There's a plague outside, but some states think it's urgently necessary for people to go to work.
Only health care facilities and select other employers will have to figure out if infections happened at work. Safety advocates are beside themselves.
Labor groups are pressing for an emergency infectious disease standard to protect workers more likely to be exposed to the virus.
The Chemical Safety Board said it doesn't want to appear as if it's blaming anyone for fatalities. Safety advocates are demanding the agency name names.
State officials had said the Tesoro Anacortes refinery explosion was the oil company's fault.
This one would put job-related injury and illness records online.
The Obama rule would limit construction workers' exposure to cancer-causing dust. But now it's in limbo.
Republicans just repealed a major safety regulation issued by former President Barack Obama.
And it could have long-term consequences.
By Beth Daley, Martha Bebinger and Colby Burdick This story was produced in collaboration with WBUR Public Radio and The