Despite a number of challenges confronting the mining industry over the past two and a half years, including the worst coal mine disaster in four decades, the actions being taken by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and many in the industry are moving mine safety and health in the right direction, according to MSHA head Joseph A. Main, who spoke recently at Pennsylvania State University's Miner Training Program.
The EPA and Brazil’s Ministy for the Environment unveiled a new online tool that highlights key links between policies, funding and on-the-ground projects that can help drive urban sustainability investment around the world.
OSHA has cited Ohio truck manufacturer Stahl/Scott Fetzer Co. for six safety violations – including one willful – after a worker had several fingers amputated while operating an unguarded press break March 19 at the Wooster plant.
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) yesterday issued a hazard alert on ensuring that employers in hydraulic fracturing operations take appropriate steps to protect workers from silica exposure.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently leveraged unique technical expertise from its Pittsburgh campus to help U.S. partners in Latin America protect workers from serious but preventable occupational illnesses.
A group of leading governments join together in a unique initiative to commit to corporate sustainability reporting, in support of paragraph 47 of the UN Conference on Sustainable Development – Rio+20 – outcome document.
A new study finds that 5 percent of all cancer deaths in Britain – approximately 8,000 deaths each year --are linked to occupations, particularly those where asbestos, diesel engine fumes or shift work is involved.