Safety and OSHA News

Company faces criminal penalties for trench death

A construction company faces criminal charges in connection with an employee’s death due to a trench collapse.  [Read more…]

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OSHA nominee: I support criminal penalties, including jail, where appropriate

President Trump’s nominee to head OSHA addressed jail time for safety violators, regulations, making citations public and more at his confirmation hearing before a U.S. Senate committee.  [Read more…]

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Labor Secretary exit message: Reject false choice of profits or safety

Workplace injuries and illnesses must not force families out of the middle class. That’s the message from Labor Secretary Thomas Perez as he prepares to leave office.  [Read more…]

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OSHA updates inspections manual: What it means for employers

This updated document is for OSHA inspectors, but it can provide a lot of info to businesses, too.  [Read more…]

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