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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

New York Daily News

United AIrlines fined over repeated OSHA violations

Federal occupational health and safety authorities slapped United Airlines with 16 citations and proposed penalties of up to $101,300 Tuesday for repeated violations at Newark Airport.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

State of Maine

Department of Labor Offering Recordkeeping Class for Employers in Westbrook on August 14

The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Standards is taking its no-charge injury-recordkeeping course for employers on the road to Cumberland County in August.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Cumberland County, ME, Small Business, Personal Finance, Environmental Law

Examiner.com

Why Are Employment Laws More Important Now Than Ever Before?

If your not familiar with the following terms, FSLA, OSHA, and EEOC , you need to thank liberals in Washington D.C. and through out the past 70 years.

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BBC News

Call for greater silica safeguards

Hundreds of thousands of workers are put at risk and 1,000 could die every year due to exposure to harmful workplace dust, according to a new study from the University of Stirling.

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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

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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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

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

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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