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Obama Signs Executive Order to Scrutinize Federal Contractors With Bad Safety Records
August 1
OSHA Considers Revamp of Emergency Response Regulations, Possible Rulemaking
August 1
Boeing Manager Fired After Seeking Leave For Migraines Has FMLA Claim, Court Finds
August 1
EPA Considering Regulating More Chemicals Under Its Rule for High-Hazard Substances
August 1
Warehouse Fined $308,435 for Failure To Abate After Worker Injured by Forklift
August 1
Company Claiming It Didn't Receive Citation For Safety Violation Loses Due Process Case
August 1
NCAA Reaches Proposed $75 Million Settlement in Student-Athlete Safety Cases
July 31
Mid-Year MSHA Data Show Increase in Mining Deaths
July 31
MSHA Announces Proposed Civil Penalty Rule To Simplify Process, Focus on Serious Perils
July 30
Responsibilities of Employer, Staffing Agency Detailed in Temp Worker Inspection Policy
July 30
More Continuing Education for Inspectors Required Under New OSHA Directive
July 30
Grain Handler Cited for Fatal Ammonia Vapor Release
July 30
United Airlines Fined for Violations at Newark Airport
July 30
Judge Won't Reverse Ruling for Former OSHA Worker
July 30
AFL-CIO Demands Better Protections, Union Rights for Tobacco Farmworkers
July 29
Qatar Must Improve Safety of Workers Building World Cup Structures, House Says
July 29
Agencies Clarify Authority Over Commercial Trucking Safety, Whistle-blower Issues
July 29
Number of Fatalities Rises While Injury Rate Continues to Fall in Alberta, Report Says
July 29
Home Depot Fined C$112,500 for Worker's Paralysis
July 29
Whistle-Blower Advisory Panel to Meet in September
July 29
Fed Worker With 9/11-Related PTSD Entitled to Trial
July 29
Allied Oil and Supply Inc., Omaha, Neb.
July 29
Anchor Packaging Inc., Paragould, Ark.
July 29
Creative Renovations Constr. Inc., Bronx, N.Y.
July 29
Ed Ferry Mech. Corp., New Hyde Park, N.Y.
July 29
Eric A. Teal, Salem, Mass.
July 29
Espri Dental PC, El Paso, Texas
July 29
Ga. Carolina Stucco, Evans, Ga.
July 29
Gray Metal Prods. Inc., Avon, N.Y.
July 29
J.M. Wilkerson Constr. Co., Tuscaloosa, Ala.
July 29
KS Energy Servs. LLC, Chicago, Ill.
July 29
Mercer Mgmt. & Dev. Inc., Hamilton, N.J.
July 29
Remedy Intelligent Staffing Inc., Avenel, N.J.
July 29
Sunrise Coop. Inc., Wakeman, Ohio
July 29
U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission LLC, Roller Chain Holyoke Plant, Holyoke, Mass.
July 29
Senate Spending Proposal Clarifies OSHA Chemical Inspection Policy, Boosts NIOSH
July 28
House Bill Would Cap Total Regulatory Costs, Set Overall Regulatory ‘Budget’ for Agencies
July 28
House Committee Approves Bill to Modify, Eliminate Rules Before Issuing New Ones
July 25
Share of Budget for Writing, Enforcing Federal Rules Is Increasing, Report Finds
July 25
Injured Worker Who Didn't Wear Harness Fails in Appeal of Jury's Negligence Verdict
July 25
EPA Extends Comment Period for Radon Proposal
July 25
Severe Violator Program Begins Fifth Year; Construction, Manufacturing Dominate List
July 24
Obama Infrastructure Plan Should Include Vetting Bidders on Safety, Steelworkers Say
July 24
Police Officer Who Exhausted Leave After Breaking Leg Lacks Firing Case, Court Says
July 24
West Virginia Chemical Leak, Dust Explosion Both Tied to Inadequate Oversight, CSB Says
July 24
Lack of Lawyers, Backlog Impede Miners From Getting Black Lung Benefits, Panel Told
July 23
House Democrats Ask OMB for Assistance To Slow Poultry Slaughterhouse Rulemaking
July 23
Elevator Mechanic Fired for Performance Issues, Not Injury-Related Leave, Court Says
July 23
Forever 21 Cited for Third Time in Seven Months, Faces Proposed Fines of $158,000
July 23
Directive Updates Construction, Maintenance Safety for Communications Towers Workers
July 22
Chest Pains and Other Medical Conditions Drive Offshore Evacuations, Study Finds
July 22
Feed Maker Cited for Overloading Bins, Leading to Roof Collapse, Two Fatalities
July 22
Webinar on Federal Nanotech Research July 31
July 22
OSHA Deadline for Silica Briefs Now Aug. 18
July 22
Temporary Workers Panel Meets July 28
July 22
USPS Sued for Accusing Worker of Terrorist Threat
July 22
Ontario Safety Blitz Targets Fall Protection
July 22
EEOC Issues New Enforcement Guidance On Pregnancy Bias Under PDA and ADA
July 21
House May Abandon Vote on OSHA Budget, Funding for Safety Agencies NIOSH, MSHA
July 21
Degree of Control Is Key Factor in Status Of Independent Contractors, Official Says
July 21
Apache Corp., Barnhart, Texas
July 21
BPI Inc., McKees Rocks, Pa.
