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Occupational Safety

Worker Safety Agency Reviewing Alleged Rape Of Prison Teacher

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's workplace safety agency confirmed Thursday that it has launched a review of the rape of a teacher inside a state prison cla...

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.

Report: Complying With Regulations Doesn't Affect Companies' Bottom Line

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — While businesses bemoan the cost of regulations, a new study suggests that government enforcement of workplace health and safety ru...

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...