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10 min ago | Norwalk Reflector

OSHA cites Ohio Lowe's for repeat electrical hazards

Popular home improvement chain Lowe's Cos. Inc. has been cited for five repeat and one serious safety violation for exposing workers to electrical hazards and failing to provide information on respiratory protection to employees at its Zanesville store.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Columbus, OH

1 hr ago | Occupational Safety and Health Admini...

OSHA schedules meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration will hold a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health Aug. 19-20, 2014, in Washington, D.C. The Longshoring and Shipyard work groups will meet August 19 and the full committee will meet August 20. The MACOSH agenda will include discussions on surface preparation ... (more)

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2 hrs ago | The Dam Station

International Nutrition Responds To OSHA Report

Federal investigators say nine overloaded storage bins on the roof of an Omaha livestock feed manufacturer's plant caused three floors to collapse in January, killing two people.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

6 hrs ago | JD Supra

Food Safety Whistleblower Regulations on the Way

Otto von Bismarck once said, "Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made."

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

10 hrs ago | PaintSquare

Abrasive Blasting Draws 17 Citations

Allegations of worker overexposure to lead and silica as well as other health hazards have landed a Connecticut abrasive blasting contractor in trouble with federal authorities.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Mon Jul 21, 2014

PennLive.com

Debris removal from Steelton church collapse to resume

Debris remains July 21 from demolition of a church that partially collapsed June 21 in the 200 block of Lincoln Street, Steelton.

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Plunderbund

Dept Of Labor Fines Three Ohio Companies For Worker Safety, Health Violations

The Consumer News and Business Channel, which went live in 1991, is a network dedicated to promoting business, especially the CEO stars de jour.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Law, Employment / Labor Law, Environmental Law

State of Michigan

MIOSHA Invites Employers and Workers to Share a Cup of Coffee and...

July 21, 2014 The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is holding a "Coffee with MIOSHA" information session to promote the benefits of workplace safety and health in protecting workers and improving the business bottom line.

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Heavy Duty Trucking

Farmer Cooperative Cited, Fined by OSHA for Truck Driver Death

Following the death of a truck driver at Midwest Farmers Cooperative's grain handling facility in Tecumseh, Neb., the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited the company for 12 serious safety violations and proposed $62,101 in penalties.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Tecumseh, NE, Employment / Labor Law, Truckers

WOWT-TV Omaha

OSHA Releases Cause Of International Nutrition Building Collapse

Six months after a building collapse, that killed two employees and injured 17, WOWT 6 News now knows what caused it.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

NorthJersey.com

Safety questioned at Forever 21 in Wayne

Fashion retail chain Forever 21 is for the third time facing fines from the federal workplace safety agency for "serious safety hazards" endured by employees at one of its North Jersey stores.

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Electrical Construction and Maintenance

EC&M's Electrical Trivia Challenge 4: Focus on Safety

7. Workers injured on the job from exposure to hazardous energy lose an average of ____ days of work to recuperate.

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PaintSquare

Company Cited After Two Fatalities

An Alabama construction company faces $54,500 in proposed penalties after two workers were killed in falls from an interstate bridge project in January.

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Related Topix: Bessemer, AL, Environmental Law, Law

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newberry Observer

Beat the heat

Those words were a part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's 2013 campaign to prevent heat illness in workers.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Times Herald

Marine City employee dies after medical emergency on the job

A Marine City Department of Public Works employee died after having a medical emergency on the job Sunday.

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Related Topix: Marine City, MI, Medicine, Hospital Administration, St John River District Hospital, Healthcare Industry

County 10 News

Wyoming OSHA Proposes $194,000 in Fines to Western Sugar Cooperative

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Denver-based Western Sugar Cooperative for a total of 39 violations stemming from follow-up inspections at its Torrington and Lovell facilities.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Lovell, WY, Torrington, WY

AME Info

ALBA wins top USA Safety Award

Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. , a leading aluminium producer in the Middle East, recently granted the 2014 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award run by the National Safety Council - USA.

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Related Topix: Bahrain, World News, Middle East

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xenia Daily Gazette

Sidney facility cited for false sta...

The Sidney plant of Formed Fiber Technologies LLC has been issued 14 safety citations, including willful and repeat citations, as well as a notice of failure to abate with proposed fines totaling $816,500 after the company reportedly provided false documentation and made false representations claiming that previously cited dangers had been ... (more)

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

Norwalk Reflector

Company fined $50,820 for repeat and serious safety violations

Miami Valley Polishing has been cited for continuing to expose workers to excessive noise levels at its Piqua metal polishing plant following a January 2014 inspection.

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

Marietta Times

W.V. water company deserves stiffer fine

Federal officials sometimes seem overly eager to enforce some laws and regulations, at times inventing new ones to fit their own ideological agendas.

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