Temporary Employees More Likely To Succumb To Workplace Hazards

Family photo Carlos Centeno, a temporary worker who died after a workplace accident, and his partner, Velia Carbot. By Jim Morris and Chip Mitchell -The Center for Public Integrity/WBEZ CHICAGO — By the time Carlos Centeno arrived at the Loyola University Hospital Burn Center, more than 98 minutes had elapsed since his head, torso, arms … Continue reading Temporary Employees More Likely To Succumb To Workplace Hazards

Labor Department to Review OSHA’s Voluntary Workplace Safety Program

By Mike Elk WASHINGTON D.C.—A workplace safety program popular with companies because it allowed them to self-police themselves is now coming under review by the Department of Labor, the Center for Public Integrity (CPI) announced two weeks ago. In 1982, President Ronald Reagan started the Voluntary Protection Program—aka the model workplace program—which allows companies to … Continue reading Labor Department to Review OSHA’s Voluntary Workplace Safety Program