Occupational Safety And Health

A beef jerky worker was fired for being a good Samaritan. Pic: iStock/bhofack2

Beef jerky facility sued over finger cutting incident

By Douglas Yu

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has filed a lawsuit against the owner of Lone Star Western Beef, John Bachman, after he fired an employee who called 911 to help a co-worker with a severed thumb. 

The accident happened at Premier's Mr Kipling cake factory

Premier Foods’s skull-crush worker wins payout

By Nicholas Robinson

A Premier Foods engineer has received a significant amount in compensation after he was left with life-changing injuries following a devastating accident at its Moreton cake factory.

OSHA proposes fines for safety violations at DeIorio Foods Inc

Food processor 'surprised' by OSHA citation

By Joe Whitworth

DeIorio Foods Inc. has said it is ‘very surprised’ to receive 14 alleged serious violations citations from the US Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

Damaged fusebox at Wigton site

Innovia Films fined after fireball accident at UK plant

By Rory Harrington

Innovia Films has been ordered to pay ₤116,726 (€132,706) after two workers at its UK plant suffered life-threatening injuries when they were “engulfed by a fireball” while repairing a damaged fuse box.


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