W.S. Bellows Construction Corp. of Houston was named the nation's safest construction company in 2016 by the Associated General Contractors of America, which oversees the Willis Towers Watson Construction Safety Excellence Awards.
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority is recommending using a different survey method after TEPCO said an attempt failed to deliver a camera to locations where images of nuclear fuel debris could be taken.
ExxonMobil's new chairman and CEO, Darren Woods, says in the company's 2016 Financial & Operating Review that the company achieved its best-ever safety performance in 2016 and "strong environmental results," as well.
The trade association's 2017 Safety Performance Report finds the impact of using proactive safety practices is to reduce recordable incidents by up to 87 percent.
More than a dozen people have been rescued in the last seven days.
The association issued a news release after the U.S. Senate passed H.J. Res. 83, which permanently overturns OSHA's recordkeeping rule, once the president signs it.
The money is part of a National Dislocated Worker Grant.
Polaris has received at least 793 incident reports, including reports of warped, melted, or burned side panels, 47 fires, and four minor burn injuries.
The cause of the March 20 fire is believed to be a spark from a machine used during the pencil manufacturing process.
The alliance is to train and protect Illinois heavy equipment operators.
No conclusive reasons were found, but certain evidence may help explain what happened.
The agency is working to develop a tool that will help employers understand the true costs of drug use at work.
Automatic and ongoing learning could help driverless vehicles become safer, for instance, and adapt to circumstances they weren't specifically programmed for.
According to the BTS notice, there are approximately 400 tank car facilities in the United States currently registered or certified to build or modify tank cars, but only about 140 have the capacity to modify or build to the 117 or 117R specifications.
The board is going to determine the cause of two incidents, one in Frisco, Colo., and one in San Jose, Calif.
The committee has set a hearing on March 22 on the nomination of Alexander Acosta, picked for secretary of Labor after President Trump’s initial nominee withdrew.
The statewide stand-down is taking place April 17-21. Since 2015, three workers in the state have died in trench collapses, according to an agency fact sheet.
The ceremony took place at the St. Lambert lock in Montreal.
"The ATSB has extensive investigation experience in the rail, aviation and marine sectors," said ATSB Chief Commissioner Greg Hood. "A move to a fully national investigation role for rail will further enhance transport safety in Australia."
Disney will provide $3.8 million in back wages to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act.
More than 3.5 million adults and children suffer an acquired brain injury every year. Traumatic brain injury, a subset of ABI, affects at least 2.5 million children and adults annually in this country, with 280,000 TBI hospitalizations and 50,000 TBI deaths recorded annually.
Fourteen small businesses will receive over $1.9 million to research and develop solutions.
"Both of these men suffered shocking injuries after falling from height, which could easily have been a double fatality. Our investigation found the incident could have been avoided had adequate monitoring been taking place," said Tania van Rixtel, the HSE inspector.
In terms of property losses covered by insurance, 14 of the 15 costliest natural disasters in U.S. history were due to windstorms: 12 hurricanes and two tornado outbreaks.
Robert Panara taught English for two decades at Gallaudet College in Washington, D.C. He helped found the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in 1967 and became its first deaf faculty member.
The companies that will explain how they've made their workplaces as safe as possible and created a culture of safety include Trident Seafoods, CMC Biologics, NuStar Energy, Nucor Steel, the Washington Onsite Sewage Association, and K-Solutions Law.
The conference will take place March 20-23 in San Diego.
The Oil Spill Research Program is testing new technology at the USCG’s Joint Maritime Test Facility.
CPSC reported that the company has received 24 reports of the chargers overheating and deforming the charger's plastic cover, including six reports of chargers emitting a burning odor, but no injuries have been reported.
The new digital platform from the CDC provides resources for employers.