It’s the weekend many in the U.S. love to hate: As we turn our clocks forward one hour for Daylight Saving Time (DST), we lose an hour of sleep. Is it time to go on DST all year-round?
What makes OSHA go directly after company owners and executives? Lying to the agency is definitely one reason.
A former co-worker stabbed a rest area overnight attendant in the face, permanently blinding him. He applied for workers’ comp benefits, but his employer denied the claim, arguing the assault didn’t arise out of employment. How did a court rule?
An employee had a heart attack at work. The facility had an automated external defibrillator (AED) on site, but no one used it to help the employee. Did a court approve the employee’s request for workers’ comp benefits?
A company argues an OSHA fine should be thrown out because of unpreventable employee misconduct. How did a court rule?
A company appealed an OSHA citation, arguing a hazard wasn’t reasonably predictable, therefore the fine should be thrown out. How did a judge rule?
Unless they can come to some sort of agreement, it looks like the federal government and Washington state may end up wrangling in court over workers’ comp for Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers.
A federal grand jury has indicted two managers, alleging they lied and threatened employees during an OSHA investigation into an employee’s death.
A job requires steel-toe boots for safety. An injured worker can’t wear traditional steel-toe boots. What is a company supposed to do?