- California rail line fined for worker deaths Updated: Apr-17-14 7:53 pm
- OSHA fines Port of Portland terminal operator Updated: Apr-15-14 6:19 pm
- ND workers' comp agency sues over computer project Updated: Apr-15-14 1:37 pm
- SeaWorld loses appeal in death by killer whale Updated: Apr-11-14 5:05 pm
- OSHA orders railway to pay $350K in injury case Updated: Apr-10-14 6:47 pm
- GM puts 2 engineers on paid leave in recall case Updated: Apr-10-14 6:41 pm
- OSHA cites Summerlin Hospital after TB exposure Updated: Apr-10-14 4:22 pm
- Roofer dies in fall while working in Florence Updated: Apr-10-14 4:01 pm
- Bill could stop US takeover of Arizona division Updated: Apr-10-14 3:35 pm
- Ohio principal disciplined for safety project Updated: Apr-10-14 6:23 am
- Worker killed in fall from Va. water tower Updated: Apr-10-14 2:49 am
- C. Ind. glass plant to pay record safety penalty Updated: Apr-09-14 7:17 pm
- GM auto workers vote to allow strike in Kentucky Updated: Apr-08-14 9:23 pm
- Work resumes in part of Brazil World Cup stadium Updated: Apr-07-14 8:44 pm
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Apr-07-14 1:29 pm
- U. of Michigan: Licensees must follow safety pact Updated: Apr-04-14 10:25 am
- Safety stand down to address on the job injuries Updated: Apr-03-14 4:19 am
- Video cameras approved for Burlington City Hall Updated: Apr-02-14 6:13 pm
- Asphalt plant denies charges in worker death Updated: Apr-02-14 10:23 am
- Gov't says new rule to make power-plant work safer Updated: Apr-01-14 7:13 pm
- Alliance looks to address salon chemical exposure Updated: Mar-31-14 5:13 pm
- Oregon fines wild cat sanctuary in mauling case Updated: Mar-24-14 9:02 pm
- Report: State workers face injuries on the job Updated: Mar-24-14 4:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Workplace safety officials fined a San Francisco Bay Area commuter rail line $210,000 on Thursday over the deaths of two track workers who were killed by a train the officials said was operated by an inexperienced driver with inadequate supervision.
PORTLAND, Oregon - The company that operates the Port of Portland's container terminal has been fined $18,360 following a safety inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota's workers' compensation agency has sued a Chicago company over a failed $17 million computer system overhaul.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a regulatory safety finding against SeaWorld in the drowning of a trainer who was pulled under by a killer whale at the theme park.
MANITOWOC, Wisconsin - A federal agency has ordered a subsidiary of Canadian National to pay $350,000 to a Wisconsin conductor who was terminated after reporting he'd been hurt on the job.
DETROIT - General Motors has suspended two engineers in the first disciplinary action stemming from its mishandled recall of more than 2 million small cars for a deadly ignition switch problem. But the company also said a second ignition part in the cars must be fixed, boosting first-quarter recall costs above $1 billion.
LAS VEGAs - The Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing nearly $40,000 in fines against a Las Vegas hospital where employees were exposed to tuberculosis over the summer.
MISSOULA, Montana - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating after a man suffered fatal injuries in a fall from a roof in Florence.
PHOENIX - Arizona House lawmakers hoping to avert a federal takeover of the state's construction safety standards division gave initial approval Thursday to a bill that would revoke, on condition, 2012 legislation that is at the heart of the latest battle between Arizona and the U.S. government.
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio - A suburban Cleveland high school principal has been disciplined for panicking students and staff during a safety project involving a school-shooter scenario.
RUSTBURG, Virginia - A worker painting a water tower in Campbell County fell to his death.
SHELBYVILLE, Indiana - A central Indiana automotive glass factory will pay a record $495,500 to settle workplace safety violations that were uncorrected following a worker's 2010 death, the Indiana Department of Labor said Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Kentucky - Workers at the General Motors plant in Kentucky that assembles Corvettes voted Tuesday to authorize a strike over lingering safety concerns, but a local union leader said he hopes the differences can be resolved without a walkout.
SAO PAULO - Construction work can resume in part of the stadium where a worker died while installing temporary seats for the World Cup opener, Brazilian labor officials said Monday.
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The University of Michigan says it will require companies that make licensed products at factories in Bangladesh to meet worker safety standards.
ATLANTA - Federal labor officials say they're partnering with construction contractors, the Federal Highway Administration and others to educate workers on preventing on-the-job injuries and fatalities.
BURLINGTON, Vermont - A seven-camera video surveillance system has been approved for Burlington's City Hall, in response to worker safety concerns.
MISSOULA, Montana - A Bitterroot Valley asphalt company owner has denied charges his company violated federal safety standards in the September 2012 death of an employee.
WASHINGTON - The government is mandating new safety regulations that it says will help protect workers on electrical power plants and transmission lines.
ATLANTA - Federal officials and Georgia beauty professionals have formed an alliance to reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals.
PORTLAND, Oregon - Oregon safety officials have fined a suburban Portland wild cat sanctuary $5,600 for two serious violations, one of which likely contributed to an employee being mauled to death by a cougar.
BOSTON - About 3,000 state employees experienced job-related injuries from 2010 to 2012 serious enough to require time off, while four workers lost their lives.