OSHA has proposed more than $70,000 in fines against P. Gioioso & Sons Inc. for hazards at a Massachusetts work site.
The citations stem from work sites where employees were performing roofing work without fall protection.
The local share of the federal grant is $54,340, bringing the total to $543,400.
The new Workplace design solutions document cites steel embeds for guardrail support, embedded roof anchor points, and straps embedded in concrete.
Medicare provides much of the public financing for graduate medical education -- an estimated $9.7 billion in 2012. The report calls for more oversight and accountability.
Effective Aug. 1, subscribers who now receive printed copies no longer will receive them. The publication is available free online.
The September conference will focus on wellness and total worker health.
Seven cars in a Conrail freight train derailed Nov. 30, 2012, in Paulsboro, N.J., with one car carrying vinyl chloride ruptured as a result. New Jersey’s Department of Health reported earlier this year that its surveys of residents showed more than half experienced new or worsening health symptoms after the chemical release.
Advance Lifts made the announcement.
Tugboats completed the tow of the Costa Concordia to the port of Genoa, where it will be scrapped, on July 27.
Boat operators under the influence of alcohol are 10 times more likely to die in a boating accident than are sober operators, Aux. David Glaser explained.
Fire deaths are declining and the average arrival times for first and second engines are matching its predictions – within six minutes and within eight minutes.
The proposed changes to OAR 437-002-0146, its confined space rule, include removing the term "self-rescue" from the rule, except in a note clarifying that self-rescue is not a viable option.
The partnership will promote the safety of fresh and minimally processed agricultural products.
Federal inspectors issued 186 citations in June.
Thomas E. Perez releases a statement through the Department of Labor.
A new directive has been issued that replaces a March 2002 directive. The new one applies to all work activities on communication towers that involve the use of a personnel hoist -- not just new towers.
This is the National Association of Tower Erectors' signature program recognizing tower contractors, tower owners, and carriers that voluntarily adhere to higher safety standards.
Announcing net revenue of $39.6 billion during 2014's second quarter, the company said it took a $400 million special charge for its ignition switch compensation program.
The agreement strengthens protections for workers from coercion, retaliation.