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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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Switched

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.

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

KHGI

Company to Contest Citations from OSHA for Omaha Plant Collapse

International Nutrition Inc. says it will contest citations issued by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration over the January collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees and injured several others.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Manufacturing.net

Company To Fight Penalties In Omaha Plant Collapse

A livestock feed company intends to contest citations and proposed penalties issued by federal safety regulators after the collapse of an Omaha plant that killed two employees.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

The Des Moines Register

More cell antennas coming to Pleasant Hill park

A telecommunications company has been cleared to install new equipment on top of the Sunrise Park water tower in Pleasant Hill.

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Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless, Cellphones

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Coroner: Omega Protein victim died from head trauma

The man killed in Monday's explosion at Omega Protein died from a head trauma injury, according to Jackson County Coroner Vicki Broadus.

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Related Topix: Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Metal, Coroner, Explosion

Sunherald.com

Port facing space problems

Company officials with Great River Industries, formerly Enersteel, and Natchez Railway met with members of the board of supervisors and the port commission recently to discuss several issues.

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News Times

Riverview Road bridge set to resume

Work is commencing on replacement of Riverview Road bridge in the Gaylordsville section of New Milford after a brief delay.

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Related Topix: Gaylordsville, CT

Tue Jul 29, 2014

OregonLive.com

Gresham plumbing company doesn't plan to fight state fines from Cedar Hills trench collapse

A Gresham plumbing company says it won't appeal a $5,600 penalty levied by the state in connection with a trench collapse that injured one of their workers in March .

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Related Topix: Cedar Hills, OR, Environmental Law, Law

Control Design

Littelfuse Survey Reveals Arc-Flash Mitigation Is a Priority for Electrical Safety

A recent survey conducted by Littelfuse, Inc. reveals that arc-flash safety is a priority among plant professionals.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Littelfuse

The Detroit News

Ocean Spray worker dies in fall through skylight

Henderson, Nev. -- Authorities say a Nevada man is dead after falling through a skylight at the Ocean Spray fruit juice distribution center where he worked.

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Related Topix: Henderson, NV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Freedom Industries Pays $11,000 Fine In Chemical Spill

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A company that spilled chemicals into West Virginia's largest water supply has paid an $11,000 fine for a pair of violations.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Spill, Kanawha County, WV

Electrical Construction and Maintenance

Code-Compliant Equipment Labeling

These labels were provided by the equipment manufacturer and field marked by the installer.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Boston.com

Pressure mounting on Market Basket

With a multibillion-dollar supermarket empire hanging in the balance, the Market Basket board of directors met Monday to again consider a buyout offer from Arthur T. Demoulas but agreed only to continue negotiating, according to a person briefed on the discussions.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Journal

Power line mishap near Fairfax claims life

The Renville County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call at 8:43 a.m. Monday about an accident at a power line work site northeast of Fairfax.

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Related Topix: Renville County, MN, Fairfax, MN

LA Daily News

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once again

After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn't quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking state regulatory job in California.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, El Cerrito, CA, University of Chicago

NewsOn6 Tulsa

OSHA Investigates Mowing Accident That Electrocuted Nowata Man

A 66-year-old Nowata man was electrocuted after a mowing accident in Bartlesville.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Nowata, OK, Bartlesville, OK

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Mobile man killed in Omega Protein explosion; 3 injured

Jerry Lee Taylor, 25, of Mobile, Alabama was killed Monday morning after an explosion at the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point.

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Related Topix: Food, Livestock, Omega Protein Corporation, Explosion, Mobile, AL

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