Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
Workers Memorial Day ceremonies were held throughout the world the week of April 28 to remember workers killed on the job.
An ironworker from Seattle Local 86 was also killed in the accident at Google’s new campus project.
The company that received OSHA’s biggest fine in years is still bidding on new ODOT bridge work.
The daughter of a union plumber wants to end the occupational disease that claimed her father.
IBEW safety expert Barry Moreland and union-signatory Snyder Roofing got some of the top honors at this year’s Oregon Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference.
The Centers for Disease Control reports that asbestos-related deaths are on the rise.
A thin green line flag could be displayed to remember workers hurt on the job.
Theater and concert workers often spend time at great heights — hoisting gear at rock concerts or setting up and operating truss-mounted spotlights. Their union is working to improve members’ readiness to quickly rescue a coworker in the event of an accident.
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.