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.
A recent fatality shows once again why employees working near power lines need to plan their tasks with electrical hazards in mind.
* Press Information <http://www.aamanet.org/news.asp?sect=1&id=38&newsid=217&showarchive=> * AAMA’s Skylight Council publishes Fall Protection paper SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — Responding to heightened industry and public concerns about fall prevention, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) Skylight Council has published a position paper entitled Fall Protection, which provides practical suggestions for minimizing and preventing falls through roof openings. Highlighted within […]
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New Hot Knife Design Cuts High-Tech Fiber Hot-blade Cutting Offers Benefits Over Scissors Editor’s Note: Photo available by contacting Sandy Frinton, firstname.lastname@example.org, (845) 454-3895 Fort Mill, S.C., Dec. 22, 2008 – High-tech organic fibers such as aramids are used in a variety of nonwoven and fabric applications where strength, toughness, abrasion resistance and resistance to […]
Recent statistics show OSHA continues to focus its inspections on specific problems, rather than conduct them randomly.