Prairie Ag Partners is cited for 1 willful, 2 repeat, and 8 serious violations.
The partnership aims to protect and educate those working on the Omaha, Nebraska, Project.
The National Safety Council held its annual National Awards Celebration during this week’s San Diego conference.
President Obama signed it Sept. 18 and the administration released its national strategy the same day.
The big three -- falls, scaffolds, and ladders -- are among the Top Ten most-violated OSHA standards for FY 2014, agency officials announced during the NSC conference.
Easy functionality and smart technology are working against each other, and a lot of companies are trying to find the middle ground.
The Occupational Keynote session Sept. 16 at the NSC Conference & Expo featured the heads of OSHA and NIOSH discussing the challenges of protecting temporary workers.
Companies are finding innovative solutions to unique and challenging problems.
Three sponsors and a renewed alliance with OSHA are supporting the new initiative.
"This year, we recognize a talented group of individuals at our Congress & Expo," said NSC President and CEO Deborah A.P. Hersman. "These young professionals are rising to meet emerging safety challenges and are the future leaders of the safety movement."
Day two of the NSC Expo featured a panel discussion on confined space safety and practices.
In her first keynote address, the council's new president and CEO cited the aviation industry as an example of all-out safety dedication.
U.S. construction employment hit a five-year high in August 2014 and is rising twice as fast as total nonfarm employment, the Associated General Contractors of America recently reported.
Cummins' CEO accepted the prestigious Robert W. Campbell Award, and six individuals received 2014 Distinguished Service Awards on Sept. 15.
Funded entirely by the $650,000 grant, the new initiative will enable the national network of local committees on occupational safety and health to offer new and expanded training, provide technical assistance, and build capacity to reach at-risk workers.
The study shows an increase in the use of potentially impairing medications.
Funds have been awarded to Texas to help those who worked at the beef processing facility.
Charles B. Hall, Ph.D.., a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, discussed the findings in a 9/11/14 post on the NIOSH blog.
Nominees will be selected based on expertise in the field occupational safety and health, such as occupational medicine, occupational health nursing, industrial hygiene, toxicology, chemistry, safety and health education, ergonomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, and psychology.
The Youngstown, Ohio steel mill is fined $94,000.