Comedian Tracy Morgan and two others have filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart alleging it was negligent in the truck crash that killed comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair and severely injured Morgan and others.
The federal government has tried once again to issue regulations that will prevent fatalities due to fatigued workers in a safety-sensitive industry, and this time officials addressed the costs associated with the new rules. Was this a good compromise?
Imagine this: Two of your employees who work together both get little sleep before performing a safety-sensitive task. Then, the two are involved in an incident that kills 50 people.
Which is more distracting for drivers: being emotionally agitated or activities like using a hand-held cell phone?
Does a company have to pay workers’ comp benefits to an employee who contracted West Nile virus? How do you prove whether a mosquito bite happened at work?
A New York environmental remediation contractor is facing a big OSHA fine after exposing its workers to mercury poisoning while removing the chemical at a Superfund site.
BP must pay more than $100 million in damages for exposing contract workers to toxic chemicals, even though none of the 10 employees in the case suffered major long-term health effects.
What would be the first thing that crossed your mind if someone reported an injured worker? It would probably be, “Oh ****.” And that’s part of the reason why Tasmania has named its new workplace health and safety campaign …
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