News From: OSHA

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by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2017

Radio Silence at OSHA

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2017

Can we kill again?

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...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 10, 2016

Dying for the Olympics

Preparing for the Olympics is a tedious task that can take years to complete. Countries need several Olympic gaming sites for each specific event, as well as housing in Olympic Village for all of the...

by Press and Media | on Jul 05, 2016

OSHA to make reports public

This article first appeared in Newsday, written by Jamie HerzlichMany employers will soon have an extra incentive to keep their workplaces safe: the threat of public scrutiny.A new Occupational...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 05, 2016

Some 5th of July news briefs

This Fourth of July, the biggest celebration might not have been at the NYC fireworks show, but in a room full of nerdy NASA engineers.  That's because after 5 years and 1.8 Billion miles,...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 28, 2016

Still much work to do

Albany - Every day on average, 13 workers die in this country as a result of workplace injuries. And, every year in cities, towns and communities across America we gather on Workers’ Memorial...