The latest issue of our weekly Workplace Safety and Health newsletter is available for viewing and contains the following articles:
NLRB to Advise of Labor Law Rights If Violations Revealed During Investigations. Regional offices of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that learn of an apparent violation of federal safety and health or wage and hour standards have been directed to advise the party providing the information of his or her right to file complaints with the Department of Labor (DOL).
Brake Failure an Imminent Danger But Unlikely to Produce Harm. The failure of the brakes to stop a mining machine on a steep grade was rightly designated as an imminent danger, but there was insufficient evidence to classify the resulting citation as reasonably likely to lead to injury, a judge has ruled.
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