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BLS Reports 5.7 Percent Increase in Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2022

BLS Reports 5.7 Percent Increase in Fatal Workplace Injuries in 2022

The report found a total of 5,486 fatal occupational injuries in the United States in 2022.

Didion Milling Inc. to Pay $1.8 Million in OSHA Settlement Following Fatal Explosion

Didion Milling Inc. to Pay $1.8 Million in OSHA Settlement Following Fatal Explosion

The Cambria, Wisconsin incident occurred in May 2017 and claimed the lives of five workers.

Washington L&I Establishes Permanent Wildfire Smoke Rules to Protect Outdoor Workers

Washington L&I Establishes Permanent Wildfire Smoke Rules to Protect Outdoor Workers

Washington is now one of only three U.S. states to create year-round protection from wildfire smoke.



NYT Report Uncovers Underage Migrant Workers Working in U.S. Roofing Industry

NYT Report Uncovers Underage Migrant Workers Working in U.S. Roofing Industry

Children as young as 10 years old are frequently illegally employed by roofing companies.

OSHA Fines Houston Contractors Following Fatal Roof Collapse at High School

OSHA Fines Houston Contractors Following Fatal Roof Collapse at High School

ICI Construction Inc. and Emanuel Enterprises face combined proposed penalties of $315,643.

Maryland DOL Introduces Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative

Maryland DOL Introduces Recovery Friendly Workplace Initiative

The pilot program supports workers in recovery from a substance use disorder.

OSHA Fines Illinois Construction Company for Sixth Time Since 2019

OSHA Fines Illinois Construction Company for Sixth Time Since 2019

R&R Construction Services Inc. faces $275,869 in proposed penalties.

OSHA Renews Partnership with FCC, Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association

OSHA Renews Partnership with FCC, Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association

The partnership will continue working to improve safety for communications tower erection workers for the next five years.

ISEA Names New Board Members at Annual Meeting

ISEA Names New Board Members at Annual Meeting

Nate Kogler of Bradley Corporation has been named chair of the board of trustees.

OSHA Upgrades Employee Head Protection with Modern Safety Helmets

OSHA Upgrades Employee Head Protection with Modern Safety Helmets

Until recently, the agency relied primarily on traditional hard hats.

Two-Thirds of Retail Workers Worry about Their Safety, New Report Shows

Two Thirds of Retail Workers Worry about Their Safety New Report Shows

The report, Motorola Solutions’ The State of Retail Worker Safety, highlights ways to make the retail space safer.

Washington L&I Fines Orchard Company Following Two Worker Deaths

Washington L&I Fines Orchard Company Following Two Worker Deaths

Borton & Sons faces $290,000 in proposed penalties for the violations.

OSHA Launches Regional Emphasis Program Targeting Safety in Landscaping Industry

OSHA Launches Regional Emphasis Program Targeting Safety in Landscaping Industry

This program follows news of high death rates for workers in landscaping and horticulture.

Elevating Mental Health Parity: Current Strides Towards Equitable Workplace Wellness

Elevating Mental Health Parity: Current Strides Towards Equitable Workplace Wellness

Amid the current mental health crisis, individuals must have access to the care they need and healthier and more supportive workplaces and communities.

Understanding Thermoregulation Differences Between Male and Female in the Workplace

Understanding Thermoregulation Differences Between Male and Female in the Workplace

When people understand thermoregulation better, they can more effectively make decisions regarding their health alongside their primary care providers.

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