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.
“We’re tired of suffering preventable injury after preventable injury”
August 1, 2017
A group of workers at Tesla’s Fremont, California facility sent an open letter to the independent members of Tesla’s Board of Directors on Monday, in which they formally requested access to the electric car company’s safety plan.
The National Transportation Safety Board today issued a Safety Alert warning rail workers of the risks of working on the tracks using only a watchman/lookout to provide the train approach warning.
Safety Alert 066 was prompted in part by the deaths of two rail workers who were struck and killed by a train in Edgemont, South Dakota, Jan. 17, 2017.
The U.S. Department of Justice and the EPA) have entered into an agreement with Harcros Chemicals Inc. to settle claims that Harcros violated provisions of the Clean Air Act aimed at preventing accidental releases of chemicals that can have serious consequences for public health, safety and the environment.
An initiative to raise national awareness of prediabetes encourages viewers to take a one-minute prediabetes risk test to know where they stand and discover how they can decrease their risk of developing type 2 diabetes — and it does so with some adorable helpers.