Weekly Toll: Killed at Work

Three trench deaths last week (on top of three the week before), a 16-year old killed driving heavy equipment, mining incident and the usual …Weekly Toll: Killed at Work

Cal/OSHA Reveals a Draft of Its Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Regulation

By Andrew J. Sommer Cal/OSHA has used up all of its “re-adoptions” of its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, so if COVID-19 regulatory …Cal/OSHA Reveals a Draft of Its Proposed “Permanent” COVID-19 Regulation

Jury: Employer Illegally Retaliated Against Undocumented Worker.

There is some good news this week for the rights of undocumented workers. Over five years ago, in May 2017, I wrote about a worker, Jose Martin Paz …Jury: Employer Illegally Retaliated Against Undocumented Worker.

Lies, damned lies, and incident statistics

Incident data is frequently used in organisations for reporting on current and historical performance and for evaluating risk exposure (in a sense). …Lies, damned lies, and incident statistics

Are we missing the near misses in the OR?—underreporting of safety incidents in pediatric surgery

ABSTRACT Background Electronic hospital variance reporting systems used to report near misses and adverse events are plagued by underreporting. The …Are we missing the near misses in the OR?—underreporting of safety incidents in pediatric surgery

OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

By Eric J. Conn, Chair, Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice In the June/July issue of Tank Storage Magazine, Eric J. Conn, Founding Partner …OSHA’S Top Regulatory Priorities… Other than COVID-19

FDC Foundation – Naked Wines – Napa Valley Fire Department – Fire Department Coffee

The Napa Valley Fire Department has stood as an essential pillar of its community for more than 125 years. Their motto is: “Always Here, Always Ready, Serving You, with Pride and Excellence.”  Napa Valley firefighters live and work in one of the most beautiful parts of our country, and yet they face the same challenges … Continue reading FDC Foundation – Naked Wines – Napa Valley Fire Department – Fire Department Coffee

Multiple Accidents Bring Boston Construction Projects to a Halt

Intel | Multiple Accidents Bring Boston Construction Projects to a Halt — Read on http://www.burnsandwilcox.com/insights/multiple-accidents-bring-boston-construction-projects-to-a-halt/

Marvit Nominated to Mine Safety Review Commission

We discussed the turmoil at the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission (FMSHRC) a couple of weeks ago and how the Biden administration and …Marvit Nominated to Mine Safety Review Commission

Life and Death on the Power Plant Lake

Revised 6/18/2022 Originally posted on August 18, 2012: I have just finished watching the movie “Godfather II” with my son.  Toward the end of the …Life and Death on the Power Plant Lake

Heat Illness – Case Studies | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

The following heat-related case studies are the result of from OSHA enforcement investigations. Some identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of workers and employers — Read on http://www.osha.gov/heat-exposure/case-studies

US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training

US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help workers and employers identify and prevent … Continue reading US Department of Labor announces $11.7M funding availability of Susan Harwood Training grants for workplace safety, health hazards training