• The HR Specialist - Print Newsletter
  • HR Specialist: Employment Law
  • The HR LAW Weekly
  • The HR Weekly
  • California Employment Law
  • Minnesota Employment Law
  • New York Employment Law
  • Pennsylvania Employment Law
  • Texas Employment Law

Safety/Health

Page 1 of 6412345...102030...Last »

Fines for fatal fire at Orange County, N.Y. cosmetics maker

07/13/2018
OSHA has issued fines in the wake of its investigation into a massive fire in November 2017 that killed an employee at Verla International’s factory in New Windsor, N.Y.

OSHA inspectors beat a path to Bensalem, Pa. construction firm

07/10/2018
Strong Contractors in Bensalem, Pa. has become the go-to destination for OSHA inspectors. Since March 2017, they have descended on Strong worksites 14 times.

Public-policy exception means at-will status doesn’t always apply

07/10/2018
A federal court interpreting Pennsylvania law has concluded that firing a worker for calling in a complaint to OSHA provides protection under the public-policy exception.

Protect workers from summer heat hazards

07/05/2018
Summer has arrived with a vengeance over much of the United States, with high temperatures in the 90s for days at a time. That means employees who work outdoors or in spaces without air conditioning are at high risk for heat illness.

OSHA ain’t just blowing smoke on whistleblowing

06/26/2018
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has ordered Chino, California-based Mr. Good Vape to reinstate a manager who reported alleged violations of federal safety laws in its production process.

CalOSHA ergonomic regs for hotel staff take effect July 1

06/26/2018
Revised musculoskeletal injury prevention regulations for hotel housekeepers take effect July 1. Affected employers have until Oct. 1 to develop musculoskeletal injury protection plans, or MIPPs.

OSHA, AESC renew petroleum industry safety partnership

06/12/2018
The three-year alliance renewal will extend efforts to reduce and prevent exposure to well servicing hazards, and provide training resources for member companies and their employees.

Half of employers are hurt by opioid abuse

03/22/2018
The National Safety Council found that nearly half of U.S. employers surveyed cited a negative business impact by employees’ misuse of prescription drugs.

Update your plan for preventing violence

02/16/2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is aggressively going after employers that don’t take seriously their responsibility to provide a safe workplace—especially those that don’t have a specific violence prevention program in place.

Study: Wellness programs don’t improve wellness

01/30/2018

Workplace wellness is big business, with employers spending nearly $8 billion per year to improve the health of some 50 million workers. Too bad there’s scant evidence that wellness works.

Page 1 of 6412345...102030...Last »