OSHA has launched an initiative focused on enhancing enforcement and providing compliance assistance to protect workers in the engineered stone fabrication and installation industries.
Rule changes proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor would seek to clarify the personal protective equipment (PPE) standard for the construction industry. The proposed change would clarify that PPE must fit each employee properly to protect them from occupational hazards.
Joshua Shaw, 27, died of his injuries on June 17 after being trapped at Lambeau Field.
Workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy from injuries he received last week at a Wisconsin sawmill.
U.S. Department of Labor partners with local trade organizations for trenching and excavation safety
OSHA and several major unions and industry stakeholders entered into a two-year agreement to address trenching and excavation safety.
The carpenter was a second-generation employee and worked alongside family in Green Bay, company officials said.
The U.S. Department of Labor last week announced more than $12.7 million in money through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is available to support health and safety training initiatives across the U.S.
Trenching safety: OSHA, Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association form alliance to train workers
OSHA offices and the Wisconsin Underground Contractors Association formed a two-year alliance to promote safety information for trenching and excavation.
The AFL-CIO called for funding and support of workplace safety enforcement as a report showed there were 105 Wisconsin worker deaths in 2021.
OSHA fines Wisconsin construction company for ‘serious fall violation’ after worker fell from Missouri bridge
OSHA fined a Wisconsin construction company for more than $30,000 after a worker fell last year in central Missouri.
OSHA will focus inspections on excavation, falling hazards and ladder safety in 2023.
OSHA increases penalties, says employers who put workers lives at risk will face ‘serious consequences’
OSHA will increase its penalties and cite certain violations in an "instance-by-instance" basis starting in March.
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