Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration, in partnership with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association, has implemented a safety reporting program intended to allow certain employees within the agency to raise safety concerns without fear of retaliation.
Atlanta – A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that some employers have not developed complete heat illness prevention programs despite OSHA’s widely publicized campaign on the topic.
Hopkinton, MA – People who work two or more jobs may be at an increased risk for fatigue and injury, according to a study from the Center for Injury Epidemiology at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety.
Washington – A proposed rule from the Federal Railroad Administration would expand the scope of alcohol and drug regulations to cover employees who perform maintenance-of-way activities, which include the inspection, installation, repair and maintenance of track or roadbed.
Salt Lake City – Citing 2012 data showing that 64 percent of worker deaths in the state occurred in the construction industry, Utah OSHA has launched a Local Emphasis Program aimed at reducing injuries and fatalities among construction workers.