Safety and OSHA News

Top 10 causes of accidental death

Preventable deaths now claim 466 lives per day in the U.S., according to recently updated statistics.  [Read more…]

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Safety News Summary for Sept. 17, 2012

An incident in India shows what can go wrong when safety regulations aren’t enforced; a company has to pay $750K for an overly aggressive drug-testing program; more about drug overdoses and workers’ comp; find out whether you need a workplace violence policy; and ASSE supports VPP changes. It’s all in this week’s Safety News Summary. [Read more…]

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Will widow get comp? Worker dies from prescription med overdose

A worker was prescribed pain meds for an on-the-job injury. He died from an overdose of the drugs. Will his widow get workers’ comp death benefits? [Read more…]

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