Occupational Safety and Health Administration News

Commission Ruling Adds to Pressure for National Workplace Violence Prevention Standard

A federal commission decision that an employer had a duty to protect a social services worker who was stabbed to death by a client, even though the company did not violate any specific safety standard, reinvigorated advocates who are calling …

Worker Deaths Rise in North Dakota Oil Boom

Oil and gas workers in North Dakota are six times more likely to die on the job than their peers in other states as inexperienced workers join the state’s oil and gas boom, according to a report by a labor …