A federal investigation appears to show that Imperial Sugar Co. didn’t train many workers at its Port Wentworth plant about how to escape during an emergency.
Which fine is larger: One from OSHA involving two worker deaths or a Gaming Control Board fine against a Las Vegas casino for underage drinking and drug use?
When Congress overturned OSHA’s ergonomics standard in 2001, the agency was also barred from issuing a similar rule in the future. However, that hasn’t stopped OSHA from handing out citations for ergonomic hazards.
An Ohio furniture manufacturer faces stiff fines from OSHA. Many of the violations involve alleged combustible dust hazards at the plant.
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.
UCLA has dropped its appeal of safety citations in connection with a lab fire that claimed the life of an employee. But that may not be the end of trouble for the university in this case as another investigation has started.
OSHA is two-thirds of the way through the federal 2009 fiscal year. How are inspections stacking up this year?
For the last eight years, OSHA has de-emphasized recordkeeping inspections. That’s about to change.
The interim head of OSHA says it’s time to look at restructuring OSHA fines.