A new federal court ruling further complicates whether you have to pay employees for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear. This recent ruling is a split decision for employers.
For the last eight years, OSHA has de-emphasized recordkeeping inspections. That’s about to change.
Federal officials say a natural gas leak caused the explosion at ConAgra’s Slim Jim plant in Garner, NC, that killed 3 workers and injured 38 others.
Here’s a real-life story about the importance of alternate escape routes in case of fire or another emergency. It involves the recent explosion at the Slim Jim (ConAgra) plant in North Carolina.
Talking for long periods on a cell phone really can cause injury.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board says failure to follow proper chemical process safety management caused an explosion in West Virginia last year that killed two employees. One of the workers was hospitalized 41 days with burns before he died.
Recent statistics show OSHA continues to focus its inspections on specific problems, rather than conduct them randomly.
Defective welds likely caused the collapse of a tank last month, spilling about 2 million gallons of liquid fertilizer and injuring four people.
A fire and explosion at a plant in Iowa was caused by inadequate electrical bonding and grounding during the filling of a portable steel tank used to store a flammable liquid, according to a federal investigation.