- Industry challenge to OSHA silica rule rejected by court
- Alabama construction company penalty for trenching hazard affirmed
An administrative law judge of the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission has upheld a citation and penalty against an Alabama construction employer for a trenching hazard.
- OSHA fines Ohio tile maker, deems severe violator of safety rules
U.S. federal workplace safety regulators have issued proposed fines totaling $514,236 against an Ohio manufacturer of luxury vinyl tile and deemed the company a severe violator of workplace safety regulations.
- Florida construction company owner arrested after $733,549 comp scam
A Jacksonville, Florida, construction company owner who allegedly provided fictitious information when applying for workers compensation insurance coverage to obtain a lower premium was arrested Dec. 7, the state’s Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced Wednesday.
- Ontario boosts fines for workplace safety violations
- California suspends 16 more medical providers
- Firefighter cancer presumption bill gains steam in Missouri
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has announced his support for a bill that would clear the way to provide workers compensation benefits for firefighters who get cancer.
- North Carolina seeks public comment on proposed opioid rules
- US life expectancy fell as opioid overdoses surged: CDC