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California would nearly triple the number of oil refinery safety inspectors under a proposal on the governor's desk that backers say would help close regulatory gaps that federal investigators found played a role in the fire at Chevron's Richmond refinery last year.
Federal investigators are at two chemical plants that were the sites of fatal explosions last week, and two people remain hospitalized.
NFIB's Dan Danner called one proposal for government workplace safety inspections a chance to launch union-organizing at companies.
The death of a male worker at the Publix distribution center in Boynton Beach is under investigation.
A federal agency's investigation into the death of a longtime Snowmass ski patroller in December has cleared the Aspen Skiing Co.
An Amish pallet factory has been cited for a dozen child labor violations involving seven different children.
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company announced today that its Roanoke, Virginia production facility has been recertified with Voluntary Protection Program Star Status by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration .
Investigators are still looking into what led to a fatal blast Friday at a chemical plant in Donaldsonville, which left one dead and seven others injured.
Valley Mills Fire Department personnel view the railroad tracks near to the fertilizer plant that exploded on April 18, in West, Texas.
Authorities are investigating after a technician was killed Sunday in an accident at the Smyrna Nissan vehicle assembly plant.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating the death last week of an elevator mechanic at the $1.3-billion Levi's Stadium, being built for the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara County.
A 28-year-old Riverside man died after being crushed between a gate and cows while working at a dairy farm in Ontario, officials said.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration published two items in the June 13, 2013, Federal Register pertaining to updating its regulations to incorporate references to the ANSI Z535 series of standards, which are published by NEMA: Both rules effectively do the same thing - adding references to Z535.1-2006 , Z535.2-2011, and Z535.5-2011 to ... (more)
Not that there should be tighter oversight of the Louisiana chemical industry or anything, but there were fatal blasts at two different Louisiana chemical plants last week.
The blast happened at 8:37 a.m Thursday morning in an industrial area of Geismar at a chemical plant that produces ethylene and propylene.
Federal investigators are expected in south Louisiana over the weekend at the site of an explosion that killed one worker a chemical plant in Donaldsville, La.