- OSHA investigates worker death at NE Missouri dairy farm Updated: Sep-30-15 4:21 pm
LABELLE, Missouri - The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a worker fell out of a moving van and died in northeast Missouri.
- Federal probe: Safety problems at DuPont plant where 4 died Updated: Sep-30-15 2:29 pm
HOUSTON - A federal investigation into a poisonous gas leak that killed four workers at a Houston-area chemical plant in November found weaknesses and failures in the facility's safety planning and procedures, officials said Wednesday.
- OSHA, coroner investigate Pennsylvania worker's trench death Updated: Sep-29-15 9:31 am
BUTLER, Pennsylvania - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a sewer line worker was killed when a 12-foot-deep trench collapsed on him in western Pennsylvania.
- OSHA fines New Jersey plant $308,000 for safety violations Updated: Sep-24-15 6:13 am
CAMDEN, New Jersey - Officials say a southern New Jersey aluminum services plant has been fined $308,000 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for dangerous workplace hazards.
- Bangladesh says it meets US factory safety conditions Updated: Sep-23-15 8:54 am
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh said it has met the conditions put forward by the United States for better safety and workers' rights in its factories that were essential to regain preferential trade status the impoverished South Asian nation lost in 2013 after two disasters killed 1,500 garment workers.
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- GM will pay $900 million over ignition switch scandal Updated: Sep-17-15 11:10 pm
NEW YORK - General Motors agreed to pay $900 million to fend off criminal prosecution over the deadly ignition-switch scandal, striking a deal that brought criticism down on the Justice Department for not bringing charges against individual employees.
- Seattle workers picket aviation contractor over labor issues Updated: Sep-11-15 1:36 pm
SEATAC, Washington - Baggage handlers, cabin cleaners and ramp workers employed by Alaska Airlines contractor Menzies Aviation have walked off the job at Sea-Tac International Airport.
- Agriculture commissioner calls ammonia regulations onerous Updated: Sep-11-15 9:09 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's agriculture commissioner says an Occupational Safety and Health Administration policy change meant to increase safety at anhydrous ammonia facilities would impose huge costs and unwieldy regulations on such plants.
- OSHA investigating service worker's life-threatening injury Updated: Sep-11-15 5:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Federal regulators are investigating the serious injury of a 43-year-old service technician who was hurt while testing electrical parts for a northwest Missouri company.
- Agency: Illinois company could have prevented saw mishap Updated: Sep-09-15 4:01 am
CHICAGO - A federal agency that oversees work safety has cited a western Illinois company for a violation it says could have prevented a 45-year-old employee from losing part of three fingers on a table saw.