Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

This week: Confined space, machinery deaths,  shootings, stabbings, forklifts, electrocution, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed …Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

Weekly Toll: Another Empty Chair at the Thanksgiving Table

Trench collapses, falls, shootings, building and bridge collapses, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United …Weekly Toll: Another Empty Chair at the Thanksgiving Table

This Day in History: Farmington Mine Explosion Kills 78 Miners

On November 20, 1968, 53 years ago today, 78 miners died in an explosion at the Consol No. 9 coal mine in Farmington, West Virginia. At 5:30 in the …This Day in History: Farmington Mine Explosion Kills 78 Miners

House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

The House of Representatives this morning passed its Build Back Better bill which will significantly increase OSHA’s maximum penalties and OSHA’s …House Passes Build Back Better with Higher OSHA Penalties and Increased Budget

Florida Tries to Secede from OSHA

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has made no secret of his belief that any government (or employer or school district) that takes any action to curb …Florida Tries to Secede from OSHA

Improve Pipeline Leak Detection and Mitigation

By Member Michael Graham Every day more than 2.6 million miles of pipelines across the United States transport enormous volumes of natural gas and …Improve Pipeline Leak Detection and Mitigation

30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

By Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s COVID-19 Task Force Since OSHA published its Vaccinations, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS in the Federal Register 11 days…30+ Challenges to OSHA’s Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS Consolidated in the Sixth Circuit

Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS

By Conn Maciel Carey’s COVID-19 Task Force Emphasizing that the extraordinary power delivered to OSHA under the emergency provisions of the OSH Act …Fifth Cir. Issues TRO Staying OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of the Battle for Workplace Safety

As might be expected, lots of good writing about the political and legal drama surrounding OSHA’s recently issued (and blocked) COVID-19 Vax-or-Test …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of the Battle for Workplace Safety

Dept of Labor Fights Back to Protect Workers

As more than 1100 Americans continue to die every day from COVID-19, the Department of Labor delivered a brief pushing back against a temporary …Dept of Labor Fights Back to Protect Workers