President Joe Biden directed OSHA to write a rule forcing employers with at least 100 workers to require staff get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free.
By Paul Wiseman, Associated Press
Inspection records show the outbreak at the Iowa Premium Beef Plant in Tama in April resulted in 338 of the plant's 850 workers testing positive for the virus.
By Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press
Labor officials will testify before the Workforce Protections Subcommittee May 28 on the federal government’s actions to protect workers from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
By Associated Press
U.S. officials have cited the owners of a Southeast Texas chemical plant where November blasts and fires caused widespread damage to the surrounding community.
By Associated Press
The U.S. shipbuilding industry continues to win billions of dollars in contracts to build Navy and Coast Guard vessels, despite serious safety lapses that have endangered and killed workers. From Reveal at the Center for Investigative Reporting, special correspondent Aubrey…
By PBS NewsHour
When Brendan Wegner went to work in North Dakota's Bakken oil fields, his family had no idea it was so dangerous. On average, a worker dies every six weeks. On his first day on the rig, Wegner was killed by…
By Tom Raum, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Tightening its standards, the government issued new regulations Thursday that will require managers to file a detailed report within eight hours on fatal workplace accidents.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The government has no way of fully knowing which U.S. chemical facilities stock ammonium nitrate, the substance that exploded last year at a Texas fertilizer plant and killed 14 people, congressional investigators say. Outdated federal policies, poor information…
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