July 21
Charles Murdough, Tonawanda, N.Y.
July 21
Corporate Res. Servs. Inc., Avenel, N.J.
July 21
CQP Bakery LLC, Lawrence, Mass.
July 21
Gaftek LLC, Bangor, Maine
July 21
Gannett Co., Atlanta, Ga.
July 21
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., Salem, Mass.
July 21
Gunville Trucking Inc., Niagara, Wis.
July 21
Kessel Paving & Concrete Inc., Morrisville, Pa.
July 21
N&O Constr. Corp., Harwood Heights, Ill.
July 21
Staffmark, Avenel, N.J.
July 21
Structural Assocs. Inc., Fort Drum, N.Y.
July 21
Turner Envirologic Inc., Deerfield Beach, Fla.
July 21
Oversight, Regulation Failures Led to Two West Virginia Chemical Disasters, CSB Says
July 18
Player Safety Is Valid Bargaining Issue In Northwestern Football Case, Unions Argue
July 18
Samsung Cuts Ties With Chinese Supplier Due to Concerns Over Child Labor, Safety
July 18
Indiana General Contractor Prevails On Negligence Claim of Paralyzed Roofer
July 18
Vote Expected on Representing Minnesota Home Health Workers as SEIU Files Cards
July 18
Senate Bill Would Criminalize Intentional Concealment of Dangers From Workers
July 17
Chevron California Refinery Expansion Approved; Company Appeals Some Conditions
July 17
Poultry Slaughterhouse Rule Sent to OMB For Review Despite Worker Safety Concerns
July 17
Coal Processor Subject to Mine Safety Law, Third Circuit Rules, Citing Coal Dust Hazard
July 17
Combustible Dust Mitigation Is Focus Of British Columbia Plan on Worker Safety
July 17
Auto Parts Maker Faces $816,500 Fine After Submitting False Abatement Documentation
July 17
California Supreme Court Agrees to Review ‘Component Parts' Defense to Worker Suits
July 16
Texas Shipyard Faces New $305,100 Fine For Failing to Correct Cited Safety Problems
July 16
Eight Contractors at Construction Site In Texas Fined After Death of Worker in Fall
July 16
Temp Worker Death Prompts Senator to Ask OSHA About Regulatory, Legislative Obstacles
July 15
Cost of Chemical Plant Accidents Exposes Weakness of U.S. Standards, Watchdog Says
July 15
Democrats Say They Won't Back Trade Pact Unless It Includes Tougher Labor Protections
July 15
Death of Worker Who Fell 72 Feet Leads To $256,800 in Fines for Three Companies
July 15
Don't Tie Wellness Programs, Premiums, Public Says
July 15
Alberta Clarifies Survivor Benefit Eligibility Criteria
July 15
Prof'l Grade Constr. Grp., Sec'y of Labor v., 6/26/14
July 15
Bilfinger Westcon Indus., Scio, Ohio
July 15
Clearview Constr. LLC, Washington, Ill.
July 15
Cuddy Roofing Co., New Stanton, Pa.
July 15
Dollar Tree Stores Inc., Missoula, Mont.
July 15
Fortune Painting Co., Wilmette, Ill.
July 15
Gaines Elec. Contracting Inc., Tonawanda, N.Y.
July 15
J.M. Haley Corp., Bronx, N.Y.
July 15
Lindamood Demolition Inc., College Station, Texas
July 15
Mesquite Constr. Corp., Daphne, Ala.
July 15
Pan-Oceanic Eng'g Co., Chicago, Ill.
