Update! Reglatory Confusion & Oversight Lead To West Fertilizer & Chemical Company, West Texas Explosion & Fire

Courtesy of MSNBC All In Part 1Courtesy of MSNBC All In Part 2 Before 270 tons of ammonium nitratet exploded at a West, Texas, fertilizer plant last Wednesday, the Department of Homeland Security “did not even know the plant existed,”  ranking Republican on the DHS House committee Bernie Thompson said Monday.According to Reuters, 270 tons of ammonium … Continue reading Update! Reglatory Confusion & Oversight Lead To West Fertilizer & Chemical Company, West Texas Explosion & Fire

OSHA Whistleblower Protection Update

New rules and a revised OSHA manual make it easier for whistleblowers to initiate complaints -- and more difficult for employers to defend themselves. OSHA also plans to add another 45 investigators in 2012, on top of the 25 new investigators it added last year. Committed to toughening whistleblower protections, the Occupational Safety and Health … Continue reading OSHA Whistleblower Protection Update