An employee was hospitalized after he used a propane torch to thaw ice on a piece of work equipment.
There will be a slight delay before the Obama administration issues a slew of new OSHA regulations.
Various OSHA standards require employers to have written safety programs. Would a company satisfy such a requirement by keeping the documents solely in an electronic format?
The Senate grilled President-elect Obama’s pick for Labor Secretary on a variety of issues at her confirmation hearing.
Since the Imperial Sugar explosion that killed 14 people, there’s been a lot written recommending companies have the proper equipment to deal with combustible workplace dust. This story shows that just having the equipment doesn’t guarantee you won’t have an explosion.
Tyson Foods has agreed to pay the maximum penalty for a willful violation of an OSHA standard resulting in the death of an employee.
A new study shows almost one in five workers admit they aren’t getting a good night’s sleep. However, only one in ten have been properly diagnosed with a sleep disorder.
A small business with just 50 employees will have to pay a hefty OSHA fine for repeat violations after a recent re-inspection.
A worker injured at a construction site sued his employer. The company said it couldn’t be sued because workers’ comp is the exclusive remedy for injured workers.