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OSHA, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement

OSHA, Ashley Furniture reach comprehensive settlement

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and Ashley Furniture , the nation’s largest retailer of home furnishings, have agreed into a corporate wide settlement agreement that…

Boat manufacturer cited for workplace safety violations

Boat manufacturer cited for workplace safety violations

A top producer of bay, deck and offshore center console boats has been cited for exposing workers to fire, explosion and electric shock hazards with proposed penalties of $66,105. The…

Campaign focuses on safety when working in the heat

Campaign focuses on safety when working in the heat

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has recently kicked off its summer campaign which aims to educate employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. The campaign…

Registration Open for the Nation’s Largest Annual Safety Show

Registration Open for the Nation’s Largest Annual Safety Show

The National Safety Council has opened registration for its 2016 NSC Congress & Expo in Anaheim, CA., Oct. 15-21. This year’s event, “Make Building a Safer Workplace a Reality”, will…

Cal/OSHA Issues Statewide High Heat Advisory as Temperatures Soar

Cal/OSHA Issues Statewide High Heat Advisory as Temperatures Soar

With extreme high temperatures expected to hit California this week, Cal/OSHA is reminding all employers to protect their outdoor workers from heat illness. The National Weather Service has issued excessive…

Frozen food manufacturer cited for several safety and health violations

Frozen food manufacturer cited for several safety and health violations

A frozen food manufacturer in Idaho has been cited for failing to protect employees from health and safety hazards and being unable to respond to a potential lethal release of…

Whistleblower-Severe Violator pilot program commences

Whistleblower-Severe Violator pilot program commences

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching a pilot for its severe violator enforcement program to further protect workers who report safety and health violations. The Whistleblower-Severe Violator Enforcement…

Cal/OSHA Cites Agricultural Firm after Explosion Kills Worker, Burns Resident and Home

Cal/OSHA Cites Agricultural Firm after Explosion Kills Worker, Burns Resident and Home

Cal/OSHA has cited an agricultural firm in Bakersfield for serious safety violations following an investigation into a November 13, 2015 explosion in Bakersfield that killed a bulldozer operator. The explosion…

MSHA issued 90 citations in April 2016

MSHA issued 90 citations in April 2016

Federal inspectors issued 90 citations and three orders during special impact inspections conducted by the Mine Safety and Health Administration at 10 coal mines and three metal and nonmetal mines…

Man dead after workplace incident in Jessup, Maryland

Man dead after workplace incident in Jessup, Maryland

A 32-year-old man died early Friday morning after reportedly becoming trapped in a piece of heavy machinery. The man was unconscious when police and emergency crews arrived at the scene…


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