German mesothelioma researchers recently published a study further proving the causal relationship between asbestos exposure and mesothelioma.
An Ocala, Fla., construction worker was crushed to death Friday morning when a 1,500-pound steel beam fell on him.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will convene a National Action Summit for Latino Worker Health and Safety, April 14-15, primarily targeting the construction industry and safety.
A Commack, N.Y., home furnishings store was hit with a proposed fine of more than $200,000 this week for having an unsafe workplace after federal inspectors found that its fire exits were blocked, a federal agency said Thursday.
A Chicago specialty tool company has been hit with a $190,000 fine from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, primarily for failing to correct items that were supposed to have been fixed last year.
Twenty-year-old Jose Obeth Santiz Cruz had died after getting trapped in a gutter cleaner at a Franklin County, Vt., dairy farm.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has concluded that secondhand smoke is an occupational carcinogen just like mercury, lead or asbestos.
The American Society of Safety Engineers is urging federal lawmakers to keep provisions that cover public sector employees in legislation aimed at strengthening occupational safety and health laws.
The Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Occupational Safety and Health Division has fined Americold Logistics a total of $740,400 for extensive safety and health violations, such as not having proper safeguards in place to contain ammonia.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed two new videos for healthcare workers that feature training and guidance on respirator safety.
A Louisville lawmaker who is disgruntled that 2007 legislation to improve social worker safety was never fully implemented said Thursday he will file a bill, named for a social worker killed on the job, in coming days to restore funding for the measure.
Agents from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency investigating possible air-pollution violations spent two days searching Chevron-owned oil facilities in Alaska, company and government officials said Thursday.
A perfect security plan might not stop a workplace rampage but some local experts believe there are ways to reduce the risk of becoming a victim.
It’s time to complete and post OSHA’s Form 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses even if there were no work-related injuries or illnesses during the year.
Two employees of Sturgeon Electric Co. were putting up an electrical line at the Broomfield, Colo., Plaza shopping center at the northeast corner of 120th Avenue and Sheridan Boulevard when their bucket truck failed.
OSHA has cited Walt Disney World for safety violations following the death of a monorail driver in July. And the agency has issued a recommendation letter concerning the death of an actor during a stage production at the park in August.
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