Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
The campaign will focus on improving health in the construction industry, which is disproportionately affected by heart disease and stroke.
One other worker was killed, and two injured.
Attending the NW Oregon Labor Council’s Workers Memorial Day service were nearly 50 family members of a road construction flagger who was struck and killed by a drunk driver May 23, 2017.
Progress on safety has halted, and safety programs have been targeted for elimination.
Forty-eight Oregon workers lost their lives on the job last year. Here are their names.
In Oregon and Washington, you have rights, and help is available.
Jordan Barab, a longtime union safety expert, was number two at OSHA under Obama. He’s not happy about the way things have gone under Trump.
Decades after asbestos insulation was banned, the fibers are still in many legal products in America.
Three of the top 10 are in construction.
More roadway construction workers are killed each year by construction equipment and vehicles than by on-road vehicles. How can we make it safer?