Safety and OSHA News

8 officials, including 3 safety directors, face prison time for faking required federal tests

Criminal prosecution for violating federal workplace safety standards is still rare, but one prosecutor says, “they’ll be more of these ideally,” after a grand jury charged eight company officials in a recent case.  [Read more…]

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Company didn’t hire deaf man because of safety: Was it discrimination?


A deaf man applied to a mining company for a job. It didn’t hire him, and the man filed a lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Who won? [Read more…]

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