Fed-OSHA cites tannery for 19 violations after worker killed

Federal safety officials have cited a Milwaukee tannery for 19 safety violations after inspections sparked by the death of a worker — the second fatal industrial accident at the plant in six years. D.R. Diedrich & Co. Ltd. should be fined $169,000 for the violations, officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday. […]

CDC says University of South Dakota building can be occupied, recommends changes

A crew from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a University of South Dakota building that’s been the source of health complaints from employees can be occupied. University officials say Noteboom Hall doesn’t have ideal work conditions, but it is okay for people to work in. That statement, following multiple health complaints. Former […]

Signs of heat-related illness and tips for staying cool

When the heat index shows that temperatures feel as hot as 90 to 103 degrees, the National Weather Service recommends that people use extreme caution if they are exposed to the heat or have to be active. Heat cramps, heat stroke or heat exhaustion can result. Providence Journal