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6 hrs ago | Milford Mirror

Ralph Nader will discuss latest book at Barnes and Noble

Ralph Nader will speak about his recently released book Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State at Barnes and Noble in Milford on Saturday, July 26 at 5 p.m. Nader will also answer questions from the audience and sign copies of his books purchased in the store in advance or at the event.

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Related Topix: Milford, CT, Environmental Law, Law

10 hrs ago | Metal Center News

1-2011 Business Topics

By Dr. Judy Agnew , senior vice president of safety solutions at Aubrey Daniels International and a leading authority in the field of behavioral safety and performance management.

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Related Topix: Opinion

14 hrs ago | The News Item

Shamokin Filler loses appeal on MSHA jurisdiction

A panel of circuit court judges Friday denied an appeal by the Shamokin Filler Co.

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Related Topix: Shamokin, PA, Environmental Law, Law

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Workzone: Agency building safety at construction sites

The accidents occurred at an East Deer moving company and at a hotel construction site in East Liberty.

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Related Topix: Pittsburgh, PA, Environmental Law, Law, Construction

Farmington Daily Times

Letter: Thank you OSHA.

With the help of three young ladies doing community service, I was able to do a big clean up on my property.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Times-Picayune

Lawnmower inspection hoax had many New Yorkers outraged

Many New York residents became incensed recently due to a Facebook message saying citizens would soon have to register their lawnmowers with the state every year at a cost of $10 annually.

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Related Topix: New York

FireHouse.com

Worker Killed in Ceiling Collapse in Texas...

About a quarter of the steel and concrete floor of a second story fell, said Haltom City Fire Marshal Fred Napp.

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Related Topix: Haltom City, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Philly.com

Casey calls for scrutiny of temp-worker fatalities

U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey called Friday for more scrutiny of temporary worker fatalities, citing a man's death at a Bucks County sugar plant last year.

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Related Topix: Bucks County, PA, Environmental Law, Law

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Samoa News

OSHA announces alternative dispute...

WASHINGTON D.C The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching an alternative dispute resolution pilot program for complaints filed with OSHA's Whistleblower Protection Program.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel

The Modesto Bee

No, New York isn't forcing lawn mower registration

A hoax spreading online this week has some residents thinking they'll be forced to register their mowers and haul them in for annual inspections just like a car.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Weird

The Orange County Register

Former Knott's ride breaks down again at its new home in Missouri

Riders on the Windseeker ride at Knott's Berry Farm get stuck on Sept. 19, 2012.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, Recreation, Cedar Fair LP

North Kitsap Herald

It's going to be a hot weekend

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of Puget Sound, including North Kitsap, from July 12, 11 a.m., to July 14, 6 a.m. - "Take extra precaution if you work or spend time outside.

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Related Topix: Weather

Electrical Construction and Maintenance

OSHA Follow-up Inspection Finds Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. Still Violating Safety Standards

After a follow-up inspection that began in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. for failing to correct previously cited serious safety violations found at the kosher poultry processing facility in Birdsboro.

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

The Jersey Journal

Johnson Matthey explosion in West Deptford caused no fire, official says

WEST DEPTFORD TWP. - A small explosion at the Johnson Matthey plant on Nolte Drive did not cause a fire, plant General Manager Robert Bullen-Smith announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Mining, Johnson Matthey, Deptford, NJ, West Deptford, NJ, Environmental Law, Law

Chattanoogan.com

GDOL To Help Roper Recruit Workers For Walker County Plant In LaFaytette

The Georgia Department of Labor will hold a job expo in Summerville next week to help Roper Corporation, a division of GE, fill about 90 manufacturing jobs at its facility in LaFayette.

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Related Topix: Summerville, GA, Chattooga County, GA

Ag Professional

Investigator shares discoveries from West Fertilizer

A fertilizer plant surrounded by homes, schools, and a hospital. A chemical tank that was externally examined but not drained of liquid for a more thorough inspection.

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Related Topix: Explosion, West, TX, Environmental Law, Law

Channel3000

Fall from scaffolding injures construction worker

Madison Fire Department spokeswoman Bernadette Galvez said the construction worker fell 40 to 50 feet at about 1:30 p.m. at 425 W. Washington Ave. Galvez said it wasn't clear if the man was conscious when he was taken to UW Hospital with injures considered "level one" trauma.

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Milling Journal

OSHA Cites Sabina Farmers Exchange (OH) For Exposing Workers to Grain Bin Entrapment Danger

Sabina, OH-Three employees of Sabina Farmers Exchange Inc. in Wilmington were found working inside a grain storage bin while a mechanical sweep auger, a machine used to push grain remaining at the bottom of a storage bin toward the bin's opening, was operating.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Sabina, OH

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ScienceBlogs

Not an "accident": Chandler Warren suffers fatal...

Chandler Warren, 19, suffered fatal traumatic injuries on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 while working at FedEx's World Hub in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

ProPublica

Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar

In a letter to OSHA, U.S. Senator Robert Casey asks whether the agency has the tools to ensure that temp workers are protected in the workplace.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey, Fairless Hills, PA, Train Disaster

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