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.
A manager sued his employer alleging that, while helping a severely injured employee, he was exposed to serious injury risk himself and as a result developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). How did a court rule?
What happens when no one witnessed an injury and the injured worker doesn’t remember it?
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.