A spokesman for a major power-plant operator stunned a legislative panel Thursday when he said creating a state mechanism to increase safety at power plants would be “somewhat redundant.”
The worker safety board in California voted unanimously yesterday to further study a condom requirement proposal written by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation.
For the majority of the three years I trained in internal medicine (and during the two years before that when I did clinical rotations as a medical student), I would work 30 to 36 hour shifts every fourth night with no guarantee of sleep.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sent letters to about 15,000 employers with high injury rates, urging them to take immediate steps to protect their workers.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed a $91,000 fine against a Spencerville firm as a result of a December incident where an employee was reportedly scalped.
A former chief financial officer with Tennessee Commerce Bancorp Inc. should get his job back plus more than $1 million in back pay and other compensation, according to a federal regulator’s ruling that the bank violated a law that protects “whistleblowing” employees.
The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered E.I. DuPont de Nemours and Company to review environmental safety procedures at its industrial plant in Belle, W. Va., where the release of phosgene gas in January led to the death of a DuPont employee.
The Saratoga Springs City School District has decided to hire a licensed asbestos abatement contractor to clean the district’s East Side Recreation Field House this spring, rather than using the usual city employees.
A chemical used to imbue the popular iPhones with their tantalizing touch-screen quality is suspected of causing extensive nerve damage to numerous factory workers in China.
Deputies said 30-year-old Benjamin Novoa was loading large steel pipes on a truck bed when one got loose and knocked him to the ground.