Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
Sixty-six Oregon workers lost their lives to preventable accidents in 2016.
At the ODOT bridge contractor where a 40-foot fall sent two workers to the hospital, at least four former employees say they were let go after complaining of dangerous work conditions.
Peg Seminario, the AFL-CIO’s director of occupational safety and health, is a nationally recognized expert on worker safety.
The list of workers killed on the job in Oregon in 2016 — from Oregon-OSHA reports, workers’ comp data, and newspaper accounts.
The Fire Fighters union is sounding the alarm about the cancer-causing after-effects of fire.
One of last year’s on-the-job deaths was a union organizer killed in a car crash.
Nonunion paint contractor Abhe & Svoboda faces civil rights, labor and safety complaints on a $22 million Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) painting project underneath the Ross Island Bridge.
Under the Ross Island Bridge Feb. 8, a painter plummeted 40 feet and landed on his own son, putting both in the hospital.
Oregon Special Education personnel all too frequently are injured by their students.
Chips and dust from lead paint are all over the place as Franklin High School undergoes renovation.