The U.S. Department of Labor has released details of the 2019 fiscal year budget. Up 9.3% from FY 2018, this year’s budget request totals $10.9 billion.
Back in December, EHS Insight issued a report on OSHA’s new health and safety rule pertaining to the electronic data reporting system. The rule outlined requirements for employers to submit their injury and illness data into the Injury Tracking Application (ITA) system over the internet.
Tesla is proud to announce that it has made an effort to make its factories safer for all of its employees. The company’s total recordable incident rate (TRIR) has dropped by 25% since 2016. Tesla is now in line with industry average rates.
In 2017, cruise ships failed more health inspections than they had in the last ten years. In all, 14 ships received failing grades—which is a significant increase from 2016, when only two ships failed their inspections.
At the turn of the new year, hope was on the horizon for the oil and gas industry. For three years, the industry dealt with a difficult downturn. But in January, we started to see some higher oil prices – perhaps an indication of recovery for the industry.
Topics: Oil & Gas
In April of 2017, the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health enacted the nation’s first workplace violence prevention standard for healthcare workers.
In November of 2011, Flt. Lt. Sean Cunningham died from injuries he sustained in a plane accident. But the plane in question wasn’t flying; it was on the ground at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire.
Topics: In the News
It appears that the government has narrowly avoided yet another long shutdown. Are you familiar with the overall effects of a government shutdown? It could potentially hurt more than the government workers. It could hurt you, your family, and workers all across America.
Topics: In the News
The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations are the most comprehensive overhaul of the FDA food safety regulations in over 70 years. They were approved in 2011, and the effective dates began in 2015, as the rules were finalized and published.