The Consumer Product Safety Commission has directed people to destroy information it says it inadvertently gave them, but some have refused.
Writer: Eli Wolfe
A safety standard created by the lawn mower industry hasn't stopped riding mowers from backing over and seriously injuring small children.
887 workers were killed in falls in 2017, the highest number reported by the government in nearly 30 years.
Federal officials concede that the death toll is an undercount. Fatalities involving some trail machines are not included.
When sued for withholding records, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has fared poorly in court.
Pesticides released by bug bombs can linger in homes for weeks at a time, which some researchers claim is a potential health risk
Agency won't require employers to routinely report detailed internal records of worker injuries or illnesses.
For years, truck drivers hauling billions of dollars of clothing, appliances and other consumer goods from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have complained about rampant wage law violations by the trucking firms that hire them. The alleged abuses include failing to pay minimum wages and overtime. But [...]
A fateful decision by Congress more than 40 years ago gives the sites unique immunity from safety oversight, even as hundreds of employees have been killed or seriously injured.