The state transportation department late Friday awarded a $357 million highway contract in New Haven to O&G Industries after requiring the company, which was involved in a fatal power plant explosion earlier this year, to submit to an unusual safety review.
- Explosion of Small Bayou Perot oil rig raises big concerns about offshore oil worker safety, Texas maritime attorneys say
A December 1 oil rig explosion off the Louisiana coast that has injured at least three workers illustrates the hazardous and often deadly work conditions that maritime workers face every day.
A doctor visit may be becoming a lot more dangerous — especially for medical personnel — and local nurses union officials say they want urgent changes made in light of two recent local killings.
According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Firefighters are dying on the job from preventable cardiovascular conditions. Cardiac failure is the number one killer of firefighters, accounting for close to half of the line-of-duty deaths in the past four years, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.
- Internationally known scientist Doug Schoon challenges Oregon OSHA’s misleading claims that “methylene glycol” is a synonym for “formaldehyde”
Research scientist Doug Schoon is denouncing Oregon OSHA’s claim to measure “Formaldehyde” in water-based cosmetics such as lotion or creams and certain nail products or hair products, such as shampoos, conditioners and hair straightening products, when in fact they are measuring and reporting concentrations of a completely different substance called “Methylene Glycol.”
Gay bareback studio Treasure Island Media is appealing three citations issued by Cal/OSHA, stemming from an investigation into the company that found it violated workplace safety regulations by allowing performers to have unprotected sex.
Federal regulators cited two Texas companies for alleged health and safety violations, including a firm investigated as part of a new enforcement program targeting companies the government contends are indifferent to worker safety.
A Concord, N.H., woman claimed yesterday in a lawsuit that managers at Staples made her clean an overflowing toilet without protective gear and then fired her for complaining to federal regulators.
The 9th Circuit has ruled that a plaintiff’s claim under the whistleblower-protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act accrues when she learns of the actual injury.
Two workers at DuPont Co.’s sprawling plant in Belle were hospitalized Friday morning after an overnight chemical leak that exposed them to the toxic material monomethylamine.