Peer pressure can be a double-edged sword when it comes to safety: It can help convince workers to do the right thing, or it can push them to take unnecessary risks.
A New Jersey employer must reimburse an injured worker for medical marijuana, according to an appeals court decision.
An injured employee whose co-workers failed to get him proper medical care can move forward with a negligence suit against his employer, according to an Alabama Supreme Court decision.
Policy statements from two safety organizations in the space of one week show the high priority of addressing legal marijuana use and safety in the U.S. workforce.
When a company says its safety goal is zero injuries, do employees understand that’s different than zero risk reports?
An ice-skating rink says it fired its maintenance manager after he drove the Zamboni into the rink wall, causing damage. The employee says the rink failed to accommodate his disability due to a workplace injury and fired him for it. How did a court rule?
A traveling sales representative was on his way home from a work celebration when he was injured in a car crash. Did a court rule he should receive workers’ comp benefits for his injuries?
A fatal boiler explosion caused by a series of maintenance errors led to a $47 million settlement involving six different companies.
Have you ever wondered if OSHA would fine your company over a Form 300 violation even if you got everything else right as far as safety is concerned? This court case shows it will.