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2 hrs ago | ProPublica
In a letter to OSHA, U.S. Senator Robert Casey asks whether the agency has the tools to ensure that temp workers are protected in the workplace.
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4 hrs ago | Fine Homebuilding
Construction industry fatalities increased in 2012 to a rate of 9.9 per 100,000 workers, more than 8% greater than a year earlier, according to an AFL-CIO report.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
Construction workers including Latino immigrants and their supporters Thursday were expected to rally outside the offices of a Los Angeles developer to call on the firm to provide safer conditions to workers.
12 hrs ago | Just-food.com
Kellogg is cooperating with a US Occupational Health and Safety Administration probe following the death of an employee after an accident at its manufacturing facility in Augusta, Georgia.
A man who waited in line overnight to be the first customer at Spokane's first legal marijuana shop says he was fired for his efforts.
Our bodies naturally cool themselves by sweating, but when temperatures start hitting temperatures in the 80's and higher, sweating isn't enough.
Over the past decade, many companies and utilities centered the goal of safety to target zero.
The over-reaching, over-regulating, money-grubbing feds of OSHA have fined Freedom Industries an exorbitant $11,000 for last January's massive spill of coal cleaning chemicals that left over 300,000 West Virginians without safe water , one in five people with reported health issues, and local businesses down an estimated $61 million.
Former Richmond Heights pool employees alleged at a meeting Tuesday that Recreation Director Deniese Spencer has failed to handle safety concerns at the local pool, including low chlorine levels and a raccoon problem.
Last week, Public Services Association president Watson Duke was praising his members for returning to work out of their sense of duty.
The Ninja roller coaster at Six Flags Magic Mountain remained closed Tuesday afternoon as safety inspectors checked the scene after a group of riders got stuck one night earlier.
An entire tree fell onto a roller coaster's tracks in California, dislodging the front car and keeping nearly two dozen riders hanging 20 to 30 feet in the air for hours, according to the state agency that investigates workplace accidents.
Federal labor officials have issued safety violations to a construction company after two men working on a Montgomery freeway overpass fell to their deaths.
This is a safety screen that could have saved a man's life if it hadn't been removed by management.
Inside the sugar plant in Fairless Hills, Pa., nobody could find Janio Salinas, a 50-year-old temp worker from just over the New Jersey border.
OiRA is a comprehensive, easy to use and cost-free web application. It helps micro and small organisations to put in place a thorough step-by-step risk assessment process - from the identification and evaluation of workplace risks, through decision making on preventive actions and the completion of these actions, to continued monitoring and ... (more)
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