- Flooding forces staff to move animals at Scottsbluff zoo Updated: May-27-16 8:20 am
SCOTTSBLUFF, Nebraska - Flooding at a Scottsbluff zoo has forced workers to move some animals for their safety.
- EPA fines 1 Nevada nursery over pesticides, warns another Updated: May-24-16 2:33 pm
RENO, Nevada - Federal regulators have fined one northern Nevada nursery and issued a warning to another for violating pesticide worker safety laws.
- Military plans security changes after killings in Tennessee Updated: May-13-16 5:23 pm
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colorado - The Pentagon is developing a way to quickly warn military personnel in the U.S. about threats to their safety like the 2015 attack that killed four Marines and a sailor in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Friday.
- OSHA investigates worker death at South Dakota ethanol plant Updated: May-13-16 6:18 am
HUDSON, South Dakota - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating a fatal fire at a South Dakota ethanol plant.
- Hazardous chemicals post secret threat to Texas neighbors Updated: May-12-16 4:13 pm
HOUSTON - Just outside Pearland, theater patrons come and go within 200 feet of a warehouse that stockpiles a pesticide so toxic it seeped into a family's house in Utah and killed two little girls.
- State investigating death of worker at Knoxville steel mill Updated: May-12-16 1:23 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a Knoxville steel mill.
- Workers allege safety problems at auto glass manufacturer Updated: May-09-16 5:15 pm
MORAINE, Ohio - Employees alleging unsafe work conditions at an automotive glass manufacturing plant have requested an expanded investigation there in a complaint with the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
- State launches workplace safety division to offer training Updated: May-09-16 11:25 am
CASPER, Wyoming - The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has launched a workplace safety division to provide free safety advice and consultations across the state.
- Feds cite company with grain dust issues at Kansas facility Updated: May-06-16 7:38 am
TRIBUNE, Kansas - Federal officials have cited a national agricultural marketing firm based in Omaha, Nebraska, with exposing workers to grain dust and fall hazards in western Kansas.
- Education officials urged to protect transgender students Updated: May-05-16 9:40 am
HONOLULU - Transgender community leaders and supporters are calling on Hawaii education officials to implement policies and training for staff to help ensure the safety and fair treatment of transgender students.
- Illinois man crushed by garbage dies in landfill accident Updated: May-01-16 2:12 pm
ROCKFORD, Illinois - The death of a 54-year-old man buried under the weight of a tipped-over garbage truck and its contents at a Rockford landfill is under investigation by a federal workplace safety agency.
- Michigan didn't issue fines in many asbestos violations Updated: May-01-16 1:21 pm
DETROIT - Michigan's state worker safety agency didn't issue fines in the majority of asbestos abatement cases where it found serious violations during the past seven years, and not one company was fined the maximum $7,000, a newspaper reports.
- Construction workers attend Mass honoring dead colleagues Updated: Apr-28-16 8:58 pm
NEW YORK - Construction workers converged on St. Patrick's Cathedral on Thursday to honor fellow workers who died on the job.