OSHA is proposing to revise its Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting regulation by restoring a column on the OSHA Form 300 to identify work-related musculoskeletal disorders, or MSDs.
New Hanover County, N.C., Sheriff’s Deputies are on the scene of a workplace fatality at Watson Portable Welding.
Two construction workers were killed on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 after a trench that they were working in collapsed on top of them.
OSHA decided to fine the company for repeated health and safety inspections prompted by employee complaints and concerns.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited two contractors for alleged violations of safety standards involving the death last August of a worker who fell from a New Hampshire water tower.
An investigation of a July 2009 accident at the Oroville, Calif., Dam power plant found that the Department of Water Resources knowingly put its employees in harm’s way by instructing them to perform a task amid dangerous conditions.
Compared to those in other occupations, social services workers, including teachers of troubled youth and with those who work in professions such as mental health and health care, are disproportionately hurt by violence and assault from their students or patients. Furthermore, being a public sector employee dramatically increases that risk.
A 58-year-old Van Wert, Ohio, resident died in an industrial accident at Celina Aluminum Precision Technology on Sunday, Feb. 21.