Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued new enforcement guidance to make its penalties more effective in stopping employers from repeatedly exposing workers to life-threatening hazards or failing to comply with certain workplace safety and health requirements.
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.
The research will focus on the occupational activities of workers in warehouses, and whether wearable technologies that track functional movements can provide continuous physiological data to guide treatment plans and training programs that would mitigate or alleviate injuries.
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.
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.
The semi-annual immersive education experience helps workplace safety and health professionals acquire and maintain certifications, expand their expertise and grow their networks. Attendees should register by Thursday, Jan. 19, before rates increase.