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Manufacturer cited for multiple safety violations

Manufacturer cited for multiple safety violations

The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recently cited a South Jersey manufacturer for multiple safety violations. The chain-link manufacturer faces $199,996 in proposed penalties. Inspectors…

Washington Workers’ Comp Rates to go Down in 2018

Washington Workers’ Comp Rates to go Down in 2018

Rates for workers’ compensation insurance will drop by 2.5 percent for many businesses in Washington in 2018, the state Department of Labor & Industries has announced. The rate decrease means…

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…

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…

OSHA alliance to promote safety in forestry, logging, firefighting, and natural resource industries

OSHA alliance to promote safety in forestry, logging, firefighting, and natural resource industries

OSHA, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS)-Northern Division, and the National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE)-Northern Region have signed a two-year alliance to promote safe practices in Montana and North and…

OSHA, El Paso Community College – Risk Management Institute Sign Alliance to Promote Worker Safety and Health

OSHA, El Paso Community College – Risk Management Institute Sign Alliance to Promote Worker Safety and Health

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the El Paso Community College – Risk Management Institute have signed an alliance to provide workers, students, and…

Rule to extend compliance deadline for crane operator certification requirements proposed

Rule to extend compliance deadline for crane operator certification requirements proposed

OSHA issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Wednesday to extend employer’s responsibility to ensure crane operator competency and enforcement for crane operator certification to November 10, 2018. A final…

Paperboard mill faces charges for 61 safety and health hazards

Paperboard mill faces charges for 61 safety and health hazards

A paperboard mill in New York has been cited for exposing workers to 61 safety and health hazards. OSHA in Syracuse conducted an inspection on the site in December 2016…

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

Health facility cited for exposing workers to serious workplace hazards

A behavioral health facility in Massachusetts is facing $207,690 in proposed penalties from OSHA for several violations uncovered during an inspection. The company was issued a notification for failure to…


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