The request for a new rule came from National Nurses United; RNs have been prime victims of workplace violence.
National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.
Railroad workers are organizing for more effective rulemaking.
"Always follow safety training. Working safely and carefully may slow you down, but ignoring safe work procedures is a fast track to injury."
Drivers of the popular bus line in downtown Washington will get paid on par with Metrobus drivers, and won't have to drive unsafe vehicles.
UK-based press reports that Sri Lankan workers who make Beyoncé's new clothing line are being exploited. Now what?
This week a new report from Oxfam showed the ugliness of corporate greed in America's food processing plants.
"Too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. There is much more work to be done."
OSHA's role needs strengthening, because "even as a union officer, I'm not that well-protected," said one worker.
The Obama administration today issued a final rule that it says would cut workers' exposure to harmful silica dust in half.