Life expectancy declined by an average of 1.5 years in 2020 for Americans.
Some cancer death rates, however, stay stagnant.
Thousands of heat injuries across the country went unaccounted for.
A federal inspection of D&D Manufacturing Inc. in El Paso, TX leads to a $412,750 fine.
OSHA claims three companies did not take the proper steps to contain potential residue containing asbestos.
The alliance is between the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the American Staffing Association.
A restitution is ordered for a family of a worker killed in a Granby Trench collapse.
In this episode, Editor Sydny Shepard talks about OSHA's latest revision to the National Emphasis Program for COVID-19, DOL's attempt to increase funding to hire OSHA investigators and the CDC's latest data on drug overdoses.
Tramont Manufacturing LLC ignored hazards found during inspections in 2020.
OSHA may receive the funds necessary to increase jobs for investigators.
CDC data shows the highest number of deaths from overdoses were recorded last year.
Many of the hazards found in tree care and tree removal operations are addressed by OSHA’s General Industry standards, now it’s time for an update.
The Ohio Agribusiness Association partners with OSHA to help train workers.
Washington is now the third state to regulate outdoor work conditions under extreme heat.
Changes and updates are made to the Interim Enforcement Response Program.
In this episode, editor Sydny Shepard discusses the extreme heat in Oregon, the stigma against mental health in the workplace and COVID-19 vaccinations and variants.
After the extreme heat wave the Pacific Northwest faced in June, new safety precautions are now set in stone.
24 Texas businesses faced more than $200,000 dollars in initial fines.
A new study conducted shows 70 percent of U.S. employees now recognize mental health as a serious issue at work.
Some employees and workers are apprehensive to get back to the office; here are tips provided for a more welcoming approach back.
The U.S. Department of Labor announces its decisions in cases related to whistleblower retaliation.
Dr. Anthony Fauci pleads Americans to take advantage of vaccine availability.
A massive heatwave causes a farmworker’s death leading to an OSHA investigation.
A Jacksonville, Florida company owes nearly $222K in back wages and damages after an OSHA investigation finds a pattern of retaliation.
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss how to anticipate this year’s hottest days of the year, what the risks of working in the hear are and what employers can do to decrease the chances workers might end up with a heat related illness.
Independence Day is approaching and employers must keep an eye out for their employees working in the industry this holiday.