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OSHA cites food company after worker suffers partial finger amputation

OSHA cites food company after worker suffers partial finger amputation

A food company faces $109,939 in proposed penalties after an employee suffered a partial finger amputation while cleaning a machine jam. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…

OSHA launches new campaign to raise awareness of construction industry hazards

OSHA launches new campaign to raise awareness of construction industry hazards

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently launched a regional campaign to raise awareness about the four leading safety hazards in the construction industry. The new campaign,…

Machine manufacturer in Pennsylvania cited for exposing workers to chemical hazards

Machine manufacturer in Pennsylvania cited for exposing workers to chemical hazards

A Pennsylvania machine manufacturer has been cited for exposing workers to dangerous chemical hazards. OSHA’s proposed penalties total $14,782. OSHA received complaints on August 30, 2017, and found employees exposed…

Free, confidential screenings for coal miners available

Free, confidential screenings for coal miners available

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is offering a series of free, confidential health screenings to coal miners as part of the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program…

OSHA and the Clarion University Small Business Development Center Sign Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety and Health

OSHA and the Clarion University Small Business Development Center Sign Alliance to Improve Workplace Safety and Health

OSHA and the Clarion University Small Business Development Center (Clarion University SBDC) have recently formed an alliance to educate small businesses in Pennsylvania on workplace safety and health hazards. During…

New study highlights prevalence of hearing loss among workers in agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries

New study highlights prevalence of hearing loss among workers in agriculture, forestry, and fishing industries

A new study conducted by researchers from The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights the prevalence of hearing loss among workers in agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting…

Colorado nursing home cited for failing to protect workers from workplace violence

Colorado nursing home cited for failing to protect workers from workplace violence

A Colorado nursing home in Colorado has been cited for failing to protect employees from violence in the workplace. The nursing home is facing proposed penalties of $9,054. OSHA conducted…

OSHA forms alliance with BCSP to protect workers’ safety and health

OSHA forms alliance with BCSP to protect workers’ safety and health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) together with the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has formed an alliance to provide BCSP certification holders and other practitioners with information…

Employers Reminded to Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries

Employers Reminded to Post Annual Work-Related Injury and Illness Summaries

Employers in California are being reminded of the requirement to post their 2017 annual summaries of work-related injuries and illnesses. Cal/OSHA says the summaries must be posted from February 1…

Oregon 2018 Safety Break Scheduled for May 9

Oregon 2018 Safety Break Scheduled for May 9

Employers in Oregon are invited to take part in Safety Break on Wednesday, May 9 2017. The event aims to raise awareness and promote the value of keeping people safe…


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