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Fall protection could have prevented 39-year-old worker’s death

Fall protection could have prevented 39-year-old worker’s death

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found that the death of a newly hired, 39-year-old worker who fell through a roof in October 2015 and…

After OSHA’s Investigation, Logging Company To Face Sixteen Violations

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has issued 16 violations to A and S Tree Service as part of a local emphasis program in Charleston, W. Va., focusing more…

Amazon fulfillment center receives $7,000 fine and two hazard alert letters

Amazon fulfillment center receives $7,000 fine and two hazard alert letters

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Amazon Fulfillment Services for one other-than-serious violation for not recording 26 instances of work-related injuries and illnesses on…

OSHA cites New York recycler after workers injured in trommel

OSHA cites New York recycler after workers injured in trommel

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited and proposed $119,000 in fines against a New York recycling firm after three workers were seriously injured at…

Bill protecting nurses and health care workers from musculoskeletal diseases reintroduced

Bill protecting nurses and health care workers from musculoskeletal diseases reintroduced

Several lawmakers have reintroduced a bill, which aims to protect healthcare workers when lifting patients. Representatives John Conyers (D-MI), Bobby Scott (D-VA), and Frederica Wilson (D-FL) and Senator Al Franken…

Settlement reached between US Department of Labor and Massachusetts contractor

Settlement reached between US Department of Labor and Massachusetts contractor

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has announced a settlement agreement between the U.S. Department of Labor and Mass Bay Electrical Corp that commits the East Boston electrical contractor to…

Samsung and sick workers agree to partial deal on workplace safety

Samsung and sick workers agree to partial deal on workplace safety

Seoul, South Korea – Technology giant, Samsung Electronics has reached a partial agreement with sick workers almost ten years after a 22-year-old worker died of leukemia raising concerns on exposure…

Oil companies opt out of Texas’ open carry law

Oil companies opt out of Texas’ open carry law

Some of the world’s biggest oil companies with offices in Texas have opted out of Texas’ open carry law. Chevron, BP and Shell have decided to opt out of the…

Naples framing company cited after worker dies after falling from roof

Naples framing company cited after worker dies after falling from roof

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Naples-based framing company after a 32-year-old construction worker suffered deadly injuries in a fall at a Naples…

Roofer fined for repeated fall hazards

Roofer fined for repeated fall hazards

A south Florida roofing company faces $115,500 in fines for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards from heights up to 27 feet without fall protection. The Occupational Safety and Health…


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