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House Panel Details Moure-Eraso Allegations
July 13
CSB Nominee Kulinowski Gets July 15 Senate Hearing
July 13
DuPont Named Severe Violator, Fined $273,000
July 13
Senate Panel Approves Bill to Allow Longer Trucks, Worrying Safety Advocates
June 29
3M to Buy Fall Protection Equipment Maker Capital Safety in Record $2.5 Billion Deal
June 29
Florida Roofing Management in Found in Contempt Must Prove Inability to Pay Fines
June 29
Landscaper Fine C$125,000 for Hazards Related to Worker's Fall From Parking Ramp
June 29
Occupational Exposure Banding Provides Tool For Thousands of Chemicals Without Limits
June 29
Bastian Roofing Inc., Milwaukee, Wis.
June 29
Cornhusker Energy Lexington LLC, Lexington, Neb.
June 29
Formica Constr. Co., Staten Island, N.Y.
June 29
Hospira Inc., Austin, Tex.
June 29
Infinity Maint. Servs. LP, Point Comfort, Tex.
June 29
MTP Drivetrain Servs., Many, La.
June 29
NBTY Inc., Holbrook, N.Y.
June 29
Nucor, Norfolk, Neb.
June 29
Performance Contracting Inc., Plainfield, Ill.
June 29
RE Lewis Refrigeration, Rogers, Ark.
June 29
Suburban Propane, Fort Worth, Tex.
June 29
Tambe Elec. Corp., Amhert, N.Y.
June 29
Tube City IMS, Norfolk, Neb.
June 29
Tyson Foods Inc., Rogers, Ark.
June 29
House, Senate Appropriations Committees Lower OSHA Budget, Add Silica Restrictions
June 26
Enforcement Policy Covers Patient Handling, Other Elements in Health-Care Inspections
June 26
Safety Law Inapplicable to Contractor Hurt In Wall Fall, Montana Supreme Court Rules
June 26
Ankle Broken During Horseplay Covered By Workers' Comp, State High Court Rules
June 26
Franken Talks OSHA Reform Bill, ‘Moral Consequences' of Budget Limitations
June 26
Chemical Board Approves Transparency Amid Brewing Internal Board Dispute
June 25
House Republicans Eye Legislative Fix To Combat Obama's Safe Contracting Order
June 25
Denny's Not Required to Buy Workers' Slip-Resistant Shoes, Ninth Circuit Rules
June 25
State Senate Confirms Sum as Cal/OSHA Chief
June 25
Senate Spending Bill Calls for Cuts To Budgets for OSHA, Other Safety Agencies
June 24
Low-Dose Radiation Can Cause Death From Leukemia, Nuclear Worker Study Shows
June 24
Municipal Government Oversight of Recycling Plants Will Improve Safety, Report Says
June 24
Flight Attendants Sue Boeing, Claiming Toxic Air in Cabins Led to Chronic Health Problems
June 24
Lumber Mill Fatality Inspection Yields 36 Violations, $87,120 in Proposed Fines
June 24
Lack of Protective Equipment, Safe Ladders Land Company in Severe Violator Program
June 24
Roofer Pleads Not Guilty to Fatality, Lying to OSHA
June 24
OSHA Establishing Work Group for Emergency Preparedness Rule Recommendations
June 23
Cities Must Exercise Power to Force Pipeline Disclosure, Avert Disaster, Mayors Warn
June 23
BNSF Ordered to Pay $536,063, Reinstate Conductor Fired for Reporting Knee Injury
June 23
Fatal Explosion Due to Open-Flame Heater At Drilling Rig Site Leads to $221,200 Fine
June 23
With Renewed Focus on Public Safety, China Could Update Chemical Spill Response Plans
June 23
FedEx Agrees to $228 Million Settlement Of California Drivers' Misclassification Claims
June 23
Agency Adjusts Response as Employers Comply With New Injury Reporting Rule
June 22
Small Business Review Could Delay EPA's Risk Management Rulemaking
June 22
OSHA Official Details Violence Prevention At Hospital Where Staff Was Bitten, Stabbed
June 22
Partnerships Cited Among Reasons for Declining Fatality Rate in Oil, Gas Industry
June 22
MDC Drywall, Inc., Sec'y of Labor v., 6/10/15
June 22
All City Mgmt., Elmsford, N.Y.
June 22
Bernadac Constr. Inc., Bradenton, Fla.
June 22
Betke Concrete Contractors Inc., Glenview, Ill.
June 22
Dollar Gen. Corp., Bear, Del.
June 22
Ford Motor Co., Chicago Heights, Ill.
June 22
Harlan Elec. Co., Lehigton, Pa.
June 22
Jangho Curtain Wall Americas Co., Jersey City, N.J.
June 22
Publix Super Mkts. Inc., Athens, Ala.
