OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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Name: OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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Worker reports respiratory inflammation after welding in rail car

Sept. 22, 2014 OSHA proposes fines of $133,900 for Watco Investments LLC for safety violationsOMAHA, Neb. – A worker at Watco Investments LLC reported suffering from respiratory inflammation after performing welding work inside a rail car in Omaha. The ... [Published OSHA - 30 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Accident kills worker at Supervalu warehouse

A man was killed Sunday in an accident at Supervalu Inc.'s Hopkins warehouse.WCCO has a report on the accident, which involved a piece of industrial equipment that struck and pinned employee Perry Goffard. He was pronounced dead at the scene. His wife ... [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

OSHA announces new requirements for reporting deaths and severe injuries

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule requiring employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation, or loss of an eye. ... [Published Professional Remodeler - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Dr. Murray Feingold: Are you at risk at your job?

Your occupation may impact your health. Coal miners are at risk of getting chronic lung diseases. Individuals working with asbestos have an increased incidence of lung cancer. But you don’t have to go into a coal mine to develop an occupational disease. ... [Published Siskiyou Daily News - 4 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations of 2014

Author: Ashley Shaw , XpertHR Legal EditorSeptember 22, 2014At the 2014 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a preliminary list of the top 10 most frequently cited violations ... [Published XpertHR - 5 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found at General Glass International in Secaucus, New Jersey

Sept. 22, 2014Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious safety violations found atGeneral Glass International in Secaucus, New JerseySECAUCUS, N.J. – General Glass International has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety ... [Published OSHA - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Combine Solicitation - J-- Mnt Electrical Switchgear PM (Power Distribution Equip) 1 TIME BUY EVERY 3 YRS - TBD

Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc.Notice Type: Combine SolicitationPosted Date: 19-SEP-14Office Address: Department of Veterans Affairs;Services Area Office - Central;Network Contracting Office 10;2780 Airport Drive;Columbus OH 43219-1834Subject: ... [Published Insurance News Net - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Texas-Based Cut Stone Manufacturer Fined $234.9K for Safety Violations

Cut limestone manufacturer Mezger Enterprises Ltd., based in Lampasas, Texas, has been cited for 27 safety and health violations, including two willful, by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Proposed penalties ... [Published Insurance Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

OSHA cites company over workers electrocution in Dublin

A Dublin electrical company faces possible penalties of $51,000 after one of its workers had to be resuscitated after being electrocuted, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Monday.Click to Continue » ... [Published Macon Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

In Defense of HR

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel speaks at TechCruch Disrupt SF 2013 on Sept. 9, 2013, in San Francisco. Snapchat might have benefited from an HR department early on.Photo by Steve Jennings/ for TechCrunchLots of people have an HR horror story: forms never filed, ... [Published Slate Magazine - 9 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

OSHA Top 10 Sounds Grim Refrain

For the third straight year, fall protection, hazard communication, scaffolding and respiratory protection violations—in that order—lead the list of federal health and safety citations issued against U.S. employers.As in 2012 and 2013 , those standards ... [Published PaintSquare - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

What to Do if a Client Has a Heart Attack in Your Office

It’s no coincidence that the number of deaths from cardiac failure occur during tax season. This is, after all, the time of year when the several of the most critical factors for a heart attack are present – elevated stress levels, cold temperatures, ... [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 21 2014]

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...These spaces often have poor air quality and other serious hazards," said Bonita Winingham, OSHA's area director in Omaha. "Employers, such as Watco Companies, have a responsibility to train workers in the unique dangers of confined space entry and to ensure spaces are safe for the work tasks performed."
...and electrical hazards are among the leading causes of worker injury and death," said Kris Hoffman, director of OSHA's Parsippany Area Office. "General Glass must correct these violations immediately. It is the employer's responsibility to ensure a safe and healthful workplace."
" Test and exercise circuit breakers located in switchgears, switchboards, distribution panels to ensure operation under overload and short circuit conditions."

