The trial of former coal company CEO Don Blankenship—the man largely responsible for the Upper Big Branch disaster—is scheduled to begin on April 20. I’m ready to let the Charleston Gazette’s Ken Ward Jr. provide the best play-by-play.
This week’s snapshot of just one work-related fatality in the US. This one occurred on March 11, 2015 in Jal, NM
The fatal work-related injuries that killed Jose Alfredo Isagirrez-Mejia could have been prevented had his employer followed worker safety regulations.
McDonald’s employees recently filed 28 complaints with OSHA. This made me wonder how often OSHA get safety complaints from fast food workers?
After four hours of testimony on retaliation against employees, abuse of power and more, there was a glimmer of hope from new leadership at the Chemical Safety Board.
This week’s snapshot of just one work-related fatality in the US. This one occurred on March 6, 2015 in Kingsbury, IN.
Michael Grabell and Howard Berkes use the experiences of injured workers as a reality check on the US workers’ compensation system.
Testifying before the House Committee on Oversight & Government Reform, OIRA chief Howard Shelanski was criticized from both sides of the aisle for his office’s lack of transparency in handling reviews of agencies’ regulatory actions.
An historical collection of workplace safety posters from European agencies and advocates cover themes that are still relevant today.
This week’s snapshot of just one work-related fatality in the US. This one occurred on February 20, 2015 in Madison, WI.