New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo ended years of contentious debate Wednesday by announcing that the health and environmental risks of fracking were greater than the benefits and that the controversial method of harvesting natural gas would be banned in the state.
OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels answers the questions that were asked most frequently during the agency's recent Twitter chat about the new severe incident reporting requirements that go into effect Jan. 1.
Written Testimony Submitted by U.S. Chemical Safety Board Chairman Rafael Moure-Eraso to the Joint Committee: Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing entitled, "Oversight of the Implementation of the President’s Executive Order on Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security.”
Confused about the new OSHA reporting requirements that go into effect January 1? The agency will take to Twitter on Dec. 11 from 1 – 2 p.m. EST to answer your questions. You can join the Twitter chat and follow the conversation live using the hashtag #Reporting2015.
The following was posted on Saturday, Dec. 6: One hundred seven years ago today in Monongah, West Virginia, 362 coal miners – many of them teenage boys — went to work and never came home. That morning, an explosion ripped through two connected mines.
Two final rules from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will require movie theatres, grocery stores serving prepared foods and vending machines to display calorie information to would be consumers.
Democrat from Pa. seeks to address “resource disparities” between coal companies, claimants
December 1, 2014
Congressional Democrats have introduced a measure designed to streamline the process for miners filing benefits claims under the Black Lung Benefits Act – and to help miners overcome the “resource disparities” between themselves and the coal companies who use legal maneuvering to block the miners’ claims.
FAQs on OSHA’s newly revised Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution Maintenance and Construction Standard (29 CFR 1910.269 and 29 CFR Part 1926, Subpart V). Why did OSHA decide to modify its standards for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution work?