency Interpretative Changes Don't Require Rulemaking, Unanimous Supreme Court Says
March 10
Big Roofing, Kansas City, Mo.
March 10
Bloomin’ Brands Inc., Clearwater, Fla.
March 10
Bloomingdale Nursing & Rehab. LLC, Haskell, N.J.
March 10
CAD Signs LLC, Paramus, N.J.
March 10
CDS of Missouri Inc., Fairview Heights, Ill.
March 10
Grainco FS Inc., Newark, Ill.
March 10
Grp. Contractors LLC, Baytown, Texas
March 10
Miami Tile Deliveries Corp., Miami, Fla.
March 10
Perciballi Indus. Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
March 10
Royal Arc Indus. Servs., Ford Hood, Texas
March 10
S. Jersey Central Mfg., BASF CML, Bellmawr, N.J.
March 10
Turner Constr., New York, N.Y.
March 10
WKW Erbsloeh N. Am. Inc., Pell City, Ala.
March 10
Zimmer Holdings Inc., Parsippany, N.J.
March 10
Safety Board Back Under House Oversight Microscope, Hearing Set for March 4
March 2
Court Rejects Injured Baltimore Worker's Effort to Sue Texas Company in Maryland
March 2
Fatal Fall From Communications Tower Leads to Proposed Fine, SVEP Designation
March 2
ILAB Report Questions Effectiveness Of Honduran Enforcement of Labor Laws
March 2
Bay Crane Serv. Inc., New Brunswick, N.J.
March 2
Best in Homes LLC, Madison, Wis.
March 2
Brundage-Bone Conc. Pump. Inc., Ark. City, Kan.
March 2
Ga.-Pac. Chems. LLC, Columbus, Ohio
March 2
JFK Rogers Constr. Inc., Southampton, N.Y.
March 2
Johnson Matthey Inc., W. Deptford, N.J.
March 2
Latshaw Drilling Co. LLC, Pecos, Texas
March 2
Mauricio Diaz Constr., Worthington, Ohio
March 2
Oasis Finishes Inc., Clay, N.Y.
March 2
Thomas Lindstom & Co., Levittown, Pa.
March 2
USPS, Burlington, Vt.
March 2
Vitakraft Sunseed Inc., Weston, Ohio
March 2
New OSHA Reporting Rule Enforcement Procedures Raise Employers' Concerns
February 24