A bill to increase penalties for workplace safety violations in Wyoming for the first time in more than 25 years is moving through the Wyoming Legislature.
After being stalled for nearly three months amid worker-safety violations, the dismantling of the downtown Thomas C. Green Water Treatment Plant could resume as soon as next week.
- Backlog of Mine Operator Appeals of Safety Violations Undermine Worker Safety, Witnesses Tell House Committee
A flood of mine owner appeals of health and safety violations are delaying tougher penalties for the country’s most dangerous mines and undermining efforts to protect miners, witnesses told the House Education and Labor Committee today.
While the majority of all lawmaker offices on Capitol Hill have at least one health or safety hazard violation, this year’s inspection data from the Office of Compliance inspections is an improvement over last year’s.
Metrorail representatives said at a public hearing Tuesday that despite budget constraints they are making changes to prevent future collisions like the June Red Line accident that killed nine people.
Safety violations by the state Department of Water Resources caused an accident last year at Oroville Dam that injured five workers, according to an investigation by workplace safety officials.
A Perry company was one of two cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for safety violations in an August incident where a worker fell to his death in New Hampshire.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a fine of $92,000 against Agri Systems Inc. of Billings, Mont., for eight alleged safety violations last year.
A work-related accident left a 48-year-old La Grange, Ill., man dead after being pinned by a truck Monday.
Travis Bryan Kidd, 24, of Mooresboro, N.C., died Monday afternoon on the way to the hospital after a 40-ton rolling compactor crushed his legs and pelvis.