Weekly Toll: Missing from the Thanksgiving Table

How workers died last week. Falls, shootings, forklifts, snow removal, hit-and-runs  ….. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in the …Weekly Toll: Missing from the Thanksgiving Table

OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Inspection at Dollar General Store in Columbus Finds Familiar Hazards, Dangers as Company Continues to Expose Workers, Violate Federal Law Friday, November 25, 2022 COLUMBUS, OH – When federal workplace safety inspectors opened an investigation at a Dollar General store in Columbus, they discovered violations that were all-too-familiar and the kind that has led to more than … Continue reading OSHA Inspectors Find Little Improvement At Ohio Dollar General

Psychological safety isn’t trust or team coherence

Amy Edmondson discusses some nuances about what group psychological safety is or isn’t. (I’ll post further on this in the near future). 1. It’s not …Psychological safety isn’t trust or team coherence

Federal appeals court finds Pennsylvania poultry processing facility in contempt for failing to pay $162K in penalties, address safety violations

Federal appeals court finds Pennsylvania poultry processing facility in contempt for failing to pay $162K in penalties, address safety violations Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. ignores Department of Labor sanctions WASHINGTON – A federal court has found Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. in contempt for failing to pay $162,359 in penalties after an inspection by the U.S. Department … Continue reading Federal appeals court finds Pennsylvania poultry processing facility in contempt for failing to pay $162K in penalties, address safety violations

Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

By Eric J. Conn, Micah Smith, and Beeta Lashkari EPA RMP Public Hearing This week, on September 26-28, 2022, EPA has been hosting virtual public …Process Safety Update: The Latest on EPA’s RMP and OSHA’s PSM Rulemakings

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

“I’m always worried the heat will kill me”

“I’m always worried the heat will kill me.” Those were the words of Fernando Castillo, a UPS driver after he passed out from heat exposure in a …“I’m always worried the heat will kill me”

Weekly Toll: Killed at Work Last Week

Last week: Three more trench deaths and two workers killed in separate Oklahoma oil drilling incidents. Another worker missing for a month found to …Weekly Toll: Killed at Work Last Week

Weekly Toll: Failure to Survive Work

Two trench deaths last week (on top of three the week before and three the week before that). On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in…Weekly Toll: Failure to Survive Work

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Last week: Three killed in trench collapses, Ohio public employee (with no OSHA coverage) dies in wastewater treatment plant, firefighter crushed in …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Heat Illness Prevention Campaign | Occupational Safety and Health Administration — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor

US Department of Labor cites Continental Tire plant for multiple safety violations after 3 workers suffer severe injuries on consecutive days | U.S. Department of Labor — Read on http://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/osha/osha20220513