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Proposed Updates to OSHA Eye, Face Protective Equipment Rules Released
March 19
Republicans Ridicule OSHA's Silica, HazCom Labeling Rules in House Hearing
March 19
McDonald's Workers File OSHA Complaints, Citing Burns, Lack of Protective Equipment
March 19
At ABA Meeting, Michaels Lauds Progress On Employee Safety, Stresses Need for More
March 19
Employers May Require Deposits for Personal Protection Equipment, OSHA Letter Says
March 19
Perez Defends OSHA Fiscal 2016 Spending Request, Agency Enforcement Priorities
March 19
Silica Guidelines for Asphalt Milling Would Cut Exposure Below OSHA's Proposed Limit
March 19
In Last ABA Appearance, Commission Chair Deplores Cuts Prompted by Budget Shortfall
March 19
Steelworkers, Shell Reach Tentative Deal Over Safety Concerns at Oil Refineries
March 19
Women's Groups Predict Victory in Pending Supreme Court Case on Pregnant Worker
March 19
Aftermath of Ebola Scare Prompts Calls For OSHA Infectious Disease Standard
March 19
CSB Chairman Must Depart Immediately, Two Republican Senators Tell White House
March 19
Union Pacific Ordered to Pay $350,000 To Engineer Who Reported Injuries
March 19
Work on Nanotech Risks Gets Increasing Investment in Obama's Fiscal 2016 Budget
March 19
With New Deadline, OSHA Accepting Input On Chemical Management Until October
March 19
Budget Boost Would Help Cal/OSHA Meet State, U.S. Requirements, Report Finds
March 19
Scrap Metal Processor Faces $366,400 Fine For Confined Space, Amputation Hazards
March 19
Jail Time Possible for Roofing Contractor If Judge Approves OSHA's Contempt Request
March 19
Missouri Manufacturer Faces $272,000 Fine After Worker Crushed by Falling Scrap Table
March 19
Ontario Recycler Fined C$281,250 Over Death of Worker Who Fell From Truck
March 19
Whistle-blower Advisory Committee Members Sought
March 19
Auto Parts Store Cited for Asbestos, Mold Hazards
March 19
University Faces $50,000 Fine in Formaldehyde Case
March 19
Enforceable Right to Challenge Agency Data Asserted in Lawsuit Heard by Ninth Circuit
March 19
Employer Can't Switch Safety Handbooks Without Bargaining, District Court Holds
March 19
Tennessee Court Affirms $3 Million Award To Worker Given Tasks Exceeding Restrictions
March 19
CSB Keeps Offshore Investigative Power Following 5th Circuit Denial of Rehearing
March 19
For BP Defendants, Seaman's Manslaughter Charges Don't Apply, Appeals Court Rules
March 19
Flawed Jury Instruction on Direct Threat Requires New ADA Trial, Tenth Circuit Rules
March 19
Attebury Grain LLC, Saginaw, Texas
March 19
DSJ Acquisitions Inc., Secaucus, N.J.
March 19
Formed Fiber Techs. LLC, Auburn, Maine
March 19
Gen. Interior Sys. Inc., Cicero, N.Y.
March 19
Ken Mange and Al Quinton, Woburn, Mass.
March 19
Nice Plumbing Corp., Brooklyn, N.Y.
March 19
Pugliese Contracting Corp., Windham, N.H.
March 19
Best Remedy for Ailing CSB Is Merger With NTSB, Former Board Members Say
March 12
Worker Injuries, Illnesses Contributing To Income Inequality, OSHA Report Finds
March 12
Small Business Group Begins Lobbying Effort to Counter NLRB on Joint Employers
March 12
After Push by Lawmakers, CSB Sends Team To Probe Los Angeles-Area Refinery Blast
March 12
Advocates Defend, Attack President's Order On Contractor Compliance at ABA Meeting
March 12
Memo Details Agency Role in Helping Contractors Adhere to New Labor Mandates
March 12
CSB Releases Report in Canceled Case, Says Aim Is Closure for Families of Workers
March 12
Democrats Turn Up Pressure on Trade Bill They Say Would Thwart Worker Protections
March 12
Worker Exposures to Cobalt, Increased Uses Backdrop as NTP Reviews Its Carcinogenicity
March 12
Trichloroethylene, Methylene Chloride Uses Could Be Limited Under Possible EPA Rules
March 12
Forklift Explosion That Started Fire Leads To $110,000 Fine for Illinois Manufacturer
March 12
Arizona Company Ordered to Reinstate Whistle-blower, Pay $230,000 in Back Wages
March 12
Crushing Death of Crane Worker Nets Fine Of C$125,000 for Ontario Service Company
March 12
Film Director Gets Two-Year Term After Death on Set
March 12
Nebraska Company Cited Seventh Time in 10 Years
March 12
OSHA Cites N.Y. Roofing Contractor for Fall Hazards
March 12
Virginia Law Codifies Voluntary Protection Program
March 12
Agency Interpretive Changes Don't Require Rulemaking, Unanimous Supreme Court Says
March 12
Root Cause Investigation Not Protected By Attorney-Client Privilege, Judge Rules
March 12
Boys' Construction Work Isn't ‘Vocational Training'
March 12
Bringing Scientific Peer Review to Scientific Evidence
March 12
Accu-Fab & Constr. Inc., Moss Point, Miss.
