Despite the family-friendly image the brand exhibits, Disney’s (DIS) working conditions for its costumed characters — or “Cast Members” as the company refers to them — remain downright Dickensian, largely due to the strict guidelines to which each employees must adhere.
For the first time, the agency has made the data from 1996 to 2007 available in a searchable online database, allowing the public to look at establishment or industry-specific injury and illness data.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has scheduled two informal stakeholder meetings to solicit comments and suggestions on combustible dust hazards in the workplace.
Fewer people died on the job last year in North Carolina, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Labor.
The contract creates what the union calls “an industry model” for job safety, including programs to reduce repetitive stress injuries, a major extension of medical leave time for workers out with serious illnesses for more than six months, and a unique 24-table “smoke-free pit” to help workers vulnerable to second-hand smoke and provide customers with a smoke-free haven.
Schweizer Aircraft Corporation faces thousands of dollars in fines for alleged safety and health violations at its helicopter manufacturing plant in Horseheads, N.Y., after its employees were exposed to electrocution hazards.
Pawcatuck, Conn., manufacturing plant Fibrelite has been cited for 21 violations of workplace-safety rules and faces $90,500 in fines for exposing employees to explosion and fire hazards.
A fire log manufacturer is facing $217,500 in proposed penalties from the U.S. Department of Labor for safety violations at its Birmingham facility.
A 29-year-old welder was killed after a bucket on a front-end loader crushed him on Thursday, Jan. 21, while he was working on the rig in Anchor Point.
The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing a Bridgeport, Conn., construction company pay $47,700 in fines for violating safety standards while working a job in Stamford.