Quincy, MA – In 2013, 97 U.S. firefighters died on the job – an increase from 64 the previous year and the most since 105 were recorded in 2008, according to a new report from the National Fire Protection Association.
The Environmental Protection Agency Office of Inspector General has requested to meet with Chemical Safety Board officials to discuss the board’s potential management challenges and internal control weaknesses.
Washington – The Federal Aviation Administration needs to take worker fatigue into account when estimating air traffic controller staffing levels and should work with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association to implement a tool to help facilities create efficient work schedules, according to a new report.
Elk Grove Village, IL – Employees at small businesses are less likely to have access to workplace wellness programs, according to a study from the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Atlanta – Workers in the construction and mining industries are among those most likely to smoke cigarettes and use smokeless tobacco products, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.