This worker wasn’t able to go back to his job after suffering injuries when he was tackled during horseplay. The injured worker sued the employer. Is the employer liable?
Criminal prosecution of companies where safety violations cause serious injuries or fatalities are rare in the U.S. With that in mind, it’s interesting to note how such cases are handled in another democracy.
Retaliating against an injured worker can cost big bucks. In this case, a judge upheld OSHA’s findings against a company but lowered the penalty.
Following closely on the heals of new rest rules for commercial pilots, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) set new hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. Some groups aren’t happy about the new rules.
President Trump has nominated the head of safety at a large corporation to be the next person in charge of OSHA. What do we know about nominee, Scott Mugno?
It’s been a back-and-forth battle in court for years. Now, new hours-of-service regulations are in place for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
President Obama has signed an Executive Order banning 4.5 million employees from texting while driving.
OSHA has ordered a trucking company to immediately rehire a truck driver. The agency says the driver was fired after reporting safety concerns.
An investigative report by ProPublica and PBS “Frontline” points out that many large companies have a simple way to avoid OSHA regulations, enforcement and penalties: Hire subcontractors to do dangerous work.
Safety pros know that employees’ health is an important factor in their workplace safety. But how far should companies go to change workers’ personal habits, such as eating, for the sake of safety?
OSHA is looking into an explosion that killed a truck driver in Seminole, OK.
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