The U.S. Department of Labor has increased maximum fines by 2.5% for 2019 which includes penalties assessed by OSHA and MSHA.
After a one-time jump of 7% from 2015 to 2016, the number of workplace deaths fell slightly in 2017.
An annual review pinpoints one of OSHA’s biggest challenges as its strives to reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.
Criminal prosecution for violating federal workplace safety standards is still rare, but one prosecutor says, “they’ll be more of these ideally,” after a grand jury charged eight company officials in a recent case.
The Trump administration has OK’d the annual automatic increase in OSHA fines. How much will they go up?
What happens when two federal laws regarding OSHA penalties conflict with each other?
Four injured workers sued this company, claiming it knew they were likely to be injured and that workers’ comp shouldn’t be their exclusive remedy. How did a court rule?
A new AFL-CIO report dug through worker fatality data and found some trends in U.S. workplace safety. The organization estimates that 150 workers die every day from hazardous working conditions.
The federal government’s final count of fatal occupational injuries in 2014 shows an increase from 2013 – the first one since 2010.