Three ways retailers can increase safety and sales on Black Friday

From arguments, to brawls, to stampedes, it is no secret that Black Friday draws in wild and unruly crowds. Over the past few years, there have been almost a hundred injuries and sadly even a few deaths resulting from Black Friday shopping. While it’s important to maintain proper safety standards throughout the year, retailers must […]

Wisconsin worker dies in trench collapse

A man was killed when a 10-foot-deep trench he was working in collapsed Tuesday afternoon, according to the Kaukauna, Wisconsin fire officials. Fed-OSHA is investigating. Appleton Post-Crescent

What every consumer needs to know before taking another bite of chicken

With the World Health Organization’s recent report linking consumption of red meat to cancer, shoppers may be hunting for the “good” protein in the grocery aisles. But before turning reflexively to chicken, consumers need to know that the industry that sells America’s most popular meat—8.5 billion chickens every year, with growing profits—is dangerously cutting corners […]

Missouri company charged with violation in worker death

A 22-year-old Pacific, Missouri, company has been charged in federal court with violating a Fed-OSHA regulation in connection with the death of a local ironworker. The worker died a day after falling 30 feet to the ground while working on construction of Kansas City distribution warehouse. KMBC (Kansas City)

Fed-OSHA and ASA release video on staffing clients’ safety role

The American Staffing Association and Fed-OSHA have released a safety video addressing the role of staffing clients in ensuring temporary worker safety. The ASA and Fed-OSHA have a formal alliance to enhance temporary worker safety and jointly produce safety-related resources. Staffing Industry Analysts