A fatal boiler explosion caused by a series of maintenance errors led to a $47 million settlement involving six different companies.
3E Company Introduces Global Chemical Incident Response Hotline Service Service offers single point-of-contact for reliable 24-7-365 international hotline infrastructure to aid chemical product stewardship Monday, March 23, 2009 – 3E Company®, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of its new Global Chemical Incident […]
3E Company Introduces Powerful Compliance Solution for Flavor, Food and Beverage Manufacturers ArielLogicTM for Food & Flavors offers centralized, instant access to critical, comprehensive and current regulatory information Sunday, May 03, 2009 – 3E Company®, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today introduced ArielLogic for Food & […]
Federal officials have had some harsh words for General Motors following the company’s settlement of a safety recall. Some of those harsh words have to do with what GM told its employees about safety communication.
No secret: OSHA administrator David Michaels would rather focus more on enforcement than employer assistance. But surprisingly, recent stats show the agency is still managing to do both.
(Analysis from the National Safety Council Congress and Expo in San Diego) One thing is clear after attending three days of sessions at this year’s National Safety Council (NSC) Congress and Expo: Injury rates are no longer considered the best measure of a company’s safety program by many safety pros.
“Don’t sweat the small stuff,” an old saying goes. A federal investigation into the Deepwater Horizon explosion that killed 11 workers says BP was doing just that at the expense of paying attention to more serious safety hazards.
Good news for industrial hygienists (IH): Their average salary increased 10.76% in the last five years, according to a new survey from their professional association.
Pointing to an alleged pattern of violations, OSHA is seeking a court order to require a Norridge, IL, company to provide a monthly report of its work locations so they can be monitored.
In what it believes to be the first time in OSHA’s history, a company has been found in criminal contempt for not allowing OSHA to inspect a facility after a judge’s order. Now a federal court has fined four people.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF SAFETY ENGINEERS TO ADDRESS ACHIEVING STRONG SAFETY LEADERSHIP & SOCIAL NETWORKING’S AFFECT IN SAFETY MANAGEMENT AT MIAMI EVENT DES PLAINES, IL (August 5, 2009) – In a unique approach, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will be host to a two-day ‘Proactive Safety Management’ symposium this November 12-13 in Miami, FL, […]
Continuing a pattern that has played out through the Obama administration, the President’s proposed FY 2014 spending plan would cut the OSHA budget for compliance assistance programs and add money to the agency’s whistleblower enforcement program.
Prosecutors have filed a criminal charge against a landscaping company after a 19-year-old worker was killed by a rotating auger inside the hopper of a truck.
We asked safety pros what their #1 single biggest safety challenge is right now. Here are the results of Safety News Alert’s exclusive research:
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