Earlier last week, the FDA issued a report on the increased number of deaths and incidents related to the consumption of dietary supplements containing kratom.
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.
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.
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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.
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The Environmental Protection Agency is taking a different approach for assessing the hazards of new chemicals.
As of January 3, 2018, the EPA employed 14,162 workers. That number is down from about 15,000 from just two years prior. If all employees who are eligible for retirement choose to do so by the year 2021, the EPA workforce should shrink by nearly half.