Power Plant Christmas Party Party Pooper

Revised 9/24/2022 Originally posted December 29, 2012: Each year at a Power Plant there are two times when the Power Plant Men are invited to a …Power Plant Christmas Party Party Pooper

Three Workers Dead in Grain Silo, Including a Child. OSHA Can Do Nothing

In what may be the largest mass casualty workplace event this year, three workers were killed after being trapped in a grain silo in Pennsylvania.  …Three Workers Dead in Grain Silo, Including a Child. OSHA Can Do Nothing

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

Lessons of the Averted Rail Strike

And we have an agreement…. I was over at the Department of Labor building yesterday and there were paper signs taped up all over the 2nd (Executive) …Lessons of the Averted Rail Strike

US Department of Labor announces changes to OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program to strengthen enforcement, improve compliance

US Department of Labor announces changes to OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program to strengthen enforcement, improve compliance Program focuses on employers who repeatedly disregard workers’ safety, health WASHINGTON – To strengthen enforcement and improve compliance with workplace safety standards and reduce worker injuries and illnesses, the U.S. Department of Labor is expanding the criteria for … Continue reading US Department of Labor announces changes to OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program to strengthen enforcement, improve compliance

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

Yet another Trench Collapse. Workers dead in industrial incidents, rail crashes, shootings, electrocutions and vehicle incidents. On average, almost …Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

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

OSHA Plans Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

September is shaping up to be chemical plant safety month. First, EPA has scheduled public hearings for September 26, 27, and 28 to receive comments …OSHA Plans Chemical Plant Safety Stakeholder Meeting

A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout Inspections Webinar

On August 17, 2022, Aaron R. Gelb and special guest, Tabitha Thompson, presented a webinar regarding A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout … A Deep Dive Into Periodic Lockout/Tagout Inspections

OSHA Gets Serious About Fall Protection

How often to you drive by workers up on the roof of a new construction or re-roofing who are not using fall protection. From my experience, it’s …OSHA Gets Serious About Fall Protection