The owner of a Vail, Colorado construction company facing felony manslaughter charges has surrendered to local law enforcement after the Summit County Sheriff’s Office in Breckenridge, Colorado, issued an arrest warrant on Jan. 24, 2023.
Just weeks after being cited with federal safety violations, Dollar General Corp. and Dolgencorp LLC have once again exposed workers to unsafe conditions, this time at two store locations in Florida and another in Alabama.
Employees had reported worker illnesses caused by fumes in aircraft cabins
January 19, 2023
A whistleblower investigation initiated on Aug. 2, 2022, by OSHA found American Airlines Inc. retaliated against employees who filed complaints about the illnesses with the company and Federal Aviation Administration.
Nowadays, nearly everyone orders online and receives a package within a day or two. But how many of us stop and think about the man-hours and processes that have moved in sync to make this fast delivery possible?
New Jersey firm faces $584K in penalties for safety hazards on Toll Brothers project
January 18, 2023
Less than four months after citing a Trenton, New Jersey roofing contractor for exposing unprotected workers to deadly fall hazards, OSHA is once again holding the employer responsible for putting its workers’ safety at risk.
OSHA has again cited Amazon for failing to keep workers safe, and has issued hazard alert letters after inspections at three warehouse facilities – in Deltona, Florida; Waukegan, Illinois; and New Windsor, New York – after finding workers exposed to ergonomic hazards.
Scarcities in assembly components the last few years have led to more on-the-job manufacturing injuries. In part, this has been a consequence of plant managers reengineering long-established processes to adapt to a new "normal” of uncertainty and delays.
A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.Date: July 30, 2014
Young workers under age 25 are twice as likely to get injured on the job as older workers. Youth need to be prepared to enter the workforce and schools, youth employment and community programs can be important venues for teaching youth these skills.