Tag: Geological Survey

Mentor Sued for Sexual Harassment Blames Lack of Training for His Behavior

In a recent court case, a male scientist allegedly expressed his interest in having a sexual relationship with a female graduate student on numerous occasions while mentoring her on remote research excursions deep in the woods of Alaska. The student later sued him and the university where she was pursuing a doctorate degree, alleging hostile […]

Do You Train Workers Not to Shake When the Earth Quakes?

Because earthquakes can occur at any time of year and happen suddenly, without much if any time for advance preparation, having and practicing a plan is key to helping your workers stay safe. To raise awareness, OSHA has launched a new Earthquake Preparedness and Response page. According to OSHA, most earthquake-related injuries result from collapsing […]