Jobsite deaths reduced; Construction safety a concernFebruary 7, 2018

LANSING — Workplace deaths declined last year to 38 in the state, a decrease from 43 in 2016, according to the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Fifteen of the 38 fatalities last year were fall-related, many in the construction industry. Among them, according to MIOSHA: – In Holland, a 38-year-old laborer died in a …

Amputation at Tyson Foods exposes chemical, fall, fire hazards at Texas plantAugust 17, 2016

Agency fines company $263K for 15 serious, 2 repeated workplace safety violations DALLAS – A gruesome employee injury led federal workplace safety inspectors to discover the nation’s largest meat and poultry processor endangered workers by exposing them to amputation hazards, high levels of carbon dioxide and peracetic acid without providing personal protective equipment. Responding to …