We asked the new AI to do some simple rocket science. It crashed and burned : NPR

Computers traditionally excel at rocketry, so why do new artificial intelligence programs get it wrong? — Read on http://www.npr.org/2023/02/02/1152481564/we-asked-the-new-ai-to-do-some-simple-rocket-science-it-crashed-and-burned

OSHA’s 2022 Year in Review and 2023 Forecast

On Thursday, January 26, 2023, the Partners in Conn Maciel Carey’s national OSHA Practice Group presented a webinar regarding OSHA’s 2022 in Review …OSHA’s 2022 Year in Review and 2023 Forecast

Announcing Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s 2023 MSHA Webinar Series!

Entering MSHA’s third year under the Biden Administration, the mining industry should expect to see a more active and emboldened agency. The past …Announcing Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s 2023 MSHA Webinar Series!

New OSHA Enforcement Policy Will Raise Penalties

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is known for its low penalties. Although OSHA’s maximum penalties have been gone up significantly …New OSHA Enforcement Policy Will Raise Penalties

Something Is In The Water at the Muskogee Power Plant

Revised 1/28/2023 Originally posted: April 15, 2013: “Something is in the water in Muskogee.” That is what I used to say. Something that makes people…Something Is In The Water at the Muskogee Power Plant

OSHA Issues New Instance-by-Instance Penalties Policy | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

Seyfarth Synopsis: In an effort to significantly increase the number of citations and penalties it may issue during an inspection, OSHA has updated its enforcement procedures for inspections to permit citations for each instance of alleged non-compliance. In its most aggressive action to-date under the tenure of Assistant Secretary for Occupational Safety and Health Doug Parker, … Continue reading OSHA Issues New Instance-by-Instance Penalties Policy | Workplace Safety and Environmental Law Alert Blog

OSHA’s Heat Illness Rulemaking – NACOSH Meeting and Next Steps

By Eric J. Conn and Beeta B. Lashkari As we mentioned in our last update from December, OSHA continues to move swiftly on its rulemaking for a Heat …OSHA’s Heat Illness Rulemaking – NACOSH Meeting and Next Steps

Announcing Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s 2023 OSHA Webinar Series!

ANNOUNCING CONN MACIEL CAREY LLP’S 2023 OSHA WEBINAR SERIES Two years into the Biden Administration, with senior political leadership now firmly …Announcing Conn Maciel Carey LLP’s 2023 OSHA Webinar Series!

Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

Long Absences from Long Covid We don’t really know how many workers died of COVID-19 acquired on the job. But we are starting to find out how Long …Dispatches from the Front Lines of Workplace Safety and Health

Penalties mount: Fined more than $15M since 2017, familiar Dollar General safety failures in 3 inspections in Florida, Alabama, add $387K more

Penalties mount: Fined more than $15M since 2017, familiar Dollar General safety failures in 3 inspections in Florida, Alabama, add $387K more OSHA again find blocked emergency exits, merchandise stored unsafely ATLANTA – Just weeks after being cited with federal safety violations, Dollar General Corp. and Dolgencorp LLC have once again exposed workers to unsafe … Continue reading Penalties mount: Fined more than $15M since 2017, familiar Dollar General safety failures in 3 inspections in Florida, Alabama, add $387K more

Melted Butter Spills into Historic Canal After Dairy Plant Fire

A fire broke out in the butter storage room of a dairy plant in Portage, Wisconsin, on Jan. 2, spreading melted butter throughout the facility and into a nearby historic canal. Crews responding to the buttery incident at the Associated Milk Producers plant deployed the same materials used in oil spills to clean up the … Continue reading Melted Butter Spills into Historic Canal After Dairy Plant Fire

MSHA Releases Increased Penalties for 2023

By: Nicholas W. Scala & Ashley Mitchell  Adhering to what is now an annual requirement since the passage of the Inflation Adjustment Act in 2016, on …MSHA Releases Increased Penalties for 2023