Stories tagged: Workplace safety
SUNDAY, OCT. 9, 2016, 4:53 P.M.
Snohomish County Public Utility District pays fines for worker’s fatal fall
Fines totaling $6,000 have been paid in a worker’s fatal fall from a Snohomish County Public Utility District warehouse.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 10:23 A.M.
Three workers not exposed to internal radiation at DOE site, contractor says
A cleanup contractor says three Idaho workers involved in a radiological incident at a U.S. Department of Energy site earlier this year did not receive internal exposure.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 5:16 P.M.
Pacific Steel fined in connection with chlorine gas leak that killed a worker
The Washington Department of Labor and Industries has fined Pacific Steel and Recycling $6,600 in connection with two workplace safety violations found after an investigation into a chlorine gas release …
TUESDAY, OCT. 6, 2015
Zorba Paster: The risks of sitting
A trainer’s comments about sitting being ‘the new smoking’ are proving to be spot on.
THURSDAY, DEC. 13, 2012, 2:22 A.M.
Fla. caseworker stabbed to death during home visit
DADE CITY, Fla. (AP) — An inexperienced health care caseworker who visited a client at his home knew there was something that made her “very uncomfortable” about the 53-year-old man, …
FRIDAY, JAN. 6, 2012, 9:14 A.M.
Mining deaths second-lowest in a century
The number of U.S. mining deaths last year was the second-lowest reported since statistics were first recorded in 1910, the U.S. Department of Labor says.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2010
Spokane case to test state’s termination law
Do Washington laws protect a worker from retaliation if he reports seeing a supervisor under the influence of alcohol or driving while intoxicated? The state Supreme Court will focus on …