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USPS settles OSHA case, agrees to improve worker protections

After an OSHA investigation found USPS electrical work violations, USPS agreed to agencywide changes in electrical work safety and training.

Tags: workforce , USPS , American Postal Workers Union , electrical safety , worker safety , Melissa Dawkins

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 01:07pm EDT

OSHA finds VA at fault for Calif. researcher death

Federal officials on Wednesday blamed unsafe working conditions and poor training for the death of a young Veterans Affairs medical center researcher in San Francisco who died after handling bacteria that causes meningitis.

Tags: VA

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 09:30pm EST

Navy cited by OSHA for mishandling toxic materials

OSHA inspectors found widespread contamination at the Coronado aircraft maintenance facility, including in areas where the 350 employees stored and consumed food.

Tags: Navy , DoD , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Friday - 09/07/2012, 08:02am EDT

OSHA suing Postal Service over whistleblower retaliation

Vincent Melehy, federal employment expert and an attorney with Melehy and Associates, joins The Federal Drive with Tom Temin to offer his analysis of the case.

Tags: Vincent Melehy , Labor , whistleblower , USPS , Federal Drive

Monday - 03/05/2012, 10:41am EST
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Labor demands USPS reform electrical safety

The request marks OSHA's first-ever call for enterprisewide changes. The department reprimands the Postal Service, calling their handling of the problem "irresponsible." USPS says they are a safe workplace, but vows to improve.

Tags: postal service , Labor , USPS , workplace safety , facilities , management , M. Patricia Smith , David Michaels , Rachel Stevens

Wednesday - 07/07/2010, 05:03pm EDT

Whistleblowers to gather on Capitol Hill

An upcoming conference features theme-based workshops led by prominent whistleblowers and good government organizations, a national security panel with star whistleblowers in the industry and more! Tom Devine with the Government Accountability Project has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , whistleblower , NTEU , POGO , AFGE , FLEOA , MSPB , Tom Devine , Government Accountability Project , Suzanne Kubota

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 10:31am EDT
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OSHA says stop texting behind the wheel

Because motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of worker fatalities, OSHA and DOT are teaming up to combat distracted driving. OSHA's David Michaels has details.

Tags: Federal Drive , DOL , DoT , management , texting while driving , distracted driving , David Michaels , Suzanne Kubota

Friday - 10/15/2010, 10:41am EDT
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Government slams DoL program to protect whistleblowers

The federal agency in charge of worker safety is not protecting whistleblowers from employer retaliation, ProPublica reports.

Tags: whistleblower , GAO , Dorobek Insider , Must Reads

Monday - 09/20/2010, 05:02pm EDT