workplace

Mead Open To Higher Fines For Worker Deaths
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Matt Mead says more may need to be done to combat the state’s high workplace fatality rate. Mead told a meeting of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Industry Safety Alliance on Tuesday that new state workplace safety legislation might not be enough to reverse Wyomingg&#…
Wyoming Hires 7 Workplace Safety Employees
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has hired seven employees to do workplace safety checks with new funding from state lawmakers. The director of the Department of Workforce Services, Joan Evans, told the Associated Press that the new employees will work under the state branch of the Occupational Sa…
Wyoming Bill Would Pay For Vountary Work Inspections
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal aimed at increasing workplace safety in Wyoming would pay for five consultants to conduct voluntary inspections. The consultants wouldn’t be able to cite or fine employers if they found any problems. House Bill 89 won initial backing in the Senate on Mo…