"… , a dozen contract workers were injured when a fire broke out at the ExxonMobil refinery in Beaumont, about 300 miles to the southeast; seven suffered sev …"
"… o case, employers in America are rarely prosecuted for worker deaths. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 is exceptionally weak when it comes to criminal penalties. An empl …"
"… about a rash of construction worker deaths in Las Vegas, OSHA reviewed the Nevada program in 2009 and found a long list of flaws. Among them: State inspecto …"
"… ally liable for flagrant violations. Opposition from Republican members of Congress and business groups, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, killed the le …"
"… that reality continues to drive the work of the Labor Department. When the Occupational Safety and Health Act was passed in 1970, the National Safety Council estimated that 14,000 work …"
"… ency so widely feared and demonized by American business, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is a relative pushover.True, OSHA occasionally h …"
"… ths in prison and a maximum fine of $10,000, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Under environmental law, knowingly exposing someon …"
"… egislation that was folded several months ago into another bill, the Miner Safety and Health Act of 2010. The legislation, supporters say, would bring OSHA …"
"… $965.Business is fighting back. A group called the Coalition for Workplace Safety, whose members include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the National Assoc …"