The Occupational Safety & Health Administration, which until recently also praised the claimed improvements, admits to having second thoughts. “The statistics we have on workplace injuries are incomplete and, in some cases, inaccurate,” says David Michaels, the newly appointed Assistant Secretary of Labor who heads OSHA.
A settlement of up to $657.5 million has been reached in the cases of thousands of rescue and cleanup workers at ground zero who sued the city over damage to their health, according to city officials and lawyers for the plaintiffs.
PETA sent an urgent letter to David Michaels, assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), urging him to immediately launch a comprehensive investigation into unsafe conditions at jobs that involve working with dangerous captive animals.
The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration has given notice that it intends to develop a standard that will comprehensively address the fire and explosion hazards of combustible dust.
A Fairfax County, Va., drain inspector died after falling into a manhole. Was his death the result of his employer’s failure to enforce state and federal safety standards?
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board is poised Thursday to convene a panel to consider amending state law to require condom use in adult film production.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the Allen Family Foods Inc. poultry processing facility in Harbeson for exposing workers to a variety of workplace safety hazards.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey violated the rights of an employee when it imposed discipline on a whistleblower for exercising her rights under the Federal Railroad Safety Act (FRSA), an investigation by the U.S.
A 68-year-old fuel tanker driver died overnight after sustaining burns on Tuesday when his truck exploded at a Donelson gas station in Fayetteville, Tenn.
Part of the ceiling on the lower level of Holy Family Church collapsed Thursday, seriously injuring a worker.