March 12
Central Contractors Serv. Inc., Niles, Ill.
March 12
Era Valdivia Contractors Inc., Blue Island, Ill.
March 12
General Dynamics/NASSCO, San Diego, Calif.
March 12
Hannaford Bros., S. Portland, Maine
March 12
Hunting Specialty Supply LP, Cypress, Texas
March 12
James Michael Sherwood, Stockton, Ill.
March 12
Stoughton Trailers LLC, Stoughton, Wis.
March 12
USPS, Nashville, Tenn.
March 12
Waste Mgmt. Energy Servs., Alexander, N.D.
March 12
Proposed Revisions to Crane Operator Rule End Capacity Testing, Redefine Qualification
March 5
Crane Training, Qualification Focus Of Construction Committee Meetings
March 5
Safety Inspection Exemption List for 2015 Issued by OSHA; About 600 Sectors Covered
March 5
CSB Chairman Weathers Bipartisan Assault, Demands for Resignation at House Hearing
March 5
White House Selects Transportation Official As Next Leader of Embattled Safety Board
March 5
Wireless Industry Forms Safety Alliance To Oversee Tower Worker Certification
March 5
House Bill Would Have Government Assume Certain Firefighter Illnesses Are Job-Related
March 5
NIOSH Seeking Input on New Path Of Surveillance for Farmworker Injuries
March 5
Republican Lawmakers Call Obama's Order On Responsible Federal Contracting Unlawful
March 5
Employers Wanting Hazcom Guidance Can Turn to UN Publication, OSHA Official Says
March 5
Senate Whistle-blower Protection Caucus Will Work to Raise Awareness, Grassley Says
March 5
NIOSH's $110 Million Consolidation Project Could Pay Off in Morale, Productivity Gains
March 5
MSHA Adds Two Online Tools to Help Mines Track Violations Frequently Linked to Deaths
March 5
Teenager's Death Results in 15-Year Prison Sentence for Tree Trimming Service Owner
March 5
Bill to Require Inspection Notice Dropped; Maryland Agency Plans Rulemaking Instead
March 5
Republican Bill Aims to Reaffirm Validity Of Employer-Backed Wellness Plan Incentives
March 5
Labor Lawyers Await Northwestern Ruling, Disagree About Organizing College Athletes
March 5
New York Hair Salon Charged After Firing Employee for Telling Workers About Hazards
March 5
New York City Drug Store Chain Cited For Blocked Exits, Faces $77,400 Fine
March 5
California to Try Again to Add Styrene To Proposition 65 List of Carcinogens
March 5
Canadian Food Packager Fined C$187,500 Over Death of Worker Struck by Car, Truck
March 5
MSHA Seeks Input to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents
March 5
Worker Loses Toes in Grain Bin, Kansas Coop Cited
March 5
California Law Protects Safety Disclosures Regardless of Job Duties, Ninth Circuit Rules
March 5
Longtime Shipyard Workers Aren't Experts; Dismissal of Longshoreman's Claims Upheld
March 5
Worker Must Prove Physician's Supervision To Qualify for FMLA Protection, Court Rules
March 5
Dallas Nurse Who Caught Ebola From Patient Claims Her Employer Ignored CDC Guidance
March 5
OSHA Investigators Allege Quotas, Bias In Region 9 Whistle-blower Program
March 5
Big Roofing, Kansas City, Mo.
March 5
Bloomin’ Brands Inc., Clearwater, Fla.
March 5
Bloomingdale Nursing & Rehab. LLC, Haskell, N.J.
March 5
CAD Signs LLC, Paramus, N.J.
March 5
CDS of Missouri Inc., Fairview Heights, Ill.
March 5
Grainco FS Inc., Newark, Ill.
