The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) and the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) recently joined together to stress that commitment to safe work be a focus in the Congressional Jobs Bill, HR 2847, which is now under consideration.
Medical marijuana laws are designed to ease pain for migraine sufferers and other people with conditions that leave them in chronic pain. Now they are also causing headaches for employers.
St. Lawrence County, N.Y., officials and Highway Department supervisors say allegations by a small number of workers that insufficient training puts their safety at risk have no substance.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board voted to urge changes in national and international safety codes at a meeting Thursday, Feb. 4 in response to preliminary findings from an investigation into the deadly natural gas explosion at the ConAgra Foods plant June 9.
Vermont has no intention of trying to shut down the Vermont Yankee Nuclear power plant while workers there are seeking the source of leaking tritium, a radioactive isotope.
Former Nevada Test Site workers who are seeking compensation from the federal government for cancer they contracted while working on underground nuclear tests are one big step closer to achieving that goal.
Several consumers have come forward with a rare lung disease, claiming it is from the same dangerous chemical that is used in butter flavoring.
A Greeley, Colo., man died when the excavation machine he was driving fell into an ice-covered retention pond at a Laramie car wash.
OSHA has cited O.S. Interior Systems Inc., a specialty contractor, for alleged workplace safety violations following a fatality at the company’s worksite in Houston.
The Appleton, Wisc., Office of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration says they’re beginning an investigation of the chemical accident that seriously injured one person at Quality Surface Processing in Schofield.