Tyson Foods, UFCW Expand Workplace Safety Efforts

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D., April 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Tyson Foods, Inc. (TSN) and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) are expanding their collaborative efforts to make workplace safety improvements at the company’s food …

Trump’s Labor Department Eviscerates Workplace Safety Panels

Five expert committees advised the federal government on ways to improve workplace safety and enhance whistleblower protections. Under President Donald Trump, their work has stopped and their recommendations are now stalled. Last October, Gregory Junemann …

Coming Soon: New Global Workplace Safety Standard

For workplace safety professionals, March 12 is a big date. On that date, the world will learn of a new global standard for safer workplaces that has been in development for five years and involved input from more than 75 countries across six continents.

Aging workforce highlights workplace safety

DULUTH — The wave of baby boomers leaving the workforce is cresting as the largest generation of American workers continues to reach retirement age. Yet while the number of employees between ages 55 and 65 will peak over the next decade, many will remain …

Watchdog group sues OSHA over safety records

The rule provides that OSHA will make the data public to encourage employers to prevent injuries and illnesses and to advance research into workplace safety. Now, though, states Public Citizen in a press release, “OSHA is trying to weaken the rule by …