March 5
Grp. Contractors LLC, Baytown, Texas
March 5
Miami Tile Deliveries Corp., Miami, Fla.
March 5
Perciballi Indus. Inc., Brooklyn, N.Y.
March 5
Royal Arc Indus. Servs., Fort Hood, Texas
March 5
S. Jersey Central Mfg., BASF CML, Bellmawr, N.J.
March 5
Turner Constr., New York, N.Y.
March 5
WKW Erbsloeh N. Am. Inc., Pell City, Ala.
March 5
Zimmer Holdings Inc., Parsippany, N.J.
March 5
Enforcement Memo Spells Out Duties For Hazcom Compliance on Mixtures
February 26
Canada Aligns Hazard Communication Rules With U.S. Standards, Provides More Flexibility
February 26
As GOP Lawmakers Plan to Apply Review Act To Regs, Worker Advocates Urge OSHA Action
February 26
Tougher California Heat Standard Clears Board, Expected to Take Effect March 1
February 26
CDC Finding on Silicosis Decline Doesn't Diminish Need for Standard, Experts Say
February 26
Fatal Fall From Communications Tower Leads to Proposed Fine, SVEP Designation
February 26
Electric Power Safety Rule Lawsuit Settled Among OSHA, Edison Electric, Tree Trimmers
February 26
Likelihood of Hearing Damage Declining, Analysis of 1.8 Million Workers Finds
February 26
Updates to CDC Chemical Exposure Report Reflect New Data, Revised Survey Practices
February 26
Fake Documents Don't Preclude Award Of Workers' Comp, Wyoming Justices Say
February 26
Postal Safety Specialist Awarded $229,000; Federal Court Hits USPS With Injunctions
February 26
Court Rejects Injured Baltimore Worker's Effort to Sue Texas Company in Maryland
February 26
Conductor's Railroad Safety Act Retaliation Action Not Barred by Grievance, Court Says
February 26
Plaintiffs May Sue Japanese Machine Maker In United States, Site of Claimed Injuries
February 26
Nebraska Court Lets Stand Jury Verdict Finding Worker Was Independent Contractor
February 26
Supreme Court Won't Review Jones Act Ruling
February 26
Supreme Court Won't Hear Nurse's Retaliation Case
February 26
Oil, Port Actions Illustrate Continuing Power Of Organized Labor, But Only in Select Cases
February 26
Bay Crane Serv. Inc., New Brunswick, N.J.
February 26
Best in Homes LLC, Madison, Wis.
February 26
Brundage-Bone Conc. Pump. Inc., Ark. City, Kan.
February 26
Ga.-Pac. Chems. LLC, Columbus, Ohio
February 26
JFK Rogers Constr. Inc., Southampton, N.Y.
February 26
Johnson Matthey Inc., W. Deptford, N.J.
February 26
Latshaw Drilling Co. LLC, Pecos, Texas
February 26
Mauricio Diaz Constr., Worthington, Ohio
February 26
Oasis Finishes Inc., Clay, N.Y.
February 26
Thomas Lindstom & Co., Levittown, Pa.
February 26
USPS, Burlington, Vt.
February 26
Vitakraft Sunseed Inc., Weston, Ohio
February 26
New OSHA Reporting Rule Enforcement Procedures Raise Employers' Concerns
February 19
Appeals to Review Commission Decline To Lowest Number Since Fiscal 2008
February 19
Small Business Owners Unite to Lobby Against Expansion of Joint Employer Concept
February 19
For CSB Official, Recent String of Reports Are Proof of Productivity, Quality of Work
February 19
House, Senate Democrats Introduce Bill To Grant Seven Days of Annual Sick Leave
February 19
California Board Vote on Heat Standard Could Boost Worker Protections, Employer Duties
February 19
Despite Many Promises, Working Hours At Apple Suppliers Worsening, Report Finds
February 19
Silica Hazard Alert for Stone Countertop Industry Recommends Preventive Actions
February 19
Workplace Violence Standard for Health-Care Employees Under Consideration in California
February 19
Safely Managing Anhydrous Ammonia Challenges Some Companies, EPA Says
February 19
Operator of St. Louis Truck Terminal Cited For 12 Safety Violations After Propane Blast
February 19
Proposed Changes to B.C. Workers' Comp Law Could Ban Employers for Noncompliance
February 19
Aluminum Company Cited for Amputation Hazards
February 19
Ontario Launches Safety Blitz on Slips and Falls
February 19
Enterprise-Wide Enforcement Order Sought For Trucking Company's Network of Facilities
February 19
Once Jailed Contractor Released by Court, Continues to Owe $110,140 to OSHA
February 19
Company Urges California Supreme Court To Limit Take-Home Asbestos Liability
February 19
Worker Fired After Failing Drug Test Has Triable ADA Claims, Federal Judge Rules
February 19
Aka Servs. Inc., W. Palm Beach, Fla.
