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  1. Monroe manufacturer issued 24 violations, faces $125K in penaltiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... highest priority should be protecting the safety and health of their workers," said Bill Fulcher, director of OSHA's Atlanta-East Area Office. "It is tragic that employees are left to suffer when a company chooses not to abide by recognized safety ...

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  2. Fireworks Industry Bemoans Tough Obama RegulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | News Max

    Fireworks industry leaders say the Obama administration has given their business huge headaches with its over-regulation. "I've been working with the industry for a very long time, 26 years, [and] I have never seen as many rulemaking initiatives as I have with this administration," American Pyrotechnics Association executive director Julie Heckman told Politico .

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  3. UL Safety Certified USB Charger Launches On AmazonRead the original story

    Yesterday | Emailwire.com

    ... companies approved to perform safety testing by the US federal agency Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). It's one of the few chargers on the market today with UL certification and CE, FCC, RoHS, making it a premier choice for ...

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  4. Sci fi horror becoming sci fact: Robot kills Volkswagen workerRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... have occurred even before the Volkswagen one. According to the " Occupational Safety & Health Administration " (OSHA), cases of robots killing people go as far back as 1987. Robotics and cyber law professor, Ryan Calo , says that "about [one] person ...

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  5. Westchester County, New York Litigation FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JD Journal

    ... in cases of aviation litigation, sports and entertainment, toxic torts, general liability, environmental law, OSHA and worksite safety disputes, construction litigation, and many more. Greenberg Traurig LLP - This White Plains location helps clients ...

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  6. Healthcare Employers to Get Even More Attention from OSHARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    OSHA has released an " Inspection Guidance for Inpatient Healthcare Settings ," that will focus its inspectors attention to musculoskeletal disorders, workplace violence, bloodborne pathogens, tuberculosis, and slips, trips, and falls. The Guidance focuses on hazards that were included in OSHA's recently-concluded National Emphasis Program on Nursing and Residential Care Facilities, CPL 03-00-016 .

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  7. Construction company a 'severe violator' of workplace safety practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WFMZ

    Express Construction 3 Corp. has been placed in The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's "Severe Violator Enforcement Program," for workplace safety violations. According to OSHA officials, an investigation conducted at The Mews at Liberty Village, a residential construction project in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania on June 12, revealed severe violations of workplace safety practices by the company.

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  8. Effective Training Program Essential Before Using Aerial LiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2013 | Building Operating Management

    ... quantity discounts. The courses explain applicable regulations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) , covers hazards identification and avoidance, and contain practical and safe work habits. Topics covered include: hazards, ...

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  9. No OSHA citations for fatal work injury that killed Ernesto Rodriguez at Oklahoma fracking siteRead the original story

    Friday | ScienceBlogs

    The work-related death of drill rig operator Ernesto Rodriguez, 41, did not result in any OSHA citations against his employer Complete Energy Services dba Mercer Well Services. I wrote about Rodriguez's death on-the-job shortly after it was reported by local press.

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  10. Suppressors: Time to Save Your Hearing and Quiet the NaysayersRead the original story

    Friday | Field & Stream

    If you invented a product that made jackhammers quieter, everyone would say, "Wonderful!" If you created a medical device that saved people's ears from high-decibel hearing loss, you might win a Nobel. So why is it that the masses and most lawmakers look askance when such technology is applied to firearms? Hiram Percy Maxim invented the firearm silencer in 1902 in lockstep with another of his inventions, the automobile muffler .

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  11. OSHA opens investigation into death of an ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Great Bend Tribune

    ... three-employee crew which was moving tubing and pipe at the oil well site when he was found unresponsive on a hot day, OSHA reported Friday. The incident occurred around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. "Our condolences are with the worker's family and friends ...

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  12. OSHA investigating scaffolding accident at NHHSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WECT-TV Wilmington

    Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are investigating after two school employees were injured in an accident at the New Hanover High School gym Wednesday morning. According to Dr. Rick Holliday, deputy ...

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  13. OSHA Investigating Oil Field Worker DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WIBW-TV Topeka

    ... oil field pumping unit service was found unresponsive June 30th. Klima Well Service, Inc., has previously been cited by OSHA for a workplace fatality in December 2006, when an employee was electrocuted while operating a control panel near Ellinwood, ...

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  14. Bulldozer gets buried in sand at gravel site, killing workerRead the original story

    Friday | Cybercast News Service

    Firefighters say a bulldozer has been buried by an "avalanche" of sand at a Massachusetts gravel site, killing a worker. Plymouth District Attorney Timothy Cruz identifies the construction company worker killed Tuesday as 65-year-old Whitman resident Charles Pace.

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  15. Explosion Hazard Prevention: Basics of Combustible Dust Concerns and Technical ResourcesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Pallet Enterprise

    ... question to answer without an analysis of your production environment. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) currently does not have a combustible dust regulation. However, OSHA has been exploring the possibility of a regulation ...

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  16. Ingles expansion is a goRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... in the large culvert is dictated by state law. It will be buried about 30 feet deep, said Rogers. That's where Federal OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) regulations come into play. "OSHA says that for the protection of the ...

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  17. Ft. Lauderdale's Construction Law Firm DirectoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | JD Journal

    ... Scott & Kissane, P.A. - This firm works with clients on claims of property damage, project delay, personal injury, OSHA penalty proceedings, contractual indemnity, and other related issues. McGlinchey Stafford - They counsel clients on all parts of ...

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  18. Company in fatal Lakeville trench collapse had past violationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TwinCities

    ... enforces federal work safety rules through its Occupational Safety and Health Division, commonly known as Minnesota OSHA. On Thursday, DSM Excavating said in an emailed statement: "While the work we do is inherently dangerous, in over 20 years of ...

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  19. OSHA investigating Kansas oil field deathRead the original story

    Thursday | KHGI

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a release late Thursday the agency's Wichita office will investigate the June 30 death of the worker, whose name was not released. OSHA says the worker was an employee of Klima Well Service Inc., an oil field pumping unit service, and was working at well site near Great Bend on June 30 when he was found unresponsive on a hot day.

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  20. OSHA investigating death of oil field worker near Great BendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Capital-Journal

    ... "Our condolences are with the worker's family and friends who have suffered an irreplaceable loss," Judy Freeman, OSHA's area director in Wichita, said. If Klima is cited by OSHA for Tuesday's death, it won't be the first time the company has been ...

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