Renovations at a former New York psychiatric center exposed workers to lead and asbestos hazards, leading to a huge OSHA settlement for this real estate development company.
OSHA fines over one-million dollars have become more common. But here’s one with a twist: It’s not for workplace hazards — it’s for recordkeeping violations.
The current regulatory approach toward safety and health in the workplace needs improvement, according to the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
Time is running out for OSHA under the Obama administration to complete some of its regulatory priorities. If OSHA stays on track, some new and revised regs could debut early in 2016.
A new report recommends OSHA look to the European Union (EU) for a system to manage workers’ exposure to hazardous chemicals.
It’s time to count and post your injury summary for 2013.
Questions about requirements to get into OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) date back all the way to a Government Accountability Office report in 2004. Now, yet another arm of the federal government is giving the VPP a close look.
The federal government has released its revised regulatory agenda. It lists 10 new or revised OSHA rules for 2013, with more to come in future years.
The world’s oldest professional safety society has transitioned to a new brand that includes a new name, refreshed logo, redesigned website and rebranded social media channels.
An independent accreditation institute created by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) will debut this summer.
As U.S. companies are watching how OSHA changes under the Obama administration, the agency’s counterpart in Great Britain has launched a 10-point plan to tackle death and injury at work.
A former Federal Express courier claims he developed a heart condition and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) from work. FedEx says neither one should be covered under workers’ comp. How did a court rule?
For the second time in recent weeks, a company says it will contest OSHA fines in connection with the death of an employee due to heat stress.
OSHA fined an Ohio metal heat treatment company more than $1 million for a variety of willful and serious violations and placed it in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
BNSF Railway Co. has signed an agreement with OSHA to address alleged violations of the whistleblower provisions of the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA). As a result, the railroad will change several safety and personnel policies.
Using the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Congress has passed a measure to rescind an OSHA rule that requires companies with more than 10 employees to keep injury records for five years.
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