Airlines would have to disclose in advance if they allow voice calls on flights.
The July 30, 2016, crash in Lockhart, Texas, killed the pilot and 15 passengers. The board's Dec. 9 hearing will examine the circumstances of the accident and the larger issues involving the safety of hot-air ballooning, including commercial balloon operations, training and decision-making, regulation and oversight, and medical factors.
"Sadly, this report reconfirms that opioids such as heroin and fentanyl -- and diverted prescription pain pills -- are killing people in this country at a horrifying rate," DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg said this week. "We face a public health crisis of historic proportions."
The company has pledged to fix forklift hazards.
The 108-page guide developed in partnership with AgSafe and the BC Dairy Association covers various hazards, including confined spaces, working with electricity, livestock and animal medicines, mobile equipment, ergonomics, PPE, respiratory protection, and fall protection.
The company manufactures feed and sells used agricultural machinery.
A study says those who wore body armor were over twice as likely to survive a shooting.
The immediate speculation is that Andrew Puzder, if confirmed, will abandon the Department of Labor's rule that would raise the salary threshold for eligibility for overtime. A federal judge enjoined DOL from enforcing it as planned Dec. 1, 2016, and the Obama administration then appealed that injunction.
Hajime Yoshimura will serve a one-year term as president of the ICAO Air Navigation Commission beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. It is the UN civil aviation organization's main technical body.
WHO acceptance of the test comes at a time when direct acting antivirals, new and highly effective medicines for HCV, are becoming increasingly affordable and available in low- and middle-income countries.
Pruitt has been a fierce and outspoken challenger of environmental actions taken by President Obama's administration.
The agency issued a Request for Information on whether to propose such a standard and also scheduled the public meeting for Jan. 10, 2017, in Washington, D.C.
NN Metal Stampings has been cited for nine serious and two other-than-serious safety violations.
Joiner Sheet Metal & Roofing has been cited for 1 willful and 2 serious violations.
State Sen. Jerry Hill says his bill would set up the first system in the nation to track antibiotic-resistant infections and deaths.
"For the first time in a generation, we are able to restrict chemicals already in commerce that pose risks to public health and the environment," said Jim Jones, assistant administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention.
The day was established in 2009, with Dec. 6 chosen for the Monongah, W.Va., mining disaster, the worst loss of life in a single day in the history of U.S. mining: At least 362 coal miners died in the explosion on Dec. 6, 1907.
National Steak and Poultry has recalled ready-to-eat chicken products due to a possible undercooking.
Gains were shown in nearly every state, according to a FHWA report.
The August 2014 collision of two Union Pacific Railroad freight trains in Hoxie, Ark., prompted the safety board to issue urgent safety recommendations to help ensure that electronic alertness devices ("alerters") work as intended on trains.
It is a good idea to check for leaks before there is snow and ice but, remember, water expands when it freezes and there is a chance of bursts once the winter season has come in. If there are areas with leaks, try to fix them as soon as possible.
The willful violations relate to the employer's failure to have an implemented, written bloodborne pathogens exposure control plan, including performing an exposure determination and offering exposed employees the Hepatitis B vaccine.
The recommended practices are flexible and can be adjusted to fit small and large construction companies handling short-term or multi-year projects, according to OSHA.
"Open use of marijuana, through legalization, will reveal the wide range of marijuana's benefits and threats to human health. This study indicates troubling effects on the hippocampus that may be the harbingers of brain damage," said Dr. George Perry, editor in chief of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease.
The database will service as a repository for records of violations.
Olivier Rochette was struck by a lift and died from his injuries.
Donald Trump has bigger priorities than OSHA when he takes office in January 2017, but he has promised to reverse some of its 2016 actions.
According to L&I, as of Nov. 29, more than 4,500 employers had used the program to offer light-duty jobs to help thousands of workers return to work as part of their recovery from a workplace injury or illness.
One of the biggest mistakes made in the workplace is in believing that, because a garment is flame resistant, it must be safe for all hazards. This simply is not the case.
Plan ahead by providing proper machine guarding equipment sooner rather than later; if not to prepare for future regulations, do it to keep employees safe.