In 2017, one worker was killed and six others injured after a van with a blown tire and a missing seatbelt overturned. Healthy Harvesting Inc. and Fernando Pineda Garcia now are being required to pay $79,153 in civil penalties.
Previous research showed that even when miners were exposed to fewer harmful diesel particles, they still developed lung issues.
NIOSH staff evaluated the effects of secondhand cannabis smoke in police officers who were on patrol as security for campus concert events at a university football stadium.
After an employee suffered a fractured hand at the facility, OSHA investigators discovered a series of issues at U.S. Nonwoven Corp.
OSHA has entered into a partnership with an Atlanta, Ga. contractor to promote workplace safety during construction project.
Fuyao Glass America has been cited for nine repeated and 13 serious violations. The company has been inspected by OSHA 12 times in the past four years.
July 31 is National Heatstroke Prevention Day, here are some tips to staying cool.
The alerts come as parts of the U.S. experience major flooding and record hot temperatures
Research funded by IOSH and Glasglow Caledonian University has found the use of a hazard-identifying tool could educate architects on typical design-related hazards.
After a worker was caught in an outdoor bark conveyor belt and suffered fatal injuries, OSHA cited Pukall Lumber Company Inc. for two willful violations and 13 serious violations. The company is now in the Severe Violator Enforcement Program.
The corporation issued the recall and stop use before any serious incidents took place due to the faulty equipment.
As temperatures in across the Central Valley in California are expected to reach triple digits in the next few weeks, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers that shade must be made available to workers at all times.
e-cigarettes are the most popular tobacco product among teens, but the FDA’s educational campaign aims to change that.
Construction for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is right on schedule, but with a labor shortage in Japan and a rushed schedule, workers’ safety is being compromised.
Scot Christopher Rule LLC was inspected in February after not providing proof of abatement related to a 2017 investigation.
In 2017, a Minteq UK Ltd employee was struck and killed by a forklift truck while walking in the designated pedestrian area of the site’s roadway. This designated area was in the middle of the roadway and was unprotected.
France-based company Transdev is facing nearly $200,000 in penalties for exposing employees to safety and health hazards.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposed to cover acupuncture for patients with chronic low back pain rather than prescription opioids.
According to OSHA, “the week-long event encourages employers to implement workplace safety initiatives, and highlight workers’ contributions to improving safety.”
The legislation would increase the number of “downwind” states and the maximum amount individuals can receive to $150,000.
Employers must quickly adopt the new requirements in early August.
R.V. Wagner Inc. is facing $212,158 in penalties for failing to use trench protection techniques, failing to provide a safe exit and other serious violations.
Indiana OSHA will investigate an incident that occurred last week in which a worker was injured while working on a piece of machinery. As of Friday, he was in critical condition.
In May, an Iowa worker fell 1,000 feet from a television antenna tower and died. Further investigation showed he was not wearing available fall protection equipment. The employer now faces two serious violations, including inadequate strength in a protection attachment.
A new investigation reveals the tough conditions faced by delivery drivers, including 100-plus degree temperatures and a high rate of heat-related illnesses.
Lawmakers say they plan to approve coverage for public safety employees in separate legislation later this year.
New advanced technology informs a healthcare provider whether surgical procedures are necessary or if wounds will heal with other non-surgical treatment.
A Jacksonville zookeeper was injured in February after a rhino struck her in the arm, should and stomach with its horn. Now, the Jacksonville Zoological Society Inc. faces $14,661 in proposed penalties for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards.
The investigators found that the probable cause of the minor 2017 crash was a combination of driver error and a lack of easy access to a manual controller.