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Work Injuries, Illnesses also Watched by OSHA

A newspaper article talking about the fact that there are often violations in construction companies on reporting of injuries and deaths, skewing the...

Too High a Price : Schaefer

A newspaper article talking about a worker who developed silicosis after sandblasting for a few years. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection'...

Unreported Deaths : Were They Tied to Refinery Work?

A newspaper article describing the deaths of 3 workers. Although the deaths were not officially attributed to working conditions, there are questions...

Too High a Price : Niemann

A newspaper article talking about a contract electrician and instrumentation specialist, nearly died of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) which he bel...

New York Alberta : Surcharge for Safety

A newspaper article on safety describes the New York surcharge on workers’ comp premiums that is used for training. There is evidence that the train...

Home was no Haven

A newspaper article talking about a worker exposed to asbestos whose family died from exposure when he brought home clothes with asbestos on them. He...

A Loss Deeply Felt

Article about a worker who was one of four who died of hydrogen sulfide exposure. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited three of the...

Bitter Pill for Workers when Legal Stakes are High

A discussion about controversy surrounding testing of asbestosis in Beaumont Texas. Claims were made that tests were used that reduced the odds that a...

Road to Regulation Paved with Conflicting Intentions

Discusses the conflict that often arises between protecting workers via strong regulations and dealing with large construction firms who oppose the re...

Workers Comp in Texas

Describes a workers’ comp law in Texas that is being challenged as being stacked against injured workers. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collec...