The TSA agreed on Friday to exempt pilots from invasive security pat-downs. Last week, two major pilots’ unions demanded that their members be exempted from new rules that require passengers to submit to an invasive body search if they refuse to pass through the new backscatter x-ray machines.
Americans’ spending hits a fever pitch during the holidays and two days in particular – “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday” – leave retailers and consumers vulnerable to different exposures.
The day after Thanksgiving, commonly known as ‘Black Friday’, is one of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season. Crowds of bargain hunters can grow dangerously large and unruly. The Nevada Occupational Health & Safety Section (OSHA) of the Division of Industrial Relations urges retailers to follow federal OSHA’s crowd control guidance to prevent injuries or worse.
The helmet worn by American troops fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan does little to protect against brain injuries.
Nursing assistants are a critical part of the dedicated staff who work day and night in nursing homes to keep residents safe, secure, cared-for, and comfortable. Yet the very workers ensuring the safety of our seniors are themselves at risk for workplace violence and assaults.
All those who worked at Ground Zero rendered a crucial service in our darkest hour. So we are glad to see some relief, in the form of a settlement worth at least $625 million to be paid by New York City.
The American Fireworks Manufacturing Co. employee killed Saturday during the annual Christmas on Main Street looked down the tube of a firework at the same time the shell shot out, Utica Public Safety Commissioner Daniel LaBella said Monday.