Buckle up, eliminate distractions, and drive sober, the Florida Highway Patrol reminds us.
Driver William D.W. Scott's truck was permitted to carry a load no taller than 15 feet, 9 inches, but his load, a metal casing, measured 15 feet, 11 inches. The load struck 11 of the bridge's sway braces as the truck crossed the bridge.
OSHA has cited the Jacksonville, Fla., company for one willful violation.
Inspectors witnessed a worker being struck by falling boxes.
The Brooklyn, N.Y., store was cited for exit access and fall and chemical hazards.
The agency has conducted more than 175 inspections during 2013-2014 and has worked to implement the compounding provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act, which Congress passed last year in response to the NECC fungal meningitis outbreak.
The citations come after a 21-year-old worker was fatally crushed at an auto parts supply plant.
The Middleburg, Fla., company faces $169,000 in proposed fines.
You would be amazed to learn what you never knew you never knew about the history of the U.S. Department of Labor. Spend just six minutes with this fantastic 2014 video, produced in conjunction with our centennial, to discover how the department was created, meet all the labor secretaries, get a glimpse of our legislative history, and appreciate the many and important things we do for workers across the nation.
Lt. Ray Robinson and Trooper John McFarland of the Tennessee Highway Patrol discuss school bus safety inspections and also the critical incident response team’s response to serious school bus accidents in this new video from the highway patrol.
This U.S. Department of Labor video posted in June 2012 shows art restoration experts cleaning on large murals that have decorated the lobby of the DOL headquarters building in Washington, D.C., since the late 1970s. They depict the history of work in America up until that time.
'The Walkie Talkie Building'
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