A waste collection worker was run over and killed by his own truck earlier this year because his employer failed to ensure the truck’s safety restraint was in working order and that it was being used by workers driving from the right-hand side of the truck.
The Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration found five serious safety violations at the ArcelorMittal Indiana Harbor steel mill in East Chicago after the death of a steelworker there in a Taylor Dunn buggy accident in December.
An Oakland, California structure collapse that sent 13 workers to the hospital will cost three contractors $147,315 in penalties, according to Cal/OSHA.
The incident occurred on May 26, 2017 and involved a temporary mold (formwork) and vertical shoring. Workers at the 435-unit mixed-use project construction site were pouring
concrete into elevated formwork when the shoring system supporting the formwork
In the four months since President Trump took office, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued four news releases announcing penalties for job safety violations.
By the end of May last year, it had issued 199.
An aviation company whose employees have quadruple the rate of injuries of other workers in their risk class has been cited by the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) for multiple health and safety violations.
Employees of Ken Stanley, doing business as A+ Roofing, were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 25 feet at a Somersworth job site due to their employer's failure to ensure the use of required fall protection, according to federal OSHA.
Discipline is a requirement; punishment is sometimes necessary
September 10, 2014
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with Jim Spigener., who presented a talk on “Discipline and Punishment: Are They the Same Thing?” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.