workplace violations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Labor Group Blasts Wyoming’s Workplace Safety Record http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/labor-group-blasts-wyoming-s-workplace-safety-record <p>The AFL-CIO, a coalition group of labor unions, has released a report blasting industry for failing to make workplaces safer, especially in oil and gas. &nbsp;Wyoming has ranked as one of the five most deadly states to work in for the last ten years. &nbsp;In 2012, only North Dakota had more workplace fatalities. &nbsp;Kim Floyd, Executive Secretary for the Wyoming chapter of the AFL-CIO says it has a lot to do with the focus of both states’ economies.<br /> Sat, 17 May 2014 00:21:37 +0000 Melodie Edwards 58427 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Labor Group Blasts Wyoming’s Workplace Safety Record Sinclair fire the result of failure to train workers and other workplace violations, OSHA finds http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sinclair-fire-result-failure-train-workers-and-other-workplace-violations-osha-finds <p>The Sinclair Refinery near Rawlins has had four fires or explosions since May, and Wyoming’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has been investigating what went wrong. OSHA has completed its investigation into one of the incidents. It was a fire on May 25, which injured two workers. Wyoming OSHA Administrator John Ysebaert joins us to talk about what they found. He says one of the main problems is that Sinclair wasn’t properly training its workers.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 21:49:29 +0000 Willow Belden 30758 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sinclair fire the result of failure to train workers and other workplace violations, OSHA finds