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Occupational Safety

Businesses Are Not Happy About This New Rule From Obama

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics

Thanks to a new rule announced by the Labor Department on Wednesday, employers operating in dangerous industries must now submit data on workplace inj...

Why Safety Leadership Matters

Kurina Baksh | Posted 04.04.2016 | Business
Kurina Baksh

Why does safety leadership matter anyway? Well, leadership drives company culture, and company culture drives health and safety performance. Therefore, there is an inextricable link between organizational leadership and health and safety performance.

This Chronic Condition Doubles Your Risk Of Workplace Injury

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 04.04.2016 | Healthy Living

A chronic sleep disorder might be to blame for a significant number of workplace injuries. Estimates suggest up to a quarter of adults between ages 3...

Keeping Workers Safe, On Labor Day and Every Day

Patrick Dolan, Jr. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Business
Patrick Dolan, Jr.

Organized labor is facing new challenges in 2013 here in New York. One of the biggest hurdles we face as an industry is awareness of safety issues on job sites.

The Case for a Corporate Homicide Law

Russell Mokhiber | Posted 09.21.2013 | Business
Russell Mokhiber

Today, you rarely see a prosecutor bring criminal charges against a corporation for the death of a worker. Instead, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) imposes minimal civil fines on companies for worker deaths.

NIGHTMARE: Man Dies After Falling Into Meat Grinder

Posted 09.17.2011 | Home

26-year-old Michael Raper died last Wednesday afternoon after falling, tragically, into a meat grinder at his workplace, cured meat and sausage manufa...