Worker Safety

Study: Disparities in occupational injury highlight need for greater focus on hiring practices

February 14, 2017

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Government, industry crackdown in Bangladesh threatens health & safety improvements; clothing brands petitioned to respond

January 26, 2017

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Study: U.S. households that can’t afford water projected to grow by the millions

January 24, 2017

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I’m 100% certain that this is why my body is messed up

January 18, 2017

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OSHA issues recommended practices to promote workplace anti-retaliation programs

January 17, 2017

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OSHA, Rocky Mountain Education Center renew alliance to support worker safety education throughout Colorado

January 17, 2017

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OSHA reminds workers, employers that fall protection can prevent tragedy when removing snow on rooftops, elevated surfaces

January 17, 2017

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Oklahoma truck bed manufacturer fined $535K for putting workers at risk, as OSHA inspectors identify 30 safety, health violations

January 17, 2017

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QuickTakes 01/03/2017

January 17, 2017

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Masonry contractor continues to expose workers to fall hazards

January 17, 2017

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Occupational Exposure to Beryllium – 82:2470-2757

January 10, 2017

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Nationally Recongized Testing Laboratory Program Regulation; Revision of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:95650-95652

January 10, 2017

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Semiannual Agenda of Regulations – 81:94778-94782

January 10, 2017

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The Standard on Presence Sensing Device Initiation (PSDI) (Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Collections of Information (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93962-93963

January 10, 2017

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Gear Certification Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 81:93963-93965

January 10, 2017

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OSHA finds workers exposed to multiple fall hazards while roofing Winnetka home

January 10, 2017

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OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to excavation hazards at high school construction site

January 10, 2017

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US Department of Labor issues final rule to lower beryllium levels, increase workplace protections to reduce health risks

January 10, 2017

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US Labor Department sues food manufacturer, owner that terminated employee who tried to call 911 after co-worker suffered amputation

January 10, 2017

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Atlanta-based paper, plastic recycler exposes workers to fire, explosion, machine guarding hazards; OSHA proposes $133K in penalties

January 10, 2017

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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

January 10, 2017

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QuickTakes 12/15/2016

December 15, 2016

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Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

December 14, 2016
Dollar Tree settles with OSHA on outstanding safety issues – Business Insurance

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OSHA Further Enlists the Help of the FAA in its Enforcement of Air Safety … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016

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Is OSHA unconstitutional? – Pacific Legal Foundation (PLF) (press release) (blog)

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

December 14, 2016
OSHA cites Alliance Laundry in Ripon where machine crushed employee's hand – Minneapolis Star Tribune

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OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

December 14, 2016
OSHA revives controversial safety rules – The Hill

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Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek

December 14, 2016
Groundbreaking OSHA Developments in 2015 to Directly Impact 2016 — and Beyond – IndustryWeek

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OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)

December 14, 2016
OSHA Continues Pursuit of Corporate-Wide Settlements with Dollar Tree … – Lexology (registration)

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OSHA: Serial Violator Exposes Employees to Fall Hazards – Occupational Health and Safety

December 14, 2016

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Fatal work injury that killed Gerald Thompson was preventable, MN-OSHA cites DSM Excavating

December 14, 2016

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If we want to advance equity in public health practice, we must address race and power

December 14, 2016

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Procedures for Handling Retaliation Complaints Under Section 31307 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) – 81:90196-90198

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cancels meeting of National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health OSH Professionals Pipeline Work Group

December 14, 2016

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OSHA inspects Selbyville poultry processor after worker suffers finger amputation

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites, fines Crystal Finishing Systems following fatality investigation

December 14, 2016

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OSHA cites global food company after 2 workers suffer severe injuries at Melrose Park, Illinois, processing facility

December 14, 2016

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OSHA emphasis program finds 22 violations at Texas feed manufacturer

December 14, 2016

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Hansae Vietnam: Case study of hazardous working conditions and the failure of corporate social responsibility audits to fix the hazards

December 13, 2016

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“Nightmare bacteria” with quick-spreading capabilities found on US pig farm

December 12, 2016

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CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines, death rates up for heart disease, diabetes, unintentional injury

December 9, 2016

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EPA embraces new chemical safety law, proposes rule to ban certain uses of trichloroethylene

December 8, 2016

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Underwriters Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition – 81:88705-88707

December 8, 2016

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Prevention of Workplace Violence in Healthcare and Social Assistance – 81:88147-88167

December 8, 2016

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Standards Improvement Project-Phase IV – 81:86987-86988

December 8, 2016

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National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) – 81:86017-86018

December 8, 2016

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Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) – 81:82494-83006

December 8, 2016

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Central Transport agrees to enhanced safety measures at over 100 freight terminals in US Labor Department settlement

