Florida, like most States, requires businesses to carry worker’s compensation; this is, usually, a no-fault system of compensation.
Nine years after the terrorist attack that destroyed the World Trade Center, the House is on the verge of passing legislation that would address collateral damage caused by the smoldering fires at Ground Zero and the toxic dust that blanketed nearby streets.
Hours before sunrise Wednesday, John Gallagher stood in a Melville parking lot, dressed in a sharp dark suit, tie and shiny shoes, wearing medals that told of a storied career as a New York City firefighter. But accompanying his uniform was a cord that ran around the Deer Park man’s face to an oxygen supply.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency told a conference call with reporters that its criminal arm was investigating the July 25 pipeline rupture in Calhoun county.
Union officials this afternoon blasted the village of Tarrytown, N.Y., for failing to supervise two men who died last week when they entered a manhole and for shifting responsibility for the tragedy onto the victims.
Strict medical protocols and bloodbourne pathogen regulations for adult industry productions remained the central focus of the latest Cal/OSHA subcommittee meeting held today in Oakland, Calif., the Free Speech Coalition announced.
OSHA is seeking nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH). The committee advises the Secretary of Labor on developing standards and policies that affect the safety and health of construction workers.
There have been at least eight deaths related to explosions at Tennessee’s Kilgore Flares Co. since 1973, including a 2001 blast that killed Gaston Jones.
A 26-year-old Stuart man died Tuesday morning, after a bizarre landscaping accident at an apartment complex in Plantation, Fla.
Several people were injured in a “flash fire” at a plant in west-central Tennessee that makes decoy flares for the military, officials said Tuesday.