Just weeks before a trial was to start in the case, the family of a deceased worker has reached a settlement with the general contractor on a rehabilitation project.
His doctor said an employee’s frequent lifting at work aggravated a pre-existing back injury. Did a court agree and award workers’ comp benefits?
Feb. 1, 2020, is the deadline for employers to post 300-A Summary forms listing 2019 injuries and illnesses.
For the first time since 2012, there was no change in the number of workplace injuries and illnesses year-to-year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Pure Safety Group has issued a recall of fall protection gear.
Safety professionals know wear and tear on equipment could lead to unsafe conditions if not regularly monitored and repaired. But sometimes even regular inspections don’t catch everything, potentially leading to disaster.
Which companies will receive OSHA inspections in Fiscal Year 2020 (which began Oct. 1, 2019)?
When a company says its safety goal is zero injuries, do employees understand that’s different than zero risk reports?
It’s a story that’s still told too often: A confined space emergency turns into a multiple-death tragedy when workers try to rescue a colleague without the proper training or equipment.