Some regulations and statutes enforced by agencies within The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) require posters and notices to be posted within the workplace. The DOL also provides electronic copies of said posters and some of the posters are also [...]
A New Jersey demolition and concrete recycling company is facing citations for safety violations after a worker’s death prompted an investigation by federal workplace safety officials.
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational [...]
A metal fabrication shop on Long Island Is facing hefty penalties for alleged serious, repeat and uncorrected safety hazards, say workplace safety regulators.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the agency [...]
A visit by workplace safety inspectors to a Jersey City, NJ construction site has resulted in 25 citations for alleged violations of safety regulations and $463,350 in proposed fines against four contactors.
Today, the Occupational Safety [...]
Workplace safety regulators say that workers in the hydraulic fracturing industry are at risk of serious health effects from respiratory exposure to silica.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute [...]
The courthouse in Monmouth County, NJ remains closed today as officials determine what has caused about eighty employees to fall ill since last Friday.
The Monmouth County Courthouse closed and sent all employees home at 1 p.m. on Monday, [...]
The owner of a tortilla factory where a worker fell into a dough mixer and died has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of labor violations.
Erasmo Ponce, president of Tortilleria Chinantla located at 975 Grand Street in Williamsburg, pleaded [...]
An asbestos removal contractor is facing $56K in fines after government safety inspectors found workers exposed to asbestos and fall hazards during asbestos remediation at a Buffalo, NY worksite.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration [...]
Federal safety regulators have found the collapse of a building under construction in Brighton Beach that killed one worker and injured four others was the result of poor construction by a Brooklyn contractor.
The Occupational Safety and [...]