A construction company is appealing a fine from California’s OSHA in the wake of a double fatality.
A new study has quantified what you may already have suspected: Obese employees can drive up a company’s workers’ comp costs.
Some employees may not understand at first why you’d tell them not to rescue a co-worker who has collapsed. But this case provides a good reminder of the potential consequences.
Many safety pros still struggle to show the value of safety to top executives; many stop at reducing “bad” numbers such as incidents.
Next time you want to give employees a reminder about the hazards of loose clothing around machinery, you might want to use this story.
OSHA investigations aren’t limited to manufacturing and construction. Investigators are looking into a fatality involving an acrobat at a golf tournament dinner.
Businesses have until Feb. 1 to post their annual injury and illness summary as required by OSHA.
The architect of the strategy to get bigger penalties by prosecuting safety violations under environmental laws says it’s time to overhaul OSHA legislation for the first time in almost 40 years.
Tyson Foods has agreed to pay the maximum penalty for a willful violation of an OSHA standard resulting in the death of an employee.