Supreme Court’s Disastrous OSHA Decision: What Others Are Saying

There is a lot of very good analysis out there about the very bad decision by the Supreme Court to block OSHA’s vaccinate-or-test standard. Here is a…Supreme Court’s Disastrous OSHA Decision: What Others Are Saying

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Time to Submit Comments on Heat

Don’t let the cold fool you. Comments on OSHA’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on heat are due January 26. Keep the heat on OSHA and submit …Baby It’s Cold Outside: Time to Submit Comments on Heat

How Argonne and local scientists played a role in developing the Covid pill

From the onset of the pandemic, scientists got to work. Some developed a vaccine to prevent illness, others began fashioning a drug formulation to …How Argonne and local scientists played a role in developing the Covid pill

“The 12 Days of Christmas Safety”

We’re all, hopefully in a festive mood this time of year, so don’t let some safety mishaps ruin your Holiday Season! From Christmas trees and lights to candles, ladders, and holiday cheer, there are safety hazards everywhere this time of year. Taking a few safety precautions can keep the fire department away, allowing you to … Continue reading “The 12 Days of Christmas Safety”

Workers Who Died of COVID Remain Invisible to Feds

Good news! According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020 (also known as the year of COVID) was a great year for worker safety. According to the 2020 …Workers Who Died of COVID Remain Invisible to Feds

Weekly Toll: Tornadoes, Falls, Machines, Vehicles, Shootings — Dying in American Workplaces

On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United States due to traumatic injuries suffered at work. That’s almost 100 every week.  Ten times…Weekly Toll: Tornadoes, Falls, Machines, Vehicles, Shootings — Dying in American Workplaces

Employment Law Implications of the OSHA ETS: Medical and Religious Accommodation Requests

By Ashley D. Mitchell Published in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021, the Federal OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing…Employment Law Implications of the OSHA ETS: Medical and Religious Accommodation Requests

The Weekly Toll: Leaving Family Behind

This week: Mining incident, falls, machinery, shootings, forklifts, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed every day in the United …The Weekly Toll: Leaving Family Behind

Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Labor and Workplace Safety

Undocumented Workers Deserve Safe Workplaces: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration does not distinguish between American citizens and …Short Stuff: Dispatches From the Front Lines of Labor and Workplace Safety

Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

This week: Confined space, machinery deaths,  shootings, stabbings, forklifts, electrocution, vehicle incidents. On average, 14 workers are killed …Weekly Toll: Workers Lose Their Lives as Holidays Approach

Reporter Follows Up on Worker Blamed for His Own Death

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When in Doubt, Blame the Worker?

Those of you who have been following the various iterations of this blog since I first started in 2003 know there are a few things that make me …When in Doubt, Blame the Worker?