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Nearly three years after a near-fatal workplace accident under the Ross Island Bridge, contractor Abhe & Svoboda will pay just $24,500 in a settlement with Oregon OSHA, down from the $189,000 first announced. The non-union firm continues to bid on ODOT work.
The Alan Reinstein Ban Asbestos Now Act of 2019 now goes to the full House.
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.