- Roofer’s safety citations affirmed, penalty reduced
- Ohio House passes bill barring comp for undocumented workers
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- Addition of third commissioner should clear safety review backlog
The Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission is fully staffed for the first time in years with the addition of James Sullivan, and legal experts hope the commission will move quickly to address its case backlog.
- OSHA cites contractor after employee injured in roof fall
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Benco Builders of the Virginias Inc. after an employee suffered serious injuries from a 19-foot fall off a roof.
- Montana’s workplace injury and illness rates decline
Montana’s injury and illness rates declined to an incidence rate of 4.2 injury and illness cases per hundred full-time workers in 2016, according to the state’s annual survey of occupational injuries and illnesses.
- OSHA director nominee faces tough questions at confirmation hearing
Scott Mugno, President Donald Trump’s nominee to head the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, pledged to work with agency staffers to advance its safety mission, including examining ways to improve collaborative programs with employers.
- California regulators suspend 21 more workers comp doctors
- Most commercial insurance rates rise in November