The Labor Department convinced USDA to insert some worker safety measures into its new poultry slaughter inspection regulation. Poultry workers hope the measures are more than just words in the Federal Register notice.
Mine safety penalties are pretty meaningless if they aren’t paid, and more so if they aren’t assessed.
One reporter’s tale of hoops and roadblocks trying to get an interview with an EPA official.
This week’s snapshot of just one work-related fatality. This one occurred on July 21 at a construction site in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
An OSHA news release about a cell tower inspection gave me reason to visit the White House’s Recovery.gov website.
This week’s snapshot of just one work-related fatality. This one occurred on July 2 at FedEx’s flagship sorting facility in Memphis, Tennessee.
Tony Schick of Oregon Public Broadcasting profiles the experience of BNSF railway employees who blow the whistle on safety problems.
A reporter’s request for an MSHA citation is probably the worst case of redaction overkill that I’ve seen.
Advocates for safer workplaces are looking to advance reforms at the state and local level. A new manual “Winning Safer Workplaces” is designed to enhance the conversation.