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  1. Contractor struck buried gas lines twice in three days before deadly...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    Burned remains of houses after seen Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, the day after an explosion and fire broke out at Heather Gardens in Aurora. Units at Heather Gardens continue to smolder on Nov. 17, 2018, after an explosion and fire broke out in the senior living community Friday night in Aurora.


  2. Worker at ice-cream facility has fingertip lopped off while servicing machineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fox News

    ... when it suddenly activated, amputating and fracturing his finger, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) confirmed in a news release . The company now faces $103,476 in fines from OSHA, which  cited Mister Cookie Face with a ...


  3. Man killed in Camden County work site fallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KMIZ

    ... ocky area. Bystanders tried life-saving measures to no avail, the district said. The Camden County Sheriff's Office and OSHA are investigating.


  4. SOCMA Rewards EHS&S PerformanceRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Chemical Processing

    ... top priorities. The facility is also implementing current leading indicators and processes, which has helped reduce its OSHA recordable rates over the last three years from 5.5 to 0 in 2017. And, because of its recycling efforts, Nation Ford was ...


  5. OSHA grant will support electrical safety training for Hampton Roads maritime workersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... an electrical hazard training course for workers in the ship repairing business, organization president Bill Crow said. OSHA and the trade organization are long-time partners. The association submitted its first-ever grant proposal for the training ...


  6. Employers Should Beware Indoor Heat InjuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | FindLaw

    ... rise to115 degrees. At these levels, heat illness, including heat stroke, can occur. Under current state and federal OSHA laws, employers have a duty to keep workers free from injury and illness . In 2011, Domingo Blancas experienced prolonged heat ...


  7. Contractor cited, fined after death of worker in AprilRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | SFBay

    State worker safety regulators said Monday that they have issued nine citations and proposed $141,000 in penalties against a general contractor for an accident that killed a worker who was installing underground pump station equipment in Oakland in April. The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, cited Oakland-based Bay Construction Co.


  8. OSHA Guidelines for Retailers on Holiday Shopping and Crowd Management SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... with new and/or temporary workers. Such increased staffing levels can lead to increased workplace accidents. Under OSHA's general duty clause, "employers are responsible for providing a place of employment free of recognized hazards that are likely ...


  9. Client Alert: OSHA 180 ? Agency Clarifies its Position on...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The U.S. Occupational Health and Safety Administration recently issued a Standard Interpretation memorandum to clarify the agency's position on whether workplace safety incentive programs and post-incident drug testing policies violate the OSHA rule prohibiting retaliation against employees for reporting work-related injuries or illnesses , the "Anti-Retaliation Rule"). The New Guidance significantly departs from OSHA's prior policy under the Obama Administration.


  10. Federal investigators looking into explosion that killed 1Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Federal investigators have started looking into a weekend explosion at a hazardous waste site south of Boise, Idaho, that killed one worker and injured three others. The explosion occurred Saturday morning at a US Ecology site about 50 miles south of Boise, and heavily damaged a building.


  11. Hornbeck man dies in fatal work-related accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... a.m. FPD says police are still investigating the cause of the accident. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been notified of the incident, says Chapman. Boise Cascade has suspended operations at the site until further notice.


  12. U.S. Department of Labor Continues to Provide Support in Areas Hardest Hit by Hurricane MichaelRead the original story

    Yesterday | Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration continues to provide technical assistance and outreach in areas hit hardest by Hurricane Michael, and is returning to normal enforcement operations throughout most of Florida and Georgia. In the storm's aftermath, OSHA had ceased programmed-planned enforcement inspections in all impacted areas, and deployed safety and health professionals to assist employers and workers involved in recovery operations to eliminate serious hazards.


  13. Lake Area Worker Falls to Death From Condominium RoofRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    A contractor working on the roof of a Lake Area condominium building falls to his death. Mid-County Fire Chief Scott Frandsen says the call to #79 Horizons Lane, building 5, was received shortly before 7-AM on Fridaya Bystanders started life saving efforts which continued when medical personnel arrived.


  14. Nebraska Staffing Agency Cited Following Heat-Related FatalityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Rivera Agri Inc. - a provider of temporary agricultural labor - for failing to protect employees working in excessive heat after a farmworker succumbed to ...


  15. Iowa Construction Worker Dies at Turtle Creek Wind FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

    An Iowa construction worker was killed in what authorities are calling an "industrial accident" in St. Ansgar, Iowa over the weekend. The Worth County Sheriff's Office says the man was killed while loading heavy equipment but says it is not a criminal matter and that the incident is now being investigated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


  16. MSHAa s 2019 prioritiesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Pit and Quarry

    The Mine Safety & Health Administration established several initiatives in its first year under Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo, and the agency plans to keep its eye on these in 2019 while putting an eye toward the future. Ed Elliott, a senior advisor to the assistant secretary who spent nearly 30 years in the aggregate industry, highlighted a number of MSHA's priorities at the Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association 's Annual Meeting & Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio.


  17. Retailers Need to Prioritize Worker Safety on Black FridayRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... nes to help employers protect both workers and shoppers during large sales events. These guidelines can be found at .


  18. Offshore Corrosion Protection Market Share by Industry Research 2025Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SBWire

    ... ship hulls, and oil & gas pipelines. Various regulatory bodies such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) have levied stringent regulations on the usage of the corrosion ...


  19. Fatality under investigation at Boise Cascade plywood manufacturing facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... his coworkers." The Florien location employs approximately 420 people. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been notified of the incident. Boise Cascade has suspended operations at the site until further notice. Boise Cascade is ...


  20. Alabama Manufacturer Cited for Exposing Workers to Amputation, Fall,...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited Sabel Steel Service Inc. - based in Montgomery, AL - for exposing employees to amputation, fall, and other hazards at four of the company's facilities. The ...