On January 29, 2010, OSHA published a proposed rule to revise its 300 Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, which would restore a column dedicated to tracking musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
Grain processors, shippers and millers are worried the Obama administration may tighten worker-safety rules aimed at preventing explosions in elevators and other facilities. Industry officials say additional regulations aren’t needed.
Both employer and employee advocates are commending Gov. Dave Freudenthal for setting aside $406,000 to hire a health and safety scientist as part of an ongoing effort to address Wyoming’s poor workplace safety record.
A construction worker died Wednesday morning after falling about 25 feet from the roof of a building under construction on Central Avenue in Palm Coast, Fla.
As the Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) initial investigation into alleged improper disposal of asbestos pipe draws to a close, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) begins their look into if the ex-employee with the county who “blew the whistle” was wrongfully terminated for letting his superiors know there were health hazards.
A local interior contracting company faces fines totalling $112,000 after one of their employees was killed last year, officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Tuesday.
A worker at a Hale Street business in Bridgewater, Mass., cut his thumb off on a table saw on Thursday morning, according to the police log.
Investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration were in the borough Tuesday investigating the accident that killed a worker at the St. George Roman Catholic Church demolition site in New York.