The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Broan-NuTone Storage Solutions on Wednesday with one alleged willful violation and four alleged serious violations after a woman’s hand was amputated by a metal pressing machine in July.
A 42-year-old Manchester, Mass., man was been struck by falling bricks and was rescued by a public-safety worker as the remaining section of an archway was about to let go.
Inmates at U.S. Penitentiary Atwater, Calif., were exposed to hazardous elements while breaking glass at the prison’s electronics recycling center from 2002-03 because authorities failed to safeguard them properly.
WMATA says it’s improving worker safety through new rules, training and consequences for those who violate safety procedures.
It was a scary moment for some social workers in Henderson, Ky., when a woman with a gun chased them.
The Quakertown Farmers Market was fined $4,650 for workplace safety violations discovered during an investigation into the death of Earl Yerkes, a longtime employee who was electrocuted in June while working on a heating and air conditioning unit on the roof.
Employers who perform drug testing on job applicants and/or employees should take the time to revisit their policies on drug use and drug testing to clearly state their position on medical use of marijuana so as to navigate the various liabilities that may arise as a result of this change in the law.
The Clark brothers were injured when a 12-story recovery boiler blew up as workers tried to restart it after annual maintenance at the Redwood plant on May 3, 2008. One man was killed and nearly two dozen others were hurt.
DuPont plant officials and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board are expected to update the media on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 about the industrial accident that left a Kanawha County, W. Va., man dead over the weekend.