US Department of Labor launches awareness effort for miners with black lung, promote testing to reduce exposures to hazardous levels of coal dust | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor launches awareness effort for miners with black lung, promote testing to reduce exposures to hazardous levels of coal dust | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/msha/msha20220929

New MSHA App Delivers Critical Information Directly to Miners | U.S. Department of Labor Blog

New MSHA App Delivers Critical Information Directly to Miners | U.S. Department of Labor Blog — Read on blog.dol.gov/2022/08/31/new-msha-app-delivers-critical-information-directly-to-miners

Weekly Toll: Death at Work

Silo suffocation, refinery fire, highway construction, wildfire, electrocution — all the ways that workers died last week.  n average, almost 100 …Weekly Toll: Death at Work

New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission Issues Guidance on “Workplace Impairment” Determinations | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

By Jennifer L. Mora and Frederick T. Smith Seyfarth Synopsis:  As previously reported here, on February 22, 2021, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed — Read on http://www.environmentalsafetyupdate.com/states/new-jersey/new-jersey-cannabis-regulatory-commission-issues-guidance-on-workplace-impairment-determinations/

Cal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

By Andrew Sommer and Megan Shaked In July 2022, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) revealed a proposed Permanent …Cal/OSHA Moves Closer to Issuing Its COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standard

OSHA Reschedules Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

For those of you interested in commenting on OSHA’s update of its aging process safety management standard, the agency has just announced that the …OSHA Reschedules Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

Weekly Toll: Crushed, Buried, Suffocated on the Job

Drowned in a trench, suffocated in a corn silo, crushed under a stone, Trench Collapse, grain silo suffocation, falls, burned in a chemical explosion…Weekly Toll: Crushed, Buried, Suffocated on the Job

New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues

Does this seem like a good way to attract loyal, dedicated, satisfied workers? Come work for the railroad. It’s a great job, decent pay. Hours may be…New Rail Deal May Still Be Doomed Over Scheduling Issues

Crippling Rail Strike Looms as Rail Companies Refuse to Address Workers’ Concerns

Rail companies’ sceduling policies force railworkers to strike.Crippling Rail Strike Looms as Rail Companies Refuse to Address Workers’ Concerns

Weekly Toll: Labor Day and Families Mourn

Another WV mineworker killed, falls, machinery, chemical release, drowning, shootings, vehicular incidents and woman killed when hair drags her into …Weekly Toll: Labor Day and Families Mourn

Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

COVID Keeping Millions of Workers Off the Job COVID continues to take a major toll on the economy, and specifically on the labor force, according to …Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

Last Days as a Power Plant Labor Crew Hand

Revised 9/3/2022 Originally posted December 14, 2012: I have heard the relationship between Bill Rivers and Sonny Kendrick referred to as the “Punch …Last Days as a Power Plant Labor Crew Hand