Bronx Salon Agrees To Pay $165K To Employee Fired After Warning Coworkers Of Health HazardsA Bronx salon has agreed to pay $165,000 to an employee who was fired after warning her colleagues about the dangers of a hair straightener containing formaldehyde.
Metro-North Ordered To Pay Record Fine In Retaliation CaseThe 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.
Roofing Worker Falls Down Elevator Shaft, Dies In Mount VernonMount Vernon police on Thursday were investigating an accident in which a worker fell to his death down an elevator shaft.
Report: Widespread Safety Violations Popped Up In Sandy's AftermathAs workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.
OSHA Investigating Lack Of Protective Gear For Some Sandy Clean-Up WorkersAs 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.
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.
OSHA Faults Yale University In Fatal Lab AccidentFederal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.
OSHA: Theater Inspections To Include Emergency Plan ReviewThe 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.
Yale Student Michele Dufault Killed In Lab AccidentA 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.
Feds Reach Out To Retailers Ahead Of Black FridayThe way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.

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