News From: Workplace safety

by Guest Post | on Apr 25, 2019

The Dirty Dozen of Bad Employers

This post was written by the National COSH. The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced today “The Dirty Dozen” employers of 2019, highlighting...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2018

The Deadly Effects of Right to Work

It’s well documented that right-to-work laws lower pay and benefits. What they also do, according to a new study, is increase the chance of dying on the job.

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2018

Trump Changes Law to Allow Use of Russian Asbestos

Every year tens of thousands of American’s die from asbestos related diseases. The asbestos was used in building materials for decades before it was banned in most countries for causing...

by Brian Young | on Jul 30, 2018

Trump Permitting Workplace Accident Coverups

Late Friday, Trump continued his war against regulations at the Labor Department and OSHA. This time, he made it easier for big companies to hide accidents and injuries that happen on the job.

by Guest Post | on Feb 23, 2018

NYSUT: Arming teachers won’t make schools safer

New York State United Teachers President Andy Pallotta, after receiving impassioned phone calls, e-mails and social media posts from educators across the state, today reiterated the union’s...

by Press and Media | on Feb 12, 2018

Amtrak Worker Fights for Life After Being Electrocuted

Safety at work is extremely important, especially when you are dealing with high voltage train tracks. One Amtrak worker is struggling for life after being electrocuted while working on tracks in New...

by Press and Media | on Dec 20, 2017

Misconduct Common in Workplaces

This article by Don Babwin originally appeared in The Associated Press. 

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 Press and Media | on May 09, 2017

Driving to work covered by Workers Comp

What is and isn’t covered under workman’s comp is outlined in this piece from the management side lawyers at JD Supra.

Dejian (Ken) Zeng Worked in an iPhone Factory in China to See How Workers Were Treated
by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 21, 2017

Hellish Life in the iphone Factory

Imagine 12 hour workdays, living on site, sweatiness, bad food that you have to pay for, sleep depravation and gettinging fired if you are a student or are pregnant. Thats the life of working in a...

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