Two workers have died at Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment centers since December, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, adding to safety questions about the warehouses where packages are shipped to customers.
The fertilizer facility in Texas that exploded earlier this year, killing 15 people, was cited yesterday by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 24 violations of worker safety protections and issued a proposed fine of $118,300.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is punishing employers at the expense of reducing workplace injuries, Representative Tim Walberg , a Michigan Republican, said today at a congressional hearing.
The U.S. Labor Department asked a court to compel Blackstone Group LP’s SeaWorld of Florida LLC to report how the marine theme park is easing hazards discovered after a trainer died in an attack by a killer whale.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration plans to cut more than 1.9 million hours of annual reporting requirement for business, a step the U.S. Chamber of Commerce said would have little effect on companies.