If you want to put a human face on the struggle families have with transparency and involvement in OSHA investigations, you should watch Tonya Ford’s testimony–it is very powerful stuff.
When one is looking at a statistic it is always worthwhile asking if the statistic is really measuring what you want to know. Take for example, a rating of dangerous jobs.
To reduce on-the-job fatalities, the government is launching an enforcement program to target repeat safety offenders and increase penalties.
Days missed because of serious injuries in the nation’s mines have spiked sharply this decade, a USA TODAY analysis of federal records shows.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration could get some new authority following Tuesday’s hearing on Capitol Hill.
Holly Shaw, of Philadelphia, was among those gathered between a wind-whipped American flag and a chapel-turned-hazardous-materials classroom for the dedication of the National Workers Memorial on New Hampshire Avenue, designed to honor workers killed on the job.
The names scrolled down on the film screen like silent movie credits, 388 reminders of why safety is important.
The chilling video of a Tulsa, Oklahoma man being pulled to his death in an industrial clothes dryer provides a rare look at a hidden national tragedy: more Americans die on the job every year than have been killed in the entire seven years of the war in Iraq.
A new report from the Kansas Department of Labor shows a 10 percent decline in the number of accidents at the workplace.
This year alone, 16 steelworkers have been killed on the job worldwide, including one in Northwest Indiana in January.