The Republican staff of a key House oversight committee has expressed a degree of sympathy for industry arguments that federal regulations are killing jobs.
Despite official reviews of the 2006 Aracoma Alma mine disaster placing some of the blame on negligent government inspectors, a federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit against the federal mining regulatory agency.
The families of 6 workers killed at a local oil refinery sued the company Wednesday for wrongful death. The suit claims Tesoro deliberately ignored dangerous conditions at the plant in Anacortes.
- Medical residents: What do you think of OSHA considering restrictions to the 24-hour work shifts, 80-hour work weeks now used in doctor-training?
The issue of whether medical residents toil too long on hospital shifts has been a hot topic off and on over the last decade. What do you think about that?
This Valentine’s Day, 500 million flowers — most of them roses — are scheduled to make the long journey from Colombia to the U.S. And while their destination may be the hands of lovers across America, the origin of many of these flowers is anything but lovely. That’s because flower farms in Colombia and Ecuador have been known to use forced and child labor, accept widespread sexual harassment of female workers, and subject flower gatherers to terrible conditions.
OSHA has fined Haasbach, LLC, of Mount Carroll and Hillsdale Elevator Company of Geneseo and Annawan following the deaths of three workers, including two teenagers. The workers were killed when they suffocated after being engulfed by grain.
OSHA on the same day announced both a first quarter fiscal year loss of $329 million and that one willful violation with a $70,000 proposed penalty has been filed against a USPS location on Royal Parkway in Nashville, Tenn., for allegedly allowing workers to use damaged, unrepaired dock levelers.
A stunt woman for the show “Justified” is in critical condition — after being hit by a vehicle during production of the FX show last week.
State regulators are investigating the death of a security guard killed when the driver of a production company van blacked out and his vehicle slammed into a tent on the set of the CBS crime drama “NCIS” authorities said Wednesday.
Six workers were injured at an industrial accident in Indiana County, Pa., on Thursday morning. According to officials, a six-inch high pressure steam pipe burst inside the Homer City Power Plant in Center Township around 7:45 a.m.