Robert L. Sumwalt III was sworn in as the National Transportation Safety Board’s 14th chairman during a brief ceremony held here Thursday.
Sumwalt’s nomination for a two-year term by President Donald Trump was confirmed by the Senate Aug. 3. Sumwalt has been serving as the agency’s acting chairman since March 31, 2017, and has been a NTSB member since August 2006.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Workforce Tulsa is testing a new training program in the Oklahoma city aimed at improving workplace safety and health practices among young temporary workers.
OSHA and the DJ Basin Safety Council have renewed an alliance to provide oil and gas industry workers in northern Colorado with information, guidance, and training to enhance the industry’s safety culture.
It’s not too early to be thinking about 2018; the call for abstracts for the 2nd International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health® sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is now OPEN.
The EPA’s announcement yesterday that it is reversing its decision to delay for one year designation of areas not meeting the 2015 ozone standards is being met with approval by the American Lung Association, American Public Health Association and American Thoracic Society.
Cal/OSHA has cited an aircraft parts manufacturer $87,500 for numerous workplace safety and health violations including failure to provide workers with effective training on hazardous chemicals in their work area and willful failure to notify workers of their exposure to hexavalent chromium, a hazardous chemical known to cause cancer commonly referred to as chromium-6.
The latest legal development following an altercation between a United Airlines employee and one of its customers shines a spotlight on worker safety…or passenger safety, depending upon which side prevails in court.
A Pennsylvania mine worker died last week after being run over by his own bulldozer.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is working with local officials to determine just how the accident occurred.