Greenbelt, MD — Commercial motor vehicle inspectors throughout North America will perform brake system examinations Sept. 15-21 during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual Brake Safety Week.
Olympia, WA — Workplace safety inspections and consultations continue to reduce workers’ compensation claims rates in Washington, according to a recently released report by the state’s Safety & Health Assessment & Research for Prevention program.
Washington — Offices in the legislative branch should be required to comply with investigative subpoenas related to workplace safety and health, the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights states in its biennial report to Congress, issued March 4.
Arlington, VA — The Mine Safety and Health Administration has begun equipping its inspectors with the Mobile Inspection Application System in an effort to improve mine inspection processes and streamline technology.
Washington – Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) is asking Secretary of Labor R. Alexander Acosta to address concerns regarding the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s temporary Compliance Assistance Program aimed at preventing injuries and deaths among less-experienced miners.
Toronto – Government safety and health inspections that result in penalties for non-compliant employers encourage organizations to take action to reduce work-related injuries, according to research from the Institute for Work & Health.