Analysis shows marked decline in likelihood of crashing, increased likelihood of escaping a crash without injuries
June 14, 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) says that better-designed, safer vehicles have contributed to an overall decline in crashes, deaths and injuries on U.S. roadways.
New research from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) raises awareness of the occupational safety and health practices necessary during the synthesis, characterization and experimentation using engineered nanomaterials in a laboratory setting.
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs says a significant milestone has been reached in the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act: more than $8 billion has been paid to claimants nationwide.
Company accused employee of sabotaging water supply
June 13, 2012
OSHA has ordered Anchorage-based North Star Behavioral Health System to reinstate an employee who was fired after reporting safety concerns about compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act at the company's residential youth facility outside of Anchorage.
Struck-by accidents in the mining industry have increased sharply, according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), which issued a Safety Alert last week in an attempt to reduce that type of accident.