Posts Tagged ‘occupational hazard’

May
2014
13

REPORT: Less Than 1% of NY’s Workplaces Were Inspected by OSHA Last Year

REPORT: Less Than 1% of NY's Workplaces Were Inspected by OSHA Last Year
  A new report from Public Citizen shows that New York lost $10.9 billion between 2010 and 2012 due to occupational injuries.  An even more alarming figure is OSHA’s budget for fiscal year 2012: $583 million, or $4 for each U.S. worker.   Underfunding saddles OSHA with a nearly impossible task. There are 115 inspectors ...