38 min ago
OSHA Extends Deadline for Crane Operator Certification Requirements
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says that it might revisit the controversial standard for cranes and derricks for construction.
2 hrs ago
Shelter Island Reporter
District gets 'qualified' financial report from auditors
The Shelter Island Fire District got a "qualified" opinion on its financials from its auditors, treasurer Amber Williams told commissioners Monday night.
7 hrs ago
Inside Bay Area
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland fined $142,970 for safety violations
State regulators have fined Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland $142,970 for not properly isolating nearly two dozen patients suspected of having tuberculosis.
11 hrs ago
OSHA files eight violations against Palermo's pizza firm
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued seven "serious" violations and one "other-than-serious" violation against Palermo Villa Inc., a Milwaukee frozen pizza firm.
Tue May 21, 2013
Seiple Farms fall fatal to construction worker
A construction worker from Lancaster County was killed in a fall early this morning at a Northampton County farm, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Occupational Safety and Health Admini...
OSHA offers training to federal agencies on worker safety and health
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled a three-day training event for federal agency staff responsible for keeping federal workers safe and healthy on the job.
Portsmouth auto business faces $221K in fines for and#8216;seriousand#8217; safety violations
A Monro Muffler Brake store is facing $221,100 in fines for "willful, repeat and serious" safety violations, including exposed electrical wires next to a toilet paper dispenser, according to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
OSHA orders reinstatement of Wolf Creek whistle-blower
There's more bad news this week surrounding the closest nuclear reactor to Kansas City after regulators determined that a contractor for the Wolf Creek Generating Station was fired in retaliation for calling out unsafe practices there.
Spray Booth Hazards Draw $119K Fine
Unsafe spray finishing operations, including flammable liquids and paint booth hazards, are among the violations that have landed a screen printing company in hot water with federal regulators.
Mon May 20, 2013
OSHA Impostor Gets Prison Term
A Louisiana woman will serve nearly five years in prison for impersonating a federal safety trainer to profit off of displaced members of the Gulf of Mexico's fishing community, many of whom spoke little or no English.
Firm to appeal nuclear plant whistleblower case
An engineering firm says it plans to appeal a decision by federal regulators in favor of a whistleblower allegedly fired for reporting unsafe conditions at a nuclear power plant in eastern Kansas.
New AFL-CIO report evaluates worker health and safety
In " Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect ," an annual report released last week, the AFL-CIO evaluated the health and safety of American workers.
Free Webinar to Detail Changes in OSHA Regs
A webinar from the RV Learning Center will put dealerships in a position to look ahead at what might be coming down the road from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration .
Sun May 19, 2013
Cheap prices paid in blood money
The garment factory, located in the Rana Plaza building in Savar, collapsed last month shortly after workers arrived for their morning shifts.
Sat May 18, 2013
Construction Worker Killed Identified; OSHA Investigating
The construction worker who died in Evanston Thursday morning after he was struck by a falling beam was a 57-year-old man from Dyer, IN, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York
Ellison Bronze Completes Seven Consecutive SHARP Years
Ellison Bronze Inc. was recently recognized for achieving seven years in the Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program.
Genesee County appealing $1,700 fine for 'serious' violation of hazmat team rules
The Genesee County hazardous materials team and the Burton fire department investigate a suspected ammonia leak at Ice Mountain in Burton Wednesday, Jan.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
One dead in blast at Las Vegas truck repair facility
The explosion at Nevada Truck & Repair, 4915 N. Sloan Lane, is under investigation by the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Clark County Fire Department investigators.
US Department Of Labor's OSHA Establishes Partnership To Protect...
CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has established a strategic partnership with the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters and W.E. O'Neil Construction Co.