A federal appeals court says Oklahoma’s law allowing employees to have guns at work in their locked vehicles isn’t pre-empted by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act.
Besides injuries and employee complaints, another reason why OSHA may choose to inspect a company is a referral from another government agency.
A word to the wise for employees: When it comes to overhead utility lines, let the experts deal with them. This case shows the alternative can be deadly.
Life and health are priceless, so it’s impossible to put a real cost on workplace accidents. However, a Web site has added up the costs of damage and other expenses, such as clean-up, to calculate the most expensive accidents in history.
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.