Learn about the connection between occupational safety and health and sustainability in a new OSHA white paper.
OSHA is seeking comments on a potential standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance settings.
New rule on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems will keep workers safer and provide greater flexibility for employers in General Industry.
All employers must notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. Know the deadlines and required reporting procedures.
9/1/2016 WI: Dennis L. Marschall asphyxiated from exposure to chlorine gas.
9/3/2016 TX: Delores Young died from strangulation when lanyard got stuck in conveyor belt.
9/6/2016 GA: William Davis killed in fall down manhole.
9/8/2016 CA: Cesar Meza died after falling from bench and striking head.
9/14/2016 TX: Jose-Angel De La Torre killed and another worker injured in oil tank explosion.
9/15/2016 FL: Anthony Smith electrocuted when aerial lift contacted high voltage wires.
9/21/2016 VA: Russell Allen Polen killed when trench collapsed during replacement of sewer line.
9/24/2016 TX: Darrell Bennett struck and killed by backhoe.
9/26/2016 GA: Dustin Jennings killed in fall through roof while installing air conditioning unit.
9/29/2016 WA: Harold Burns fatally crushed by equipment that fell from truck during loading.
10/3/2016 IL: Milos Grujic struck and killed by pipes that fell from truck bed during unloading.
10/7/2016 UT: Yong Whan Kim died after being buried in fill dirt at excavation site.
10/13/2016 NY: Cesar Sapatanga killed in fall from scaffold.
10/14/2016 KY: Angela Mitchell struck and killed by part from injection mold machine.
10/19/2016 PA: Christopher Leasure electocuted by transformer.
10/19/2016 NY: Alfred Crowter and Joseph Nichols killed and another worker hospitalized following explosion at asphalt site.
10/24/2016 GA: Kris R. Corley killed in trench collapse.
10/24/2016 FL: Raymond Brown killed in fall and another worker hospitalized when scaffold collapsed.
10/28/2016 TX: Keith Thamos Wieboldt killed after being pulled into loading machine by conveyor belt.
More than 4,500 workers die on the job each year. OSHA's mission is to prevent workplace deaths, injuries and illnesses.