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After suffering a traumatic arm amputation in a confined space, a Jennie-O Turkey employee had to walk down a flight of stairs and 200 feet across a production floor to get the attention of a co-worker for assistance.
A longtime mine employee who was fired for complaining about safety hazards will be reinstated, under orders from an administrative law judge with the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission.
The U.S. Department of Labor's regional solicitor's office in Boston has filed a complaint against DeMoulas Super Markets Inc., doing business as Market Basket, with the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC).
Less than four years after a California train disaster spurred passage of major safety legislation, railroad companies are pushing hard to relax the law’s chief provision.
Cranes without brakes and band saws without guards were among the violations found by OSHA at a Houston, Texas company -- after an employee gave the agency the heads up.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) should enforce a law requiring manufacturers of coal slag abrasive to disclose that their product contains dangerous levels of beryllium, Public Citizen said in a letter sent yesterday to OSHA enforcement director Thomas Galassi.
OSHA has ordered Omaha, Neb.-based Union Pacific Railroad Co. to immediately reinstate an employee in Idaho who was terminated after reporting a work-related injury.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has announced that Hepburnia Coal Co. Inc. has agreed to provide special training to its employees on the rights provided to miners under the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 as well as pay a civil penalty of $3,750 to settle charges of unlawful discrimination against one employee.
A New Hampshire foundry owner faces two years in prison for illegally storing hazardous waste, after OSHA and the EPA combined efforts to bring him to justice.
A well-known snack manufacturer which has been in the news lately for its bankruptcy declaration can add OSHA fines to its financial problems.