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Thirteen United Airlines flight attendants who were fired over an incident involving menacing graffiti on an airplane have been reinstated in an agreement between the airline and lawyers representing the workers.
An Australian study led by Professor Peng Bi at the University of Adelaide’s School of Public Health has found that workers’ compensation claims rise when temperatures climb.
A photograph illustrating a mixed bag of job hazards.
In this issue, learn more about a case involving an executive official who was convicted for a major safety violation and given prison sentence and why exposure to Radon Gas is a potential cause of lung cancer.
In North America, approximately one in four workers is a shiftworker. People working outside of the normal daytime hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. include everyone from bridge builders to healthcare workers, to restaurant/bar workers. Here are seven statistics relating to shiftwork and its effects on workers’ health and safety.
A former coal mine chief executive officer was recently sentenced to a year in prison—the maximum allowable for a misdemeanor conspiracy conviction— and fined $250,000 in connection to the Upper Big Branch Coal Mine explosion, which killed 29 West Virginia miners.
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A truck driver who refused to drive an unsafe truck that had been pulled from service by the Iowa Department of Transportation— and was subsequently fired— will receive $55,000 in back wages, damages and compensation.
This model can be applied for use within your organisation to help raise any safety or health concerns, or report a work-related injury or illness, without being retaliated against.
OSHA proposed the so called “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” rule in November 2013. After over 2 years of comment, OSHA issued the Final Rule on May 12, 2016 (Final Rule). Here are the 15 things you need to know about the Final Rule to ensure compliance.