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OSHA cites Bellevue commercial bakery for safety violations

OSHA cites Bellevue commercial bakery for safety violations

Federal regulators have proposed $122,625 in penalties for a Bellevue commercial bakery accused of exposing workers to multiple hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited…

Portland set to host pulp, paper industry safety conference later this month

Portland set to host pulp, paper industry safety conference later this month

The 27th annual Western Pulp, Paper & Forest Products Safety & Health Conference will be held on Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at the Red Lion Hotel on the River – Jantzen…

US Labor Department, New York Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement

US Labor Department, New York Manufacturer Reach Settlement Agreement

OSHA and Acme Parts, Inc., of Brooklyn have reached a settlement agreement to improve Acme Parts’ workplace safety and health. OSHA inspectors found high levels of lead throughout the facility…

Reminder issued to employers with outdoor workers to protect them from heat-related illnesses

Reminder issued to employers with outdoor workers to protect them from heat-related illnesses

Cal/OSHA issued a reminder for all employers to protect their outdoor workers from the risk of heat illness, as temperatures rise in Southern California. “Heat waves can occur well into…

OSHA and packaging company in Massachusetts reach agreements to correct safety hazards

OSHA and packaging company in Massachusetts reach agreements to correct safety hazards

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and a packaging company in Massachusetts have reached agreements to correct hazards and enhance safety following a May 2016…

New Center to assess risks and benefits of robot workers

New Center to assess risks and benefits of robot workers

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently announced the launch of the Center for Occupational Robotics Research, which will assess potential risks and benefits of robot…

OSHA Cites Birmingham Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

OSHA Cites Birmingham Company for Exposing Workers to Fall Hazards

A Birmingham-based structural framing company faces $102,669 in proposed penalties for exposing workers to fall hazards. During inspection, OSHA compliance safety and health officers found workers wearing fall protection harnesses…

New OSHA alliance aims to improve worker safety in the Colorado construction industry

New OSHA alliance aims to improve worker safety in the Colorado construction industry

An alliance signed between OSHA and the Western Colorado Contractors Association (WCCA) aims to provide the western Colorado’s construction industry with information, guidance, and access to training resources. The two-year…

2018 NSC Green Cross for Safety awards nominations open

2018 NSC Green Cross for Safety awards nominations open

The National Safety Council is accepting nominations for its prestigious Green Cross for Safety awards. The awards aim to recognize individuals and organizations that have advanced safety at work, in…

Study: Many people with work-related asthma not getting pneumococcal vaccine

Study: Many people with work-related asthma not getting pneumococcal vaccine

Adults with asthma are at a greater risk for pneumococcal disease, but according to a CDC study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, only 54 percent of adults…


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