July 15
Rural King, New Philadelphia, Ohio
July 15
Taylor Carpentry & Roofing, Geneva, N.Y.
July 15
Tempus Builders Inc., Evans, Ga.
July 15
Wormley Bros. Enters. Inc., Savannah, Ga.
July 15
Oil Distribution Driver Permitted to Pursue Disability, Age Bias Claims, Court Rules
July 14
Administration Sees Some Improvement In Bangladesh, But More Changes Needed
July 14
Illinois Court Allows Tort Suit for Injuries Not Compensable Under Workers' Comp
July 14
Labor Department, Worker's Former Employer Settle Retaliation Lawsuit for $100,000
July 11
Canada May Reconsider Scope of Employers' Financial Responsibility for Injury Treatment
July 11
Worker Injured in Fall Prevails on Claim That Employer Failed to Provide Safety Equipment
July 11
Residence Owner Not Necessarily Exempt From Injured Roofer's Suit, N.Y. Court Holds
July 11
Contentious Pet Food Maker Back in Court; Labor, OSHA Ask Court to Enforce Settlement
July 10
Drop in Childhood Farm Injuries Coincides With U.S. Research Effort Guided by NIOSH
July 10
NIOSH Seeks Input on Lockout/Tagout, Seen as Major Hazard in Food Manufacturing
July 10
Law Firm Didn't Violate ADA by Firing Support Staff Worker With Lifting Restriction
July 10
House Republicans Ask White House For ‘Immediate Change' in Leadership at the CSB
July 9
U.S., EU Fatality Rates Similar Despite Data Collection Differences, Study Shows
July 9
Worker's SOX Whistle-Blower Claim Didn't Relate Back to Earlier OSH Act Complaint
July 9
Fines Total $228,690 for Florida Construction Company Over Fall Protection Violations
July 9
Snow Removal From Plant's Roof Without Fall Protection Leads to 17 Serious Violations
July 8
Disinfected Water, Fuel Additives, Nanotubes Should Be High IARC Priorities, Advisers Say
July 7
Bangladesh Hasn't Met Plan's Goals, U.S. Should Continue Sanctions, USTR Says
July 7
Dollar Store Receives Its Third Six-Figure Fine for Improper Storage, Blocked Exits
July 7
High Court Won't Review Attorney's Testimony Case
July 7
Advance Constr. Inc., DePere, Wis.
July 7
Blackrock Milling LLC, Tampa, Fla.
July 7
C-B Gear and Mach. Inc., Houston, Texas
July 7
Empire Home Improvements, Clark, N.J.
July 7
Fortune Painting Co., Wilmette, Ill.
July 7
Green Sky Indus., Clifton, N.J.
July 7
Kobelco Stewart Bolling Inc., Hudson, Ohio
July 7
KWS Mfg. Co., Burleson, Texas
July 7
Monro Muffler and Brake Serv., Glenville, N.Y.
July 7
Plumbhouse Constr. LLC, Fayetteville, N.Y.
July 7
Scholes Elec. & Commc'ns, Bridgewater, N.J.
July 7
Solais Siding, Rochester, Wis.
July 7
Tarsco Inc., Corpus Christi, Texas
July 7
Texas Cutting & Coring, College Station, Texas
July 7
Tulip Corp., Niagara Falls, N.Y.
July 7
Obama Administration's Rulemaking Failures Put Workers, Public At Risk, Watchdog Says
July 3
UPS Driver's Pregnancy Accommodation Case Accepted for Review by Supreme Court
July 3
Worker Fired for Safety Breach Permissibly Reinstated by Arbitrator, 8th Circuit Rules
July 3
Undocumented Worker May Pursue Disability Bias Claim, California Supreme Court Rules
July 3
Efforts to Improve Working Conditions ‘Hit a Plateau,' Labor Advocates Report
July 2
‘100 Percent Healed,' Essential Function Rules Are Red Flags Under ADA, Lawyers Say
July 2
CITGO Bid for Indemnity in Complaint Against Contractor in Injury Case Allowed to Proceed
July 2
Power Line Compliance Deadline Delayed; DOL, Industry Negotiating Revisions to Rule
July 2
Vapor Exposure That Sickened 11 Workers Draws Fines for Fruit Processor, Temp Agency
July 2
ACUS Releases Recommendations in Federal Register
July 2
Amputation, Electrical Hazards Lead to 21 Violations
July 2