June 22
Reliance Plumbing, Sewer & Drainage Inc., Oak Park, Ill.
June 22
Sampson Constr. Co., Lincoln, Neb.
June 22
TLC Bldg. Components Inc., Valdosta, Ga.
June 22
Toyota Motor Mfg., Ala. Inc., Huntsville, Ala.
June 22
Weatherford US LP, Fowlerton, Texas
June 22
Chemical Board Members Split Over New Interim Chairman, Staffers on Leave
June 19
Employees Mostly Secure at Work, but Still Concerned About Attacks, Hacking, Weather
June 19
Virginia Safety Inspectors to Increase Checks for Employee Misclassification
June 19
Engler Named Temporary CSB Chair While Staffers Linked to Old Regime Go on Leave
June 18
Safety Bureau Proposes Updates to Rule For Cranes on Offshore Oil, Gas Platforms
June 18
2014 Law Preserves Whistle-Blower Claim Regarding ‘Non-Enforcement' of Safety Laws
June 18
Labor, Industry Agree on Need for Improved Tower Safety, Differ on Need for Rulemaking
June 18
Worker's Fall From High-Rise Construction Project Yields Fine for Second Company
June 18
‘Pop Quiz' Inspection Process for Chemical Facilities More Efficient, OSHA Official Says
June 18
Auto Part Plant Cited for Veteran Worker's Death
June 18
Chemical Safety Working Group Hosts Webinar
June 18
Spending Bill Proposes OSHA Cuts; Rider Would Restrict Third-Party Inspection Policy
June 17
New Reporting Rule, Nail Guns, Cell Towers Among Updates From OSHA Official
June 17
Hazcom Duties for Silica Mixtures Among Newly Published Interpretation Letters
June 17
Republic Steel Plant Covered by Settlement Agreement Cited for Fall, Energy Hazards
June 17
Staffing Firm's Settlement Agreement Includes Safety Checklist, Sales Rep Training
June 17
OSHA, ASSE Renew Alliance for Five Years
June 17
California, Farm Workers Settle Heat Safety Lawsuits, Formulate Enforcement Agreement
June 16
New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Selling OSHA ‘30 Hour Cards' to Untrained Workers
June 16
Public Too Tolerant of Workplace Deaths, Injuries, OSHA Chief Michaels Says
June 16
Workplace Fuel Rule Needs Overfill Clause, CSB Says
June 16
PSM Small Business Review May Be Done by Fall
June 16
Boat Manufacturer Cited for Repeat Crane, Machine Guarding Violations, Fined $106,000
June 15
Roofer Faces Criminal Charges for Not Providing Fall Protection, Lying to Inspectors
June 15
EEOC Sues Financial Firm for Alleged Bias Against Transitioning Transgender Employee
June 15
Federal Contractors Injured in Iraq War Fail in Workers' Compensation Class Bid
June 15
Mountain States Contractors LLC, Sec'y of Labor v., 5/27/15
June 15
Tim Grabowski Roofing Inc., Sec'y of Labor v., 5/28/15
June 15
U.S. Util. Contractor Co., Sec'y of Labor v., 5/28/15
June 15
AJD Constr. Co., Jersey City, N.J.
June 15
Cohen Bros. Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio
June 15
DMAC Constr. LLC, Philadelphia, Pa.
June 15
Drake Container Corp., Houston, Texas
June 15
Emida Inc., Elk Grove Village, Ill.
June 15
FMI-EPS LLC, Jerome, Idaho
June 15
ISS Facility Servs. Inc., Jersey City, N.J.
June 15
Ivey Mech. LLC, Bastrop, La.
June 15
Kubin-Nicholson Corp., Milwaukee, Wis.
June 15
LDO Exteriors LLC, Hillsborough, N.J.
June 15
Metal Shredders Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio
June 15
MPW Indus. Servs., Inc., Middletown, Ohio
June 15
Stonehenge Restoration, Inc., New York, N.Y.
June 15
Sure Steel Inc., Henrietta, Texas
June 15
Tip Top Roofing & Constr. Inc., DeKalb, Ill.
June 15
Rewrite Proposed Nanoscale Chemicals Rule, American Chemistry Council Tells EPA
June 12
Worker Activists Need a More Aggressive Strategy, Progressive Leaders Argue
June 12
$54M Deal OK'd for Another 82 Workers Injured by World Trade Center Toxic Dust
June 11
Michaels Urges Caution, Prevention As Hot Weather Again Endangers Workers
June 11
Industry, Safety Advocates Clash On Scope of CSB's Mission
June 11
DuPont Contests Fine to ‘Better Understand' Citations; Union Lambasts Company for Move
June 11
At Worker Safety Rally, Activists Tell Business Lobby to Stop Opposing Silica Proposal
June 11
Companies Can Use Research Authorities' Findings for Chronic Hazard Communication
June 11
CORRECTION
June 11
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