Amazingly, BP “continues to pretend that – just like an oil spill of this magnitude could never happen – there also could not possibly be a worker health concern.”
For the second time in a week, Massey Energy Co. has taken legal action against federal regulators who are investigating the April explosion that killed 29 miners at one of the company’s West Virginia mines.
Democrats in Congress are drafting legislation that would make it easier to shut mines with repeated safety violations, such as the Massey Energy Co. coal mine where 29 men died in an April explosion.
Members of the federal agency investigating the Feb. 7 Kleen Energy power plant explosion are recommending the prohibition of the use of natural gas during “gas blows.”
For years, federal aviation officials have known that cockpit window heaters in some Boeing planes catch fire, but they have yet to require airlines to resolve the problem, the Associated Press reports.
SeaWorld has reached out to the federal agency investigating the February death of a killer-whale trainer at SeaWorld Orlando about the possibility of negotiating a settlement even before the safety probe is complete, according to a source familiar with the inquiry.
A state advisory panel exploring whether condoms should be mandatory in adult film production will meet Tuesday to discuss whether changes should be made to worker safety laws.
Two former adult film actresses are suing the Adult Industry Medical Healthcare Foundation. They allege the Sherman Oaks-based foundation that tests adult film performers for sexually transmitted diseases violated their privacy by releasing their health information online.
A man who uses medical marijuana to treat symptoms of an inoperable brain tumor and cancer claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday he was wrongfully fired from a Walmart store in Battle Creek, Mich., after testing positive for the drug.
OSHA cited the United States Postal Service with three alleged willful violations at the processing center. It issued $210,000 in fines for “severe and ongoing” electrical and protective equipment hazards following an OSHA inspection prompted by employee complaints.