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Oil Spill Likely to Lead to Future Workers’ Compensation Claims
Posted on 16 Jun 2010 by Keith Lee, Esq.

On April 20, 2010, Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded, leading to 1.3 million gallons of crude oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico per day. By comparison, the Exxon/Valdez spill, which has long been considered the worst environmental... Read More

US DoL Focuses on Workers' Safety as Oil Cleanup Activities Ramps Up
Posted on 4 May 2010 by workerscompensation.com

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels is in Louisiana today with a team of experienced hazardous materials professionals leading an effort to ensure that oil spill cleanup... Read More

House Committee Holds Hearing to Discuss BP Oil Spill Worker Safety
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Workers' Comp Law Newsroom Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - On Wednesday the House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing to discuss worker safety in the oil industry, with much of the testimony focused on safety in the oil spill cleanup industry. The head of OSHA says he doesn't trust... Read More