Stories tagged: workplace safety
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Spokane County is appealing a $2,100 fine after a volunteer was hit by a vehicle while directing traffic for a fallen sheriff’s deputy memorial in August.
Wed., May 24, 2017
Young workers are twice as likely to be hurt on the job as older adults. Matt Pomerinke, who lost his arm in an industrial accident, travels the state, telling students …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016
Fines totaling $6,000 have been paid in a worker’s fatal fall from a Snohomish County Public Utility District warehouse.
Fri., July 29, 2016
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.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016
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 …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2015
A trainer’s comments about sitting being ‘the new smoking’ are proving to be spot on.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2012
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, …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2012
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.
Wed., Jan. 6, 2010
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 …