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Highway Worker Killed After Being Hit by Vehicle, Driver Jailed

Highway Worker Killed After Being Hit by Vehicle, Driver Jailed

A road construction worker was killed after he was hit by a vehicle while on a job related task in Northeast Nebraska Sunday morning. The Nebraska State Patrol said, 42-year-old…

Mill Worker Killed in Industrial Incident in County Bartow

Mill Worker Killed in Industrial Incident in County Bartow

A tragic workplace incident cost the life of a mill worker after he was reportedly trapped in a machine Saturday afternoon. Authorities are investigating a fatal industrial incident at the…

Feed producer cited for exposing workers to safety hazards

Feed producer cited for exposing workers to safety hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Land O Lakes Purina Food LLC for several work safety violations with proposed penalties of up to $40,200. OSHA inspectors found that the…

NIOSH study examines prevalence of cigarette smoking among working women

NIOSH study examines prevalence of cigarette smoking among working women

A new study found as many as 1 in 6 working women of child-bearing age in the United States smoking cigarettes. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)…

Construction Worker Severely Injured in Wall Collapse Incident

Construction Worker Severely Injured in Wall Collapse Incident

A construction worker was severely injured after a wall collapsed and pinned the victim down at the Lyon County Courthouse early Tuesday afternoon. According to reports, a portion of the…

Mine safety alert targets April – the second deadliest month in mining

Mine safety alert targets April – the second deadliest month in mining

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has launched a safety alert initiative aimed at promoting safety in the mining industry during the month of April. Assistant Secretary of Labor for…

No mines eligible for POV status for the first time since reforms were implemented, MSHA reports

No mines eligible for POV status for the first time since reforms were implemented, MSHA reports

No mine in the country met the Patterns of Violation screening criteria. This is according to the Mine Safety and Health Administration for the first time since the POV reforms…

MSHA releases results of special impact inspections in December 2016

MSHA releases results of special impact inspections in December 2016

Federal inspectors issued 132 citations and two order orders during special impact inspections conducted at 10 coal mines and five metal and nonmetal mines in December 2016. The special impact…

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

A behavioral health facility in Massachusetts is facing $207,690 in proposed penalties from OSHA for several violations uncovered during an inspection. The company was issued a notification for failure to…

US mining deaths fell to historic low in 2015

US mining deaths fell to historic low in 2015

Preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration shows mining deaths dropped to historic lows in 2015. Twenty eight miners were killed on the job…


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