Despite being issued the most serious safety violation allowable under Indiana law by the state Department of Labor (DOL), the University of Notre Dame has determined that no staff members are responsible for the death of student employee Declan Sullivan, who died after the scaffold he was on while videotaping football practice fell in high winds last year.
Regulations designed to protect consumers, workers, and the environment do not have a negative impact on the job market and, in some cases, actually spur job creation, according to new research from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI).
Companies in Washington state cited for hazardous work conditions will no longer be able to continue with business as usual while in the process of appealing citations, under signed into law last week by Washington Governor Chris Gregoire.
By official proclamation, the City of Salem, Oregon has declared May 4 “Occupational Safety and Health Professional Day” in recognition of occupational safety and health professionals and “the work they do to keep people safe at work.
A wind farm worker in Illinois suffered severe burns after a fellow worker inadvertently energized a transformer – an incident which sparked an OSHA investigation resulting in multiple violations against Outland Renewable Services.
Innovative research and programs that get kids moving will reduce the devastating toll of heart disease and stroke in communities across the country, according to American Heart Association patient advocates, who delivered that message to Congress during last week’s You’re the Cure on the Hill Day.