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2 hrs ago | USA Today

United Airlines cited for workplace violations at Newark

Federal officials say United Airlines repeatedly put workers at Newark Liberty International Airport in danger of being injured by falls or by falling objects and other workplace hazards.

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Related Topix: Newark, NJ

6 hrs ago | Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

Repeat Violation Seen in Worker Death

A Montana roofing contractor faces $14,000 in federal fines for repeatedly failing to provide fall protection for a worker - this time, with fatal consequences.

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Related Topix: Missoula, MT, Florence, MT, Environmental Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Man burned in industrial accident released from hospital

John Wolfe III, 53, Lebanon, suffered critical injuries on July 10 while operating a machine containing highly pressurized air at Brentwood Industries, 2101 Lehman St., West Lebanon Township.

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Related Topix: Lebanon, PA, Lebanon County, PA, Reading, PA, Jonestown, PA

KTEN-TV Denison

OSHA issues citation, penalties in deadly Madill plant explosion

Bryan county has a population of just more than 42,000-- but from its casino to Southeastern Oklahoma State University -- it offers thousands of employment opportunities to Texomans.

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Related Topix: Madill, OK, Bryan County, OK, Environmental Law, Law, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Ardmore, OK

New York Daily News

A group of activist-workers has a message for Costco: "Stop supporting sweatshops."

The mostly Asian and Hispanic women want the retail giant to make some wholesale changes to its plastic purchasing practices.

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Related Topix: Manufacturing, Industrial Machines, Pactiv

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

5 Things to Know in Florida for July 25

A Florida judge says he's "extremely skeptical" about changing the state's congressional districts before the 2014 elections.

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Miami New Times

Miami Seaquarium Fined $7,000 For Letting Trainers Work With Lolita Unprotected

Animal activists are claiming a victory today after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration hit the Miami Seaquarium with a pretty heft fine for letting trainers work with Lolita the orca without proper safety precautions.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Northeast News

KCPD identify contractor who fell from US-24 Bridge

The Kansas City, Mo., Police Department has identified the man who died from an accidental fall off of the US-24 bridge.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

HAZMAT Magazine

A peek at Ruwac's new portable explosion-proof dust vacuums

Ruwac is also touting its NA35 Series portable vacuums, which can safely collect airborne combustive dusts, gases and smoke emitted during the manufacturing process.

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Lovell Chronicle Home Page

OSHA issues more fines against Western Sugar after investigation

The Western Sugar Cooperative has been hit with a new round of proposed fines stemming from the Jan. 4 death of Anfesa Marie Galaktionoff at the Lovell sugar factory and subsequent investigations.

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Occupational Safety and Health Admini...

OSHA, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, sign agreement strengthening protections for workers from coercion, retaliation

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have signed a memorandum of understanding to strengthen the coordination and cooperation between the agencies regarding the anti-retaliation provision of the Surface Transportation ... (more)

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OSHA issues new directive to keep communication tower workers safe

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has updated its Communications Tower directive regarding the use of hoist systems used to move workers to and from workstations on communication towers.

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WSTM-TV Syracuse

Crews called to fire at Mattydale business

There was an incident that took place inside a solvent petroleum service company building in Mattydale on Route 11. According to Phil Jakes-Johnson, the building where this occurred recycled glycol or used anti-freeze.

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Related Topix: Mattydale, NY, Fire, Entertainment

Packaging World

Intelligrated: a a E-learning modules provide training

Designed by OSHA-authorized and PMMI-certified instructors, Intelligrated's new I-Campus learning management system is an e-learning program covering occupational safety, Intelligrated equipment and general maintenance training.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

It's All 'Just Paperwork' Until Somebody Gets Hurt: Be...

"Help, there is an angry man waving a gun around in the lobby!" These are the kinds of words no employer wants to hear and can make all other concerns seem trivial in comparison.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Employment / Labor Law

ScienceBlogs

Not an "accident": Jose Alfredo Isagirrez-Mejia, 29...

Jose Alfredo Isagirrez-Mejia, 29, suffered fatal traumatic injuries on Monday, July 21 while working at a construction site in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Related Topix: Fort Lauderdale, FL, Environmental Law, Law

PaintSquare

Shipyard Hazards Draw $305K Fine

A Texas shipbuilder is facing its second federal safety case in nine months after inspectors recently found a range of hazards uncorrected from last fall.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

HR Magazine

North Dakota the Focus of OSHA's Newest Enforcement Program

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced an enforcement emphasis program to address worker safety in North Dakota's oil and gas and construction industries, which have some of the nation's highest worker fatality rates, at nearly six times the national average.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Painting/Wallcovering Contractor

8 Companies Cited after Fatality

Eight Texas contractors face $53,480 in combined fines after a worker died from a 29-foot fall on a construction site in Canyon Lake, TX.

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Related Topix: Canyon Lake, TX, Environmental Law, Law

Customer Interaction Solutions

Imprint Comfort Mats Announces New Products

Scottsdale, AZ July 23, 2014 At Sublime Marketing Group, we design and manufacture Imprint Comfort Mats.

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Related Topix: Marketing

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