- OSHA investigating Kansas oil field death Updated: Jul-02-15 7:53 pm
GREAT BEND, Kansas - A federal agency is investigating the death of a 30-year-old oil field worker in central Kansas.
- New security service at NDSU can be activated with 1 touch Updated: Jun-28-15 11:27 am
FARGO, North Dakota - North Dakota State University students and staff will have access this year to a safety and security service that will allow dispatchers to track their whereabouts and let users call for help with one swipe of the smartphone screen.
- Workplace safety summit highlights transportation hazards Updated: Jun-27-15 12:26 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - As a safety specialist with Union Telephone Company, Cal Davis routinely worries about his maintenance workers, who have to scale high heights and deal with dangerous equipment on a daily basis.
- Union: Metro workers fear discipline for reporting problems Updated: Jun-24-15 3:20 pm
WASHINGTON - Employees of Washington's Metro transit agency have become more comfortable reporting safety lapses through a program that allows them to do so anonymously, but some are still reluctant to speak out because they fear retribution, a union leader said Wednesday.
- Scholarship honors utility worker struck, killed by vehicle Updated: Jun-22-15 9:18 am
JACKSON, Michigan - The Consumers Energy Foundation is supporting a community college scholarship program to honor a utility worker who was struck and killed by a vehicle while on the job three years ago.
- Former Shell worker cites unsafe conditions on oil ship Updated: Jun-19-15 5:49 pm
SEATTLE - A woman who was permanently injured while working on one of Shell's Arctic drilling support ships has sued, saying the company compromised safety in its rush to drill for oil.
- Safety regulators seek penalties in Nebraska worker's death Updated: Jun-19-15 8:47 am
COLUMBUS, Nebraska - Federal officials propose to penalize a company nearly $15,000 because of safety violations that officials say contributed to the death of a Nebraska worker.
- Agency says open-flame heater on rig's floor caused accident Updated: Jun-17-15 3:58 pm
COALGATE, Oklahoma - Federal officials say an open-flame heater on the floor of an oil rig likely sparked a December fire that killed three and injured two in Coalgate.
- OSHA says BNSF Railway retaliated against worker Updated: Jun-17-15 2:17 pm
SEATTLE - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says an investigation found BNSF Railway retaliated against a train conductor after he reported a knee injury.
- OSHA investigating crane construction death at Penn State Updated: Jun-17-15 9:41 am
STATE COLLEGE, Pennsylvania - Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the death of a construction worker on Penn State's main campus.
- Springfield manufacturer cited after worker's death at plant Updated: Jun-16-15 8:32 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The federal government has cited a Springfield-based manufacturer after a worker at the company plant died in January.
- OSHA: RI company lacks effective blood hazard safeguards Updated: Jun-15-15 7:34 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - An East Greenwich company that ships clean needles and other medical supplies to clinics nationwide has been cited by federal workplace safety inspectors for not adequately protecting its employees against exposure to contaminated needlesticks and bloodborne pathogen hazards.
- OSHA cites Ford, construction company in Kansas City death Updated: Jun-11-15 4:33 pm
CLAYCOMO, Missouri - A federal agency has cited Ford Motor Co. and a Kansas City company for violations after the death of a 52-year-old contractor crushed by a piece of equipment at the automaker's Kansas City assembly plant.
- California settles heat-death lawsuits, agrees to improve Updated: Jun-11-15 12:07 am
LOS ANGELES - Family members of two farm workers who died from suspected heat-related illnesses and a labor union have settled their lawsuits against California on the condition that the state do more to ensure laborers are safe when temperatures rise.
- OSHA says violations by companies, Navy led to worker deaths Updated: Jun-06-15 3:39 pm
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii - A federal agency says workplace safety violations led to the deaths of two workers at Pearl Harbor last December.
- OSHA recommends fines after explosion at Kansas company Updated: Jun-05-15 9:09 am
ATCHISON, Kansas - Federal labor officials are recommending a northeast Kansas railcar company be fined $46,900 for violations found after an explosion injured nine employees, two seriously.