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Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

Manufacturing company cited for 51 occupational health and safety violations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited an aluminum manufacturing company in Camden County that has a long history of noncompliance with OSHA standards. The company was cited for…

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Washington workers’ compensation benefits set to increase

Most workers in Washington injured on or before July 1, 2016 will have their time-loss and pension benefit payments increased by 4.8 percent as from as from July 1, 2017….

Two companies cited for several workplace safety and health violations

Two companies cited for several workplace safety and health violations

Cal/OSHA cited two companies $352,570 for a number of workplace safety and health violations , including ten serious and three willful category violations following an incident in which a man…

Federal court upholds OSHA finding on company who violated worker’s whistleblower rights

Federal court upholds OSHA finding on company who violated worker’s whistleblower rights

A federal court affirmed OSHA’s finding that a railroad company violated Maine worker’s whistleblower rights. Pan Am Railways was ordered to pay $260,000 in punitive and compensatory damages to –…

Insulation manufacturer faces penalties for violation of machine safety procedure

Insulation manufacturer faces penalties for violation of machine safety procedure

An auto insulation manufacturer in Ohio is facing $659,463 in proposed penalties following an OSHA investigation into an incident in which a 46-year-old worker’s right hand, wrist and part of…

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

OSHA delays silica safety standard for construction industry

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for the construction industry. The agency said the…

OSHA Delays Beryllium Rule Effective Date

OSHA Delays Beryllium Rule Effective Date

The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a delay in the effective date of the rule titled “Occupational Exposure to Beryllium,” from March 21, 2017, to May 20, 2017. The…

OSHA, Allied Construction Industries renew partnership to protect Ohio construction workers

OSHA, Allied Construction Industries renew partnership to protect Ohio construction workers

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has renewed its partnership with Allied Construction Industries (ACI) to protect construction workers through increased training, daily work shift…

MSHA set to publish final rule on workplace examinations in metal and non-metal mines

MSHA set to publish final rule on workplace examinations in metal and non-metal mines

The Mine Safety and Health Administration has announced that the final rule on Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Non-metal Mines will be published in the Federal Register on…

OSHA cites Sioux Falls company for serious safety violations

OSHA cites Sioux Falls company for serious safety violations

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a Sioux Falls excavating contractor for five serious safety violations after a 40-year-old equipment operator suffered severe injuries…


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