From hand washing to trash handling, local health systems have a lot going on visibly and behind the scenes to ensure the health and safety of their employees as well as patients.
In 2009, nearly 26 million workers were likely infected with the H1N1 (swine flu) virus. The spread of the virus may have been aided by lack of paid sick leave, which prompted more than 8 million of those workers to take no time off from work, according to a new study.
Walt Disney World has been cleared of any workplace safety violations related the death last summer of a stunt performer who was rehearsing for a show.
A special state panel looking into the cause of the fatal Middletown, Conn., power plant explosion will use the state police investigation as a springboard to consider whether workplace safety, licensing, training and supervision were adequate at the site, the group’s chairman said Tuesday.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit has issued contempt orders against a St. Louis, Mo.-area company and individuals for failing to comply with court orders enforcing citations of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC).
Mueller Industries has appealed a $683,000 fine levied by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration for alleged safety violations after a fire and explosion killed one worker and injured two others on July 29 in Mississippi.
The Oklahoma division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after two men die in an excavation hole on a construction site in McCloud.
A 57-year-old worker at a West Milwaukee manufacturer is dead after a piece of sheet metal fell on top of him.
Two construction workers were seriously injured when the scaffolding they were working on collapsed outside a shopping center in Texas Tuesday afternoon.
A construction worker died while working on a project for the East Baton Rouge, La., Parish School Board Tuesday afternoon.