February 19
Avila Framing LLC, Little Rock, Ark.
February 19
Bay Crane Serv. of N.J. Inc., Fort Lee, N.J.
February 19
BPC Realty Holdings LLC, Mentor, Ohio
February 19
Diaz Roofing LLC, Edgerton, Wis.
February 19
Domestic Casting Co. LLC, Shippensburg, Pa.
February 19
Envtl. Servs. Firm Inc., Evanston, Ill.
February 19
Ric-Man Int'l Inc., Weston, Fla.
February 19
Ric-Man Int'l Inc., Weston, Fla.
February 19
Ric-Man Int'l Inc., Weston, Fla.
February 19
RockTenn CP LLC, Fernandina Beach, Fla.
February 19
Shawmut Design & Constr., Bay Shore, N.Y.
February 19
USPS, Lawrenceville, Ill.
February 19
Limiting Employer Consultation Program To Small Companies Draws Criticism of OSHA
January 29
Agricultural, Construction Workers Most Likely to Die From Heat, New Study Finds
January 29
Isakson, Franken Named to Leadership Of Senate Worker Safety Subcommittee
January 29
GOP, Dems Announce New House Members On Subcommittee With OSHA Oversight
January 29
Governor Proposes 1,400 More Workplace Inspections Under Cal/OSHA Budget
January 29
CSB Urges Local Authorities to Monitor Safety After 2012 California Refinery Fire
January 29
Proposal Would Allow Federal Contractors To File Whistle-Blower Disclosures With OSC
January 29
As Marijuana Policy Evolves, Business, Legalization Groups Agree on Workplace
January 29
High Worker Exposure to Perfluorinated Chemical Linked to Autoimmune Disorders
January 29
CSB Should Partner With Industry to Gain Investigative Data, Process Safety Group Says
January 29
More McDonald's Workers Seek to Classify Corporate Parent as Joint Employer
January 29
Possible Infectious Disease Rule Met With Skepticism from Small Business Panel
January 29
NIOSH Boosts Fees for Respirator Testing; Largest Companies Take Biggest Financial Hit
January 29
House Panel Passes Bill Requiring Agencies To Consider Indirect Costs of Regulations
January 29
Failure of Repair Crib Safety Mechanism At Auto Plant Draws C$200,000 Fine for GM
January 29
Seven Willful Violations Alleged in Fatal Ironworker Fall; $535,000 in Fines Proposed
January 29
Death of Temp Worker in Tank Explosion Draws $187,620 in Fines for Four Companies
January 29
Fatality Due to Improper Forklift Use Leads To C$187,500 Fine for Wheelchair Maker
January 29
Combustible Dust, Electrical Hazards Cited In $151,000 Fine Against Corn Flour Facility
January 29
Texas Construction Pact Stresses Hazard Recognition
January 29
Democratic House Appropriations Members Named
January 29
Underwear Rule Upheld for Ontario Nuclear Plants
January 29
Fireworks Distributor Fined $55,000 in Fatal Blast
January 29
Manitoba Workers' Comp. Board Increases Penalties
January 29
Third Circuit Says Railroad Act Protections Don't Extend to Discipline for Off-Job Injuries
January 29
Federal Court Ruling Favors Ohio Bell In Whistle-Blower Case on Worker Safety
January 29
Coal-Processing Facility Subject to MSHA, Not OSHA Jurisdiction, Fourth Circuit Rules
January 29
American Airlines Threatened Mechanics Over Safety Complaints, Union Lawsuit Claims
January 29
Anheuser-Busch InBev Sa/NV, Jersey City, N.J.
January 29
B.B. Constr. Enter. Inc., Evanston, Ill.
January 29
Isaac Bundy, Parker, Pa.
January 29
Champs Sports Store No. 14244, New York, N.Y.
January 29
E. Corp., Grove City, Ohio
January 29
Gestamp Ala. LLC, McCalla, Ala.
January 29
Joule Clinical & Scientific Staff. Sols., Mine Hill, N.J.
January 29
Joule Clinical & Scientific Staff. Sols., Mine Hill, N.J.
January 29
Tishman Constr. Corp., Fort Lee, N.J.
January 29
US Foods Inc., Perth Amboy, N.J.
January 29