After Texas Explosion, Worker Safety More Urgent Than Ever

On Wednesday night, a Texas fertilizer plant exploded, killing an unknown number of people and injuring over one hundred.

While it is too early to say whether any particular policy or procedure could have prevented this tragedy, it does highlight the urgent importance of strengthening workplace safety.

We blogged last week about our support of the Protecting America’s Workers Act (PAWA), and our outrage at Royale Comfort Seating maiming its employees; passing PAWA has only become more crucial.