Scott Ketcham -
Fatalities related to fall hazards are far too common, particularly in the construction industry, where 351 workers died after falling at construction worksites in 2020, and many more were seriously injured. Fortunately, the hazards can be avoided, and employers can prevent falls with three simple steps.
Scott Ketcham -
Improving the FECA Claims Process for Federal Firefighters with Cancer, Heart and Lung Diseases
Christopher J. Godfrey -
The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs announced policy changes aimed at streamlining claims processing for federal firefighters with certain occupational illnesses.
Own a Small Business? We’re Here to Help
Doug Parker, Ali Khawar, Raj Nayak -
The U.S. Department of Labor is proud to support the Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Week. We help connect small businesses to apprenticeship and skills training programs, workplace safety and health resources, wage and hour guidance, health care and retirement planning, employment resources for people with disabilities—and much more.
Hurricane Season Is Coming -- Prepare Now to Keep Your Workers Safe
Lee Anne Jillings -
Hurricane season is coming, and the time to prepare is now. Here are five steps employers can take to protect their workers before hurricane season kicks off.
HBCUs as a Path to Public Service
Office of Public Affairs -
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have created pathways of opportunity for generations of professionals. We spoke with several of our colleagues about how their college experience laid the groundwork for a career at the Department of Labor.
Outlook and Wages for Occupations Associated with Disaster Relief
Bureau of Labor Statistics -
For National Hurricane Preparedness Week, we are highlighting 10 occupations in which workers may help before, during or after catastrophic events.
Workers Memorial Day: A Day to Reflect, Mourn and Commit
Doug Parker -
Today is Workers Memorial Day. We honor those who lost their lives on the job and we recommit ourselves to preventing more loss of life. No one should ever have to die simply because they went to work and did their job.
Honoring Those We’ve Lost, Committing to Safer Workplaces
Secretary Marty Walsh -
On Workers Memorial Day, I think about many people that I’ve known who got hurt, sick, or lost their lives on the job.