Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration News

Alaska Flight Company Ordered to Compensate Whistleblower Pilot

A federal agency has ordered an Alaska flight service company to compensate and rehire a pilot fired after reporting safety concerns four years ago. The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it’s ordering Homer-based Bald Mountain Air …

Texas Weapons Manufacturer Fined $197K for Workplace Hazards

Federal safety officials have fined a Texas-based weapons manufacturer $197,000 for putting workers at risk. Maverick Arms Inc. in Eagle Pass, Texas, was cited on Sept. 30, 2015, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for …

Feds Say Texas Deaths Show DuPont Has ‘Failed’ Safety Program

U.S. regulators on took DuPont to task for a massive gas leak last year that killed four workers at a plant in Texas, placing the chemical company in its “severe violator enforcement program” and saying the accident shows it has …