In safety news:

A corporate research project at GoodJobsFirst.org has published a searchable “Violation Tracker” for companies with the most environmental health and safety violations, foreshadowing a much-feared but as yet indefinite move by OSHA to post employers’ injury records online. The Violation Tracker quantifies the value of a company’s safety record by adding up state and federal EHS (OSHA, EPA, local enforcement , etc.) fines, plus the cost of supplementary environmental projects performed under settlement agreements. BP is far and away the leader in overall EHS violations (at $25,394,091,789) and in OSHA violations alone, (at $63,860,860) likely due to the steep consequences of Deepwater Horizon.

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