December 8, 2016

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OSHA requests comments, schedules meeting on standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare, social assistance

December 8, 2016

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Stucco contractor fails to properly protect employees from fall, silica hazards

December 8, 2016

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OSHA finds workers exposed to machine, electrical hazards

December 8, 2016

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OSHA finds flooring subcontractor workers exposed to dangerous falls at construction site; Dallas-area employer faces $87K in fines

December 8, 2016

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Not an “accident”: Bud Wesley, 65, suffers fatal work-related injury in Belding, MI

December 7, 2016

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QuickTakes 12/01/2016

December 1, 2016

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QuickStats: Average Infant Mortality Rate, by Month — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2010–2014

November 17, 2016

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Errata: Vol. 65, No. 39

November 17, 2016

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Announcement: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims — November 20, 2016

November 17, 2016

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Announcement: National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Awareness Month — November 2016

November 17, 2016

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Notes from the Field: Cardiac Dysrhythmias After Loperamide Abuse — New York, 2008–2016

November 17, 2016

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Notes from the Field: Fungal Bloodstream Infections Associated with a Compounded Intravenous Medication at an Outpatient Oncology Clinic — New York City, 2016

November 17, 2016

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Global Routine Vaccination Coverage, 2015

November 17, 2016

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Disparities in the Prevalence of Diagnosed Diabetes — United States, 1999–2002 and 2011–2014

November 17, 2016

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CDC Grand Rounds: A Public Health Approach to Detect and Control Hypertension

November 17, 2016

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Trends in Obesity Among Participants Aged 2–4 Years in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children — United States, 2000–2014

November 17, 2016

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QuickTakes 11/15/2016

November 15, 2016

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QuickTakes 11/01/2016

November 1, 2016

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Request for Information; Comment Request; Department of Labor Research and Evaluation Plan for 2016 – 80:967-970

January 8, 2016

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Occupational Exposure to Beryllium – 80:81475-81477

January 8, 2016

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; OSHA Strategic Partnership Program for Worker Safety and Health – 80:80812-80813

January 8, 2016

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Streamlining of Provisions on State Plans for Occupational Safety and Health – 80:78977-78978

January 8, 2016

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Hexavalent Chromium Standards; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 80:78775-78776

January 8, 2016

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Serial violator exposes employees to potentially fatal fall and other hazards at New Hampshire worksite

January 8, 2016

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OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards

January 8, 2016

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania, bridge repair company named a 'severe violator' after fatal trench collapse at Eyers Grove work site

January 8, 2016

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Dollar General Corp. exposes employees to workplace safety and health hazards at store in Sherman, Texas

January 8, 2016

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QuickTakes 01/04/2016

January 4, 2016

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QuickTakes 12/15/2015

December 15, 2015

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QuickTakes 12/01/2015

December 1, 2015

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36-foot fall kills construction worker in New Braunfels, Texas; OSHA cites contractors

October 2, 2015

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QuickTakes 10/01/2015

October 1, 2015

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Volkswagen’s deceit: public health and my neighbor’s dilemma

September 30, 2015
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The Lead in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 80:57878-57879

September 28, 2015

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Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation To Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness; Extension of Comment Period – 80:57765-57766

September 28, 2015

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The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 80:57231-57232

September 28, 2015

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Curtis-Straus LLC: Application for Expansion of Recognition – 80:57232-57234

September 28, 2015

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QuickTakes 09/15/2015

September 28, 2015

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Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Revised Fee Schedule and Proposed Adoption of New Application Acceptance and Review Procedures – 80:57222-57231

September 28, 2015

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QuickTakes 09/02/2015

September 28, 2015

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Machine operators exposed to excessive heat at Sterling Technologies Inc. in Erie County

September 28, 2015

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Cave-in protection failures cited after excavation collapse in Missoula

September 28, 2015

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Employees exposed to dangerous workplace hazards at Pennsauken aluminum services plant; company fined $308K

September 28, 2015

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Amputation, other injuries at Pilgrim's Pride chicken facilities 'preventable'

September 28, 2015

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Queens manufacturer exposes employees to new and recurring hazards

September 28, 2015

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The Lead in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – 80:53330-53331

September 16, 2015

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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Blasting and the Use of Explosives – 80:51844-51845

September 16, 2015

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Atlanta window and door manufacturer, staffing agencies cited for exposing nearly 90 workers to fire, amputations and other serious safety hazards

September 16, 2015

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OSHA cites Country Vision Cooperative for exposing workers to grain bin hazards

September 16, 2015

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Extreme heat claims day laborer's life at metal recycler

September 16, 2015

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OSHA cites El Paso stamping plant for amputations and other serious safety hazards

September 16, 2015

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OSHA renews alliance with T&T Staff Management Inc. to promote worker safety and health

September 16, 2015

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