Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Metro-North Railroad Train (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Metro-North Ordered To Pay Record Fine In Retaliation Case

The U.S. Labor Department has ordered the Metro-North Railroad to pay a record fine for taking disciplinary action against an employee who reported getting injured on the job.

12/16/2014

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Roofing Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft, Dies In Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon police on Thursday were investigating an accident in which a worker fell to his death down an elevator shaft.

11/06/2014

A man works to repair the roof of a church in New Dorp, Staten Island that was damaged by superstorm Sandy - Jan. 4, 2013 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Report: Widespread Safety Violations Popped Up In Sandy’s Aftermath

As workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.

04/28/2013

Worker cleaning up at Lillian Wald Houses in the Lower East Side Dec. 3, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

OSHA Investigating Lack Of Protective Gear For Some Sandy Clean-Up Workers

As the clean-up effort continues in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, some concerns have surfaced over a lack of proper tools and protective gear for workers.

12/03/2012

John Massas (Credit: CBS 2)

Search Resumes For Body Of Worker Who Fell From Throgs Neck Bridge

John Massas, 35, is a subcontractor with Nuco Painting out of Islandia. Officials said Massas was working underneath the bridge when he slipped.

03/31/2012

Michele Dufault (credit: Video Still/CBS 2)

OSHA Faults Yale University In Fatal Lab Accident

Federal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.

08/16/2011

People line up to enter the Foxwoods Theatre for a matinee showing of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark." (credit: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan Review

The federal agency that governs workplace safety has sent a letter to 63 New York City theaters saying future inspections of the venues will include reviews of their emergency action plans.

05/10/2011

Michele Dufault (credit: Video Still/CBS 2)

Yale Student Michele Dufault Killed In Lab Accident

A Yale University student nearing graduation was killed inside a school lab when her hair was pulled into a piece of machine-shop equipment, an official said Wednesday.

04/13/2011

Wal-Mart (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Reach Out To Retailers Ahead Of Black Friday

The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.

11/05/2010