workplace safety

Why are North Dakota's oilfields so dangerous?

Oct 3, 2014
Inside Energy traveled to Williston, the heart of the oil boom, to get answers.
Posted In: crude oil, North Dakota, workplace safety

U.S. suspends Bangladesh trade benefits

Jun 28, 2013
The U.S. is suspending its trade benefits for Bangladesh. The Obama administration said the country has not moved quickly enough to address workplace safety following an eight-story factory collapse that killed over 1,000 workers.
Posted In: Bangladesh, labor, workplace safety, manufacturing

Retailers around the world react to Bangladesh fire

May 15, 2013
After last month's collapse at a garment factory, retailers around the world are responding in different ways.
Posted In: Bangladesh, foreign workers, workplace safety, Retail

Harley-Davidson pulls the plug on factory floor music

Mar 6, 2013
Harley-Davidson factories no longer allow music on the assembly line, due to safety concerns.
Posted In: factory, workplace safety

Preparing for emergencies at the workplace

Apr 13, 2012
A new survey reveals that more than half of all businesses aren't concerned about or prepared for possible disasters. Here are some ways to prepare.
Posted In: workplace, workplace safety, natural disasters

Sitting at work bad for your health?

Oct 18, 2010
This final note today... We've got a couple of people around the Marketplace office who've got those standing desks. You know, the ones that are ...
Posted In: ergonomics, workplace safety