Occupational safety and health. Workplace toxins. Ergonomics. Asbestos. Hearing loss. Safety.
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.
Decades of cuts have made insufficient maintenance the new normal.
41 workers died in job-related accidents in Oregon last year.
The silica rule covering 2 million construction workers is the most significant OSHA move in decades.
The disease can strike anyone exposed, even someone who teaches good safety practices to others.
Job-related deaths are on the rise in Oregon and throughout the United States.
Most of the hazards that led to severe injuries could easily have been prevented.