Occupational Safety and Health Administration
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.
Mount Vernon police on Thursday were investigating an accident in which a worker fell to his death down an elevator shaft.
As workers rushed to get things back to normal after Sandy, some just ignored the rules.
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.
John Massas, 35, is a subcontractor with Nuco Painting out of Islandia. Officials said Massas was working underneath the bridge when he slipped.
Federal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.
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.
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.
The way Wal-Mart handled Black Friday changed after 2008.