How will Fifth Third cope with shooting’s aftermath?

Nearly 2 million Americans report being a victim of workplace violence each year, according to Fed-OSHA, and about 400 people each year become victims of homicide at work, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Prof. Glenn Muschert, co-author of three academic studies on school shootings, says violence like last week’s fatal shooting at […]

Food company employee fatally struck by truck in loading dock

Fed-OSHA is investigating the death of a 53-year-old worker who was fatally struck by a truck that was backing up at an Erie County, Pennsylvania food plant loading dock. The worker reportedly was wearing headphones at the time of the accident. YourErie (Erie, Pa.)

IOSH investigating fatal boom lift accident

A man died after the boom lift in which he was standing tipped over at a work site in Bode, Iowa on August 31. Iowa OSHA is investigating. According to law enforcement, the accident happened while the boom lift was extended 50 feet off the ground. Messenger News (Fort Dodge, Iowa)

MIOSHA offers $250K in safety grants

Michigan OSHA has announced that employers with up to 250 employees can now apply for a matching grant of up to $5,000 to make improvements in their workplace safety and health. Preference will be given to employers in high hazard industries identified in MIOSHA’s 2019-2023 Strategic Plan. County Press (Lapeer, Mich.)