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

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

Why Can’t the City Afford to Enforce Contractor Safety Standards?

Welcome to another chapter of Do-It-Yourself-Neighborhood-Health-and-Safety-Inspector. As many of you know, while walking to dogs, I’m constantly …Why Can’t the City Afford to Enforce Contractor Safety Standards?

U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

By Beeta Lashkari, Eric J. Conn, and Micah Smith Earlier this month, on September 1, 2022, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) announced the release…U.S. Chemical Safety Board Issues Guidance to Clarify its Accidental Release Reporting Rule

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

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

Heroes and Kings of the Power Plant Palace

Revised 9/17/2022 This story was originally posted on February 11, 2012: There are five main power plants in the electric company in Central Oklahoma…Heroes and Kings of the Power Plant Palace

Elise Stefanik and the Republican War on Workers

New York Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is a piece of work. This comes as no surprise to anyone who follows American politics. Earlier in …Elise Stefanik and the Republican War on Workers

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

Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

How workers died last week: falls, shootings, vehicles, tree work, electrocution, dog attack. On average, almost 100 workers are killed every week in…Weekly Toll: Killed on the Job

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

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