Washington – Industry interests have left “under-resourced” federal and state agencies unable to ensure refinery safety, Chemical Safety Board Chair Rafael Moure-Eraso testified during a March 6 Senate hearing.
Washington – Despite an overall increase in paid sick leave for private-sector employees in the past three years, about 41 million workers still lack access to it, according to a new analysis from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research.
Washington – President Barack Obama’s fiscal year 2015 budget request for the Department of Transportation, released March 4, would fund multiple transportation safety agencies and programs at higher levels than previous fiscal years.
Lincolnshire, IL – Workers who believe their organization encourages healthy behaviors tend to be less stressed and more in control of their well-being, according to results of a new survey from Aon Hewitt, the National Business Group on Health and The Futures Company.
Washington – A Feb. 26 House transportation subcommittee hearing brought together federal officials and industry representatives to discuss safety challenges facing the railroad industry, including transporting oil.