Six questions for labor’s top workplace safety expert

Peg Seminario, the AFL-CIO’s director of occupational safety and health, is a nationally recognized expert on worker safety.


Obama ignored labor on trade and healthcare, and pro-worker reforms came mostly too late.

DEADLY DUST: OSHA’s new silica rule will save lives

The silica rule covering 2 million construction workers is the most significant OSHA move in decades.

Federal OSHA’s Silica Neverland

Six years after Obama took office, workers are still waiting for protection from deadly dust.

OSHA silica rule: just a few more months, maybe

Exposed workers are dying, but business groups howl at the expense of prevention

White House releases OSHA rule on silica, after two-year delay

If implemented, the proposed OSHA rule would protect 2 million exposed workers.

Obama Administration quietly smothers rule to protect workers

Silica sickens 3,600 a year, but the White House has halted an OSHA rule 38 years in the making