The Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association team's report, published July 22, analyzes the March 2014 landslide that killed 43 people in Oso, Wash.
AK Steel and Steel Dynamics, Inc. are buying the units for a combined total of $2.3 billion, the companies announced July 21.
Safe Work Australia is urging Australian farmers to focus on improving farm safety during National Farm Safety Week.
An OSHA investigation discovered the cause of a collapse at International Nutrition Inc.'s Omaha facility that killed two workers and injured nine others.
At least one death has been reported.
The July 19 event was an exercise demonstrating how cargo bikes would be utilized after a major earthquake.
ISEA noted the key update to ANSI/ISEA 101-2014 is an expanded sizing chart to accommodate a majority of the working population who wear limited use and disposable garments on a daily basis.
APHA recently announced that Mary E. Northridge, Ph.D., MPH, will complete her 16-year tenure as editor-in-chief of the journal in March 2015 and become its first editor emeritus.
"FedEx is innocent of the charges brought today by the Department of Justice. We will plead not guilty. We will defend against this attack on the integrity and good name of FedEx and its employees," FedEx's senior vice president of marketing and communications, Patrick Fitzgerald, said in a statement issued after the Justice Department announced the indictment was returned by a San Francisco grand jury.
The Connecticut contractor was cited by OSHA in connection with workers' lead and silica exposures, according to the agency.
Kristi McKinney, a research specialist in the federal agency's Oil Spill Response Division, spoke last month at the Norwegian Oil Spill Control Association’s annual seminar.
The company was previously cited by OSHA in October 2013.
The grant will help workers affected by manufacturing industry layoffs in Wisconsin.
The Build America Transportation Investment Center, housed at DOT, will be a one-stop shop for state and local governments, public and private developers, and investors to utilize innovative financing strategies for projects.
The company is responsible for a leak from one of its tanks. The leak contaminated Charleston, W.Va., residents' drinking water in January 2014.
With most schools out of session during the summer, it creates more chances for danger on the farm. "It's worth looking around your farm with a child's view of the world," said Alan Plom, IOSH's Rural Industries Group vice-chair.
In a letter to DEA Administrator Michele Leonhart, Sen. John Hoeven cites data from the North Dakota Attorney General's Office showing drug crimes are up 19.5 percent from last year. At the same time, OSHA has launched an enforcement emphasis program focused on the state's oil and gas and construction industries.
The 2014 American Hospital Association-McKesson Quest for Quality Prize® will be awarded July 20 to VCU Medical Center of Richmond, Va. It will receive $75,000.
The agency has cited Interlake Mecalux Inc. for the second time this year for allegedly exposing workers to amputation hazards.