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6 hrs ago | Coshocton Tribune

Electrical safety training offered

Jerry Bennett, an authorized OSHA 502 outreach trainer, will lead. Cost is $200 a person.

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10 hrs ago | ConWebBlog

WND's Unruh Misleads, Hides Facts on Montana Ammo Plant Raid

When you read a Bob Unruh article, experience shows that you have to ask yourself the question: "What relevant information is Unruh leaving out?" That happens yet again in an April 16 WorldNetDaily article : Critics of the way federal agencies in Montana handled a recent raid on a company that recycles brass for ammunition are calling for an ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bozeman, MT, Environmental Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

12 hrs ago | Free Republic

Mosque Doubles as Bomb Factory, Until Accident - Taliban Leader Among 5 Dead Rebels in Explosion

A local Taliban commander was among five militants killed following an explosion inside a mosque in eastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Afghanistan, World News, Asia

14 hrs ago | Darien News-Review

A Metro-North train crosses the Saugatuck River bridge, in Westport, Conn., Jan. 2, 2014.

Police divers search the Saugatuck River beneath the railroad bridge Monday for evidence in the investigation into the death of Annette L. White.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT

19 hrs ago | SeacoastOnline

Helping to create a safe workplace

Keeping people healthy on the job is the top priority at Occupational Health Services of Portsmouth Regional Hospital at Pease International Tradeport.

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Related Topix: Portsmouth, NH, Environmental Law, Law, Drug Testing

23 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal

Stephanie Angel: Pointed questions lead to great work

Quality journalism doesn't happen by accident. It take a curious reporter to ask pointed questions when things just don't add up.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Commercial Dispatch

Settlement brings new hope for Kerr-McGee cleanup

Maranatha Faith Center Pastor Steve Jamison sees the $5.15 billion settlement from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as a major turning point in the 15-year fight his East Columbus church has led to remediate the contamination from the Kerr-McGee site and protect the safety of those who live near it.

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Related Topix: Anadarko Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environment, Science, Columbus, MS

VDARE

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez Profiling Southern White Employers

Alabama representative Martha Roby, a Republican from Montgomery, is concerned that the U.S. Department of Labor is targeting Southern vehicle and auto-parts manufacturers because of their failure to unionize.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Martha Roby, Prison, January

ABC News

Tenn. Ammunition Plant Explosion Ruled Accidental

A preliminary investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has determined that a deadly explosion at a Tennessee ammunition plant was accidental.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Tennessee Government, Tennessee, US News, ATF

The Oregonian

Columbia River Crossing; Portland rent cost; OSHA fines Port of Portland: Top 10 Oregon business stories

A six-part series of infographics comparing rent cost in Portland's neighborhoods, broken down by six city sectors.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Agriculture, Science

US Pharmacist

Management of Occupational Exposure to HIV

ABSTRACT: Over 5 million workers are at risk for occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including HIV.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

Samoa News

Service for fisherman held as USCG...

A memorial service was held last night for the Filipino fisherman killed on aboard a locally based fishing vessel last month while the U.S. Coast Guard investigation into the accident is being finalized.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Boat Disaster

Fri Apr 18, 2014

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

KXLY-TV Spokane

OSHA finds mutliple safety violations at Purina plant

The industrial accident that cost a Spokane man his leg has triggered thousands of dollars in fines for alleged safety violations at the Purina mill.

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

SFBay

State fines BART for workers' track deaths

California's workplace safety agency issued citations totaling $210,000 to BART for violations in connection with an incident last October when a BART train struck and killed two workers.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

East Bay Express

Friday Must Reads: Cal-OSHA Fines BART for Worker Deaths During...

Cal-OSHA noted that a BART manager who was training another non-union employee to drive trains during the strike was seated in a passenger car and could not even see the track when the train struck and killed the two workers.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Train Disaster

Patch.com

County DA Plans to Beef Up Enforcement of Environmental and Workplace Safety

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Thursday a program aimed at beefing up enforcement of environmental and workplace safety laws.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Environmental Law, Law

The Hill

AFL-CIO: 'So little' done in year since Texas explosion

CIO President Richard Trumka said Thursday that not enough has been done to protect workers in the wake of a deadly chemical plant explosion in West, Texas, last year.

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Related Topix: Texas, Explosion, West, TX

Thu Apr 17, 2014

JD Supra

OSHA Update: Aggressive OSHA Enforcement and 'OSHA Jail'

OSHA has proposed its budget for fiscal year 2015 and there are already many contentious positions being taken regarding what had been hailed as overly aggressive enforcement positions by OSHA.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

Vineyard Gazette Online

OSHA Visits Hospital Following Isolated Carbon Monoxide Incident

A representative from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration visited the Martha's Vineyard Hospital last week following the detection of high counts of carbon monoxide in the boiler room in late March.

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