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  1. Preventing Risk, Protecting People: Workplace Machinery ResponsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | F&M Magazine

    ... view) Machinery and machine guarding is one of the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) most cited violations year after year. In 2017, it was the eighth most frequently cited safety infraction on the list, with ...

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  2. Ohio Tool Manufacturer Faces $213K in OSHA Penalties for Amputation HazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Insurance Journal West

    ... hazards at the company's workplace. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited ArtiFlex Manufacturing for exposing workers at its Wooster location to amputation hazards after an employee suffered a ...

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  3. First Aid for Electric ShockRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Information Technology Blog

    Electricity, a major form of energy and one that we would have a hard time living without, is one of great danger if not handled carefully. The people most at risk are electricians that don't follow proper safety procedures.

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  4. OSHA Eases Injury Reporting RequirementsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Building Operating Management

    ... in institutional and commercial facilities. One recent action by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has addressed the steps organizations must take to ensure their facilities are compliant with federal safety issues. OSHA ...

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  5. ArtiFlex cited for federal workplace safety violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ... Manufacturing faces more than $200,000 in proposed fines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), which cited the company for safety violations after an employee at the Wooster plant suffered a partial finger amputation, ...

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  6. Breed blasts Muni chief over delays, background checks andRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... Shimmick Construction, the Oakland company in charge of repairing the tunnel, had been cited 39 times by Cal/OSHA for safety violations . The company did not mention those violations in pre-bidding documents filed with the SFMTA. Breed had other ...

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  7. Forget the worst and remember the bestRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Southwest Times

    ... to make sure they meet the fire codes. "We usually help those businesses and industries out a lot by saving a lot on OSHA fines," he explained. "So if we find safety hazards and correct them, it doesn't cost them anything. If OSHA comes in, a lot of ...

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  8. MIOSHA, Michigan Green Industry Association Renew Alliance to Advance Workplace SafetyRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | State of Michigan

    Media Contact: LARA Communications 517-373-9280 Email: mediainfo@michigan.gov August 17, 2018 - The Michigan Green Industry Association and Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration renewed an alliance agreement formalizing a mutual commitment to workplace safety and health. The MIOSHA program is a part of the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs .

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  9. Safety Tip of The Week ... Harvest Checklist Ideas For Entering Bins ... 8/20/18Read the original story

    Yesterday | Milling Journal

    First thing on your list should be looking up and reviewing the OSHA 1910.272 bin entry requirements from the Grain Handling Standard. Clear instructions on how to enter a bin and ensuring there are trained observers and employees for bin, tank, or silo entry.

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  10. The hostile patientRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2018 | RDH

    ... employer's responsibility to maintain a safe workplace, which includes safety from hostile patients. This falls under OSHA guidelines and includes employer obligations to prevent workplace violence. Here is a great link from a legal source on ...

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  11. Is The Aging Process The Same In Space?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes.com

    ... to far more radiation during their six months in space than they would be during six months on the ground. In fact, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) categorizes astronauts as radiation workers. An astronaut is allowed to be ...

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  12. Health, safety conference marks 30 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Daily Herald

    ... owners that may not have an EHS employee on staff. All business owners are required to know and comply with the OSHA and EPA regulations that apply to their business. The Chicagoland Safety Health and Environmental Conference is the place where ...

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  13. Ohio tool manufacturer fined $213,411 after employee suffers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Norwalk Reflector

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited ArtiFlex Manufacturing for exposing workers at its Wooster location to amputation hazards after an employee suffered a partial finger amputation. The ...

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  14. 4 FDNY sue over facial hair policy, claiming it is discriminatoryRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 18 | Newsday

    The firefighters have a condition in which they cannot shave with a razor without risking "significant pain, severe bumps, scarring, and deformities on the skin," the suit says. Four African-American firefighters have filed a federal lawsuit against the FDNY, claiming the department's facial hair policy unfairly discriminates against black men who have a skin condition and cannot be completely clean-shaven.

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  15. SF Mayor Breed & DPH Garcia Still Pushing Lennar Hunters Point Project 'It's Safe'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Indybay.org

    ... and Treasure Island. Mayor London Breed and DPH director Barbara Garcia are also aware of the criminal retaliation of OSHA health and safety whistleblowers and have colluded with the developers to cover up the massive corruption scandal. They also ...

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  16. Worker dead of injuries from Sedalia constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Sedalia Democrat

    ... said he presumed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened its own investigation into the death. OSHA's Kansas City office hasn't yet responded to the Democrat for confirmation. Nuria Martinez-Keel is the city reporter for the ...

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  17. One More Step Toward Agressive Enforcement of OSHA's Construction Silica Standard.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | jdsupra.com

    With no fanfare whatsoever, OSHA supposedly began enforcing the new Silica Standard on July 23. Compliance with most of the Standard's requirements actually began on June 23, 2018. However, in a memo issued by OSHA's Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Galen Blanton, OSHA's regional administrators were informed that for the first 30 days, OSHA was to assist employers that were making good-faith efforts to meet the new standard's requirements.

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  18. 3) Habitat for Humanity accident prompts OSHA investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    A Habitat for Humanity worksite accident is under Federal investigation after a woman was trapped under a giant forklift crane on Tuesday. For three days, work on the Lemmon Avenue Habitat for Humanity home has stopped after a forklift crane tipped ... trapping an employee for nearly 30 minutes causing serious life-threatening injuries.

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  19. Bailey v. American Phoenix IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 1 | FindLaw

    Before BRISCOE, HOLMES, and PHILLIPS, Circuit Judges.Jocco D. Bailey, Pro Se James R. Ward, Jackson Lewis, Overland Park, KS, for Defendant-Appellee In this employment case for retaliatory discharge, Jocco D. Bailey appeals pro se from a district court order that granted summary judgment to his employer, American Phoenix, Inc. . Exercising jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. A a 1291, we affirm.

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  20. One More Step Toward Agressive Enforcement of OSHA's Construction Silica Standard.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | JD Supra

    With no fanfare whatsoever, OSHA supposedly began enforcing the new Silica Standard on July 23. Compliance with most of the Standard's requirements actually began on June 23, 2018. However, in a memo issued by OSHA's Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Galen Blanton, OSHA's regional administrators were informed that for the first 30 days, OSHA was to assist employers that were making good-faith efforts to meet the new standard's requirements.

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