News From: OSHA

by Guest Post | on Jun 29, 2018

Beating the Heat While on the Job

It's that time of year again. The days get longer. The sun rides higher in the sky. And heat-related illnesses start claiming lives and sending working people to hospitals at alarming rates....

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2017

Radio Silence at OSHA

Since Trump got elected some drastic changes have been seen within government. Major policies have changed, officials have quit, and department priorities have changed. At OSHA, this policy change...

by Guest Post | on Jun 09, 2017

Trump Bans Union Inspections

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has rescinded an Obama-era rule that allowed union safety experts to serve as employee representatives during OSHA inspections even if the...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Can we kill again?

According to Politico, a bunch of bad guys are asking OSHA if they can kill again. A petition was sent to the Labor Department to review Obama administration regulations that drastically reduce...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2017

April 28th: Workers Memorial Day

On April 28, the unions of the AFL-CIO observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew the fight for safe jobs. This year we will come together to...

by Press and Media | on Apr 27, 2017

Chickenman to raise wages and reduce injuries

Good news for all you chicken lovers out there. The line worker's wearing adult diapers because of the lack of bathroom breaks is disheartening, let's hope many improvements are made. Winner...

by Press and Media | on Mar 20, 2017

Keep the record keeper!

Republicans in Congress are doing everything they can to lessen safety standards and make it more dangerous to go to work.  The most recent attack on workers’ safety is a push to block...

by Press and Media | on Jan 19, 2017

Utility deaths make national headlines

By Samantha Schmidt of the Washington PostWhen a utility worker in Key Largo, Fla., noticed that a section of a paved street was not settling properly, he decided to remove a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 13, 2017

Train your boss not to be bad

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a non-mandatory guide to prevent retaliation against employees who report OSHA violations to big brother. Within the 12 page PDF, the good...

by Press and Media | on Nov 09, 2016

Doom and Gloom?

Trump's Upset Victory: Donald Trump's policy agenda isn't much clearer now that he's president-elect. Will he push for a higher minimum wage or for no minimum wage at all? At...

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