Do you have what it takes to work for Elon Musk? The eccentric Tesla CEO is currently hiring for a number of positions - including a safety official - at Boring Co., the firm he founded in 2016. The billionaire is encouraging people to join the company, which digs tunnels to decongest large city centers and solve traffic issues.
Federal workplace safety investigators determined that an oil company’s failure to take adequate safety precautions contributed to a drilling site explosion near Grassy Butte on Nov. 4, 2021, that permanently disabled one worker and left two others with serious injuries.
KEEN Utility, the work boot division of KEEN Inc. (KEEN), launched the She Builds Grant Program to champion the next generation of tradeswomen. The program pledges $1M in much needed product and ﬁnancial support over the next ﬁve years to trailblazing nonproﬁt organizations in the United States and Canada dedicated to the empowerment and education of women seeking a career in the skilled trades.
Events highlight the high cost of ignoring workplace safety and health standards
April 25, 2022
Each year, the families and friends of fallen workers, and organizations, including the U.S. Department of Labor and its Occupational Safety and Health Administration sadly observe April 28 as Workers Memorial Day.
A federal investigation into how a 47-year-old carpenter was fatally injured on Oct. 6, 2021, at the Pinellas Gateway Express project in Clearwater, Florida found his employer violated safety standards by allowing workers to remain in a crane load’s danger zone.
For the first time, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a National Emphasis Program to protect millions of workers from heat illness and injuries. Through the program, OSHA will conduct heat-related workplace inspections before workers suffer completely preventable injuries, illnesses or, even worse, fatalities.