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Jurupa ValleyJURUPA VALLEY: California fines NFI for unsafe conditions

The state has issued a fine of more than $300,000 against a distribution center operator because the company did not correct safety violations at its Jurupa Valley facility, according to a recent statement.


Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Kos

The blame game Texas style

Tell me if you have heard this one before. An industry endangers the public because their products are dangerous to produce, store, transport, or use.


Related Topix: Texas, Fire, Chemicals, CF Industries, Train Disaster


Final USDA poultry rule: Line speeds stay the same, but no word from...

For 17 years, Salvadora Roman deboned chickens on the processing line at Wayne Farms in Decatur, Alabama.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Environmental Law, Law


Ocean Spray expresses 'great sadness' over Nevada death

Ocean Spray has confirmed to that an employee died following a fatal accident at a fruit juice distribution center in Nevada, United States.


Related Topix: Henderson, NV, Environmental Law, Law

Potomac Local

Updated: Dangerous Ammonia Levels inside Ice Center Drop, Ice Center Reopening

General Manager Bill Hutzler said the process to remove all traces of ammonia from the ice rinks has been a long but successful one.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

News9 Oklahoma City

OK Company Cited For Fatal Cell Tower Collapse

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it cited S and S Communication Specialists Inc. for two serious violations stemming from the February incident at Clarksburg.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

Northwest Florida Daily News

CHELCO linemen are playing it safe

CHELCO's line crews are now using upgraded safety restraints to prevent falls from wooden poles.


San Jose Mercury News

Magid: Tips on setting up a home office

I recently set up a new home office, which not only involved countless trips to Ikea, but also having to deal with ergonomics -- something I hadn't thought much about since the last time I set up an office.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Business News


Analytical Systems Int'l. KECO Announces Release of New Process Analyzer

Analytical Systems Int'l. KECO , a Houston-based gas refining, manufacturing and transporting processes analysis firm, recently released the 205 H2S in Crude Oil Analyzer , a process analyzer that will quantify the amount of Hydrogen Sulfide content in crude oil and other liquids.


Related Topix: Business News

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Welder Killed in Storage Tank Explosion

One worker is dead and three are injured after a storage tank exploded during welding work at a fish processing plant in Mississippi, authorities say.


Related Topix: Explosion, Moss Point, MS, Environmental Law, Law

West Virginia Metro

Company cited for February tower collapse in Harrison County

An Oklahoma company has been cited for two safety violations following the deaths of three people who were killed when a cell tower collapsed in Harrison County in February.


Related Topix: Harrison County, WV, Clarksburg, WV

HAZMAT Magazine

EPA looks for feedback on 'Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security'

The Environmental Protection Agency has published a Request for Information to seek public comment on potential revisions to its Risk Management Program regulations and related programs.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Crain's Cleveland Business

OSHA cites Packaging Corporation of America's Akron plant for eight alleged safety violations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Packaging Corporation of America for eight alleged safety violations, including what it called amputation hazards, at its Akron plant.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Packaging Corporation Of America, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Akron, OH, Employment / Labor Law, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

WBEN-AM Buffalo

Tonawanda Coke Fined for January Explosion

Tonawanda Coke Corp. and Kirchner LLC face a total of $161,100 in fines from OSHA after a January explosion at the 3875 River Road plant in Tonawanda.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Explosion, Environmental Law, Law


Lobbyists Bidding to Block Government Regs Set Sights on Secretive White House Office

When Washington lobbyists fail to derail regulations proposed by federal agencies, they often find a receptive ear within the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, an arm of the White House Office of Management and Budget that conducts much of its business in secret.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Job fair being held Thurs. for Home Goods

The Georgia Department of Labor will help Home Goods recruit workers for a new distribution center in Jefferson Thursday, July 31. The recruitments will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jefferson Civic Center, 65 Kissam St. The company is recruiting an operations manager, human resources supervisor, a training specialist, a systems support ... (more)


Don't Wait Until an Accident Happen To Be Safe

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration states employers are responsible to provide a workplace free from recognized hazards that would cause harm to employees and could result in accidents, injury or death.


Related Topix: Train Disaster, Environmental Law, Law

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

Man dies in FSU construction accident

A subcontractor died following a construction site accident at Florida State University's campus Monday.


Related Topix: Florida State University, Criminal Defense Law, Law

JD Supra

Protecting Workers From Heat Stress

Did you know that an employer's "duty to provide a safe workplace" under OSHA includes protecting employees from illness caused by heat stress? Heat stroke, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat rash are just some of the dangers posed to employees during extreme heat or in direct sunlight.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law


Obama Expected To Sign Executive Order On Federal Contractor Workplace Conditions

President Barack Obama is expected to issue an executive order on Thursday seeking enhanced workplace conditions and rights for federal contract workers, three separate sources have told The Huffington Post.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Hillary Clinton