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1 hr ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Williams Olefins LLC in Geismar was cited for six process safety management standard violations by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration after an explosion in June killed two workers and injured 80 people.
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1 hr ago | The Advocate
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed $99,000 in fines against Williams Olefins for a June fire and explosion in Ascension Parish that killed two workers and injured 80. The workplace safety regulator cited Williams for six process safety management standard violations, including one willful, the agency said in a news ... (more)
1 hr ago | HR Magazine
Such a program "involves planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving processes and activities that promote worker safety and health," the agency said.
5 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Federal labor officials have accused an automotive metal forging company in Plantsville of health and safety violations involving electrical hazards and inadequate training and safe work procedures.
5 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
A forging plant partly destroyed by fire in the summer of 2012 has been cited for 16 serious health and safety violations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Wednesday.
5 hrs ago | JD Supra
The process of filing whistleblower complaints just became a lot easier. On December 5, 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Health and Safety Administration launched a new system that will allow workers to file whistleblower retaliation complaints online.
6 hrs ago | JD Supra
On November 8, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor proposed a new rule which, if adopted, will require employers to electronically report injury and illness data on a quarterly basis.
9 hrs ago | Patch.com
Both the Tredyfrin and Easttown Police Departments spent much of Tuesday morning responding to numerous minor accidents during the snow storm.
An Illinois railroad faces $110,500 in proposed penalties after allegedly exposing workers to lead-paint hazards during bridge demolition work in Chicago.
Fertilizer retailers in the United States should expect more scrutiny from the federal government in the wake of the April explosion that killed 15 people and injured hundreds in West, Texas, an expert said Tuesday.
A Philadelphia-area business owner is refusing to allow the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to inspect his plant without a warrant.
During and since the two-week government shutdown, there has been a lot of analysis from across the political spectrum.
Safety products: Graphic Products, a provider of workplace labeling and signage , has released OSHA's top 10 safety violations for 2013, along with visual communications ideas for bolstering safety for 2014.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A local roofing company is facing more than $48,000 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
GE Aviation in Terre Haute has earned the Voluntary Protection Program Merit Certification for implementing safety systems that identify, evaluate, prevent and control occupational hazards to prevent employee injuries and illnesses.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is pushing to post employers' workplace injury records online for easy public examination.
An oil refinery in Churchill County where an explosion critically injured a worker on Monday has long been a source of resident complaints and briefly closed down in 2007 following a government inspection.