Employee Safety: Buying Overseas Clothing, U.S. Flouts Its Own Advice, Buys $1.5 Billion A Year From Violators

Clothing the American Government’s Employees: In many overseas factories producing garments for the United States government, conditions are harsh and pay is low. | Photo Credit: Meredith Kohut for The New York Times WASHINGTON — One of the world’s biggest clothing buyers, the United States government spends more than $1.5 billion a year at factories … Continue reading Employee Safety: Buying Overseas Clothing, U.S. Flouts Its Own Advice, Buys $1.5 Billion A Year From Violators

OSHA QuickTakes – November 6, 2012

In this issue Protect emergency response and cleanup workers assisting in Hurricane Sandy recovery operations OSHA signs Alliance with Dominican Republic to promote Latino worker safety New OSHA directive details procedures for safe inspection of work zones on and near highways Heat: OSHA cites Texas-based Symmetry Turf Installations for worker's heat-related death at Fayetteville, Ark., … Continue reading OSHA QuickTakes – November 6, 2012