On October 20, 1969, a construction worker named Clarence Borel filed suit against eleven companies for asbestos exposure. This key moment in the movement against asbestos is a way to.
This undated photo provided by Panda Bear Films/Latino Public Broadcasting shows stands outside a Dallas construction site. "Building the American Dream," a new VOCES/PBS documentary scheduled to air on most.
Often, even with unions, one of the only ways to see real improvements in workplace conditions, especially health and safety, is in response to a disaster. For example, maybe the.
You have all heard by now about Alec Baldwin accidentally shooting the director and cinematographer on the set of his current movie project, killing the latter. Turns out this is.
With fire season upon us and the now annual plumes of smoke everywhere, pouring into our lungs and making us forget what summer in the Northwest used to be like,.
On July 2, 1888, the London matchgirl strike began. In the pantheon of dangerous work, we probably don't often think of making matches. To some extent, this is because the.
On May 16, 1910, the federal government created the U.S. Bureau of Mines to investigate the terrible conditions that killed thousands of miners a year and to attempt to regulate.
Today is the 50th anniversary of OSHA. For years, it has not been a functional agency, the ultimate example of corporate capture and budget cuts. In 2013, it would have.