October Quicktakes

Federal Judge Orders Lloyd Industries and Company Owner to Pay $1.04 Million to Employees Terminated for Assisting Safety Investigation

image 8 - October Quicktakes

A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania has awarded $1,047,399 in lost wages and punitive damages to two former employees of a Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, manufacturer after a jury found the company and its owner fired them in retaliation for their participation in a federal safety investigation.

OSHA NEWSLETTER

Heat Safety

image 9 - October Quicktakes

OSHA’s updated webpage on heat illness explains how planning and supervision can keep workers safe from temperature extremes in indoor or outdoor environments.

OSHA NEWSLETTER

Preventing Amputations

image 10 - October Quicktakes

Employers and workers are invited to participate in the 5th annual Arkansas Amputation Stand-Down to raise awareness and promote best practices.

OSHA NEWSLETTER

An alliance with the poultry industry focuses on reducing and preventing key industry hazards to keep workers safe.

image 5 - October Quicktakes

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently signed an alliance with the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation, known as the Poultry Industry Alliance participants. The goal of the alliance is to help protect workers’ safety and health by reducing and preventing exposure to peracetic acid (PAA), repetitive injuries and other hazards in the poultry industry.

OSHA NEWSLETTER

OSHA has been granted authority to handle worker retaliation complaints under the Taxpayer First Act.

image 6 - October Quicktakes

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently signed an alliance with the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association, National Chicken Council and National Turkey Federation, known as the Poultry Industry Alliance participants. The goal of the alliance is to help protect workers’ safety and health by reducing and preventing exposure to peracetic acid (PAA), repetitive injuries and other hazards in the poultry industry.

OSHA NEWSLETTER

U.S. Department of Labor Orders Kinder Morgan to Pay Back Pay, Damages And Fees for Retaliation Against Whistleblower

image 7 - October Quicktakes

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has ordered Kinder Morgan Inc. – an energy infrastructure company based in Houston, Texas – to pay a former employee back wages, damages, and attorney’s fees after an investigation found that the company violated the whistleblower provisions of the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act (PSIA).

OSHA NEWSLETTER