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.
OSHA says it wants to modernize its Process Safety Management (PSM) standard and other chemical standards, and wants a bump in its budget to do so.
A new report says OSHA lacks sufficient metrics to determine how well it’s carrying out its mission of protecting the safety and health of workers.
The number of workplace deaths increased by 2% from 2013 to 2014, according to the federal government. A preliminary total of 4,679 work fatalities were reported in the U.S. in 2014.