OSHA's new Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee held its first meeting last week in Washington, D.C. Representatives from both management and labor highlighted improvements made to the program over the past 18 months.
BP Exploration and Production Inc. pleaded guilty today to 14 criminal counts for its illegal conduct leading to and after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, and was sentenced to pay $4 billion in criminal fines and penalties, the largest criminal resolution in U.S. history, Attorney General Holder announced today.
First self-perform heavy civil contractor in New York region to receive OSHA VPP Status
January 11, 2013
Skanska USA Civil, a leading contractor for civil engineering, construction, and infrastructure projects, announced today that it has been awarded “VPP” status, safety recognition by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP), for its work on the Croton Water Treatment Plant project in the Bronx, New York.
“Actively Caring for People: Cultivating a culture of compassion “is a new book edited by E. Scott Geller, Ph.D., and consisting of contributions from 40 authors writing on aspects of AC4P (Actively Caring For People).