Safety and OSHA News

Crashed car on way to drug test: Can he get workers’ comp?

A court had two decisions to make in this workers’ comp case: Is driving to a drug test in the course and scope of work? And did an overdose of a prescription medication cause a car crash?  [Read more…]

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Bayer to pay $5.6M in double-fatal explosion and fire

Bayer CropScience LP has agreed to pay $5,657,000 in a settlement with the federal government for violations of chemical safety laws in connection with a fire and explosion at its Institute, WV, plant in 2008 that killed two people.  [Read more…]

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Top 10 states where mood-altering drug use is highest

Want to know if your workers are more likely to be under the influence of “mood-altering drugs?” A new study has state-by-state stats.

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Preventing another mine disaster: Will this help?

West Virginia has announced a step its governor hopes will improve workplace safety for miners and employees in all industries. [Read more…]

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