In some states, workers’ comp won’t provide disability coverage if an employee’s injury resulted from a hazard that regularly occurs outside the workplace. That’s why in this case, defining what is and what isn’t a workplace hazard determined whether an employee received benefits.
Elizabeth Wilson worked as a manager at a Dollar Tree store in [...]
Leaders of OSHA and EPA testified last week before two U.S. Senate committees about federal agencies’ progress in strengthening regulations that apply to chemical facilities, based on the West, Texas ammonium nitrate explosion, as well as the DuPont chemical plant release in LaPorte, Texas, in November 2014, and other recent incidents.
The Senate HELP Committee and [...]
We’d all like our birthdays to be memorable … but not for this reason. Following an employee’s injury, OSHA issued almost a quarter-million dollars in fines against this company.
On his 25th birthday, an employee of Wagner’s LLC, a wild bird food manufacturer in Milford, IL, had his left hand and arm severely injured after [...]
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