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Worker reports respiratory inflammation after w... [Published OSHA - 30 mins ago]
OSHA announces new requirements for reporting d... [Published Professional Remodeler - 2 hours ago]
What Employers Should Learn from Wal-Mart’s Dre... [Published Wharton - 3 hours ago]
Dr. Murray Feingold: Are you at risk at your job? [Published Siskiyou Daily News - 4 hours ago]
OSHA proposes $133,900 fine for Omaha company [Published Lincoln Journal Star - 4 hours ago]
OSHA Announces Top 10 Violations of 2014 [Published XpertHR - 5 hours ago]
Electrical and machine hazards among 10 serious... [Published OSHA - 5 hours ago]
OSHA Revises Severe Injury Reporting Rule [Published Insurance Journal - 5 hours ago]
Combine Solicitation - J-- Mnt Electrical Switc... [Published Insurance News Net - 6 hours ago]
Texas-Based Cut Stone Manufacturer Fined $234.9... [Published Insurance Journal - 7 hours ago]
OSHA cites company over workers electrocution i... [Published Macon Telegraph - 9 hours ago]
In Defense of HR [Published Slate Magazine - 9 hours ago]
Small Cap in Focus: Latchways [Published Morningstar UK - 9 hours ago]
Accident kills worker at Supervalu warehouse [Published Twin Cities Business Journal - 12 hours ago]
OSHA Top 10 Sounds Grim Refrain [Published PaintSquare - 17 hours ago]
Man killed working at Supervalu warehouse 45 mi... [Published KARE 11 - 19 hours ago]
Take legal action against those responsible [Published thestar.com.my - 21 hours ago]
Council to consider e-cig ordinance [Published Santa Monica Daily Press - 22 hours ago]
Safety training center relocating to Highland [Published NWI Times - Sep 22 2014]
Record grain harvest ups danger of bin accident [Published Columbian.com - Sep 22 2014]
Saipan mayor’s office acquires bucket truck [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 21 2014]
What to Do if a Client Has a Heart Attack in Yo... [Published CPA Technology Advisor - Sep 21 2014]
Helping small businesses SCORE big [Published Clarksburg Exponent Telegram - Sep 21 2014]
Long-evolving Depot Park getting closer to reality [Published Gainesville Sun - Sep 21 2014]
Porn Wars: Is Las Vegas the new Silicone Valley? [Published Las Vegas Sun - Sep 21 2014]
Record harvest raises risk of more grain bin ac... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sep 21 2014]
Fifth Circuit allows federal safety board revie... [Published The Southeast Texas Record - Sep 21 2014]
Roof Worker Falls To His Death In Farmingdale, ... [Published CBS New York - Sep 20 2014]
Worker dies in fall off roof on Long Island [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
To Test or Not to Test: Evaluating small & medi... [Published North American Clean Energy - Sep 20 2014]
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MCM Industries cited by OSHA for safety and hea... [Published Business - cleveland.com - Sep 19 2014]
MCM cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for penalties of $126, 700 in proposed fines for the Cleveland manufacturing plant, which makes special coiled steel products and springs for the transportation, automotive and agricultural ...
HAZMAT - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 19 2014]
EDIS Number: HZ-20140919-45331-USA Date / time: 19/09/2014 04:11:23 [UTC] Event: HAZMAT Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Texas Location: Port Neches Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: N/A ...
Workers Make OSHA Complaint About Unsafe Scott ... [Published AFL-CIO NOW BLOG - Sep 18 2014]
In Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s latest ad, he is seen standing in a big hole. What some people might not realize is the unsafe example Walker is setting for workers in this field. Jeff Kaminski, president of the United Steelworkers ( USW ) Local 2006, ...
OSHA's Top 10 Violations for 2014 announced at ... [Published PR Newswire: Entertainment & Media - Sep 16 2014]
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014. Patrick ...
Explosion - North-America - USA [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 15 2014]
EDIS Number: EX-20140915-45282-USA Date / time: 15/09/2014 03:26:39 [UTC] Event: Explosion Area: North-America Country: USA State/County: State of Arizona Location: Flagstaff [Nestle Purina Pet Care Co] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
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NSC and OSHA renew Alliance to help save lives ... [Published Financial Services - Sep 16 2014]
Lend Lease Participates in OSHA's National Safe... [Published Financial Services - Jun 05 2014]
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