OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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Name: OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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Coventry Township plant cited for alleged safety violations

The company that operates a packaging plant in Coventry Township faces up to $111,650 in fines for alleged safety violations involving the failure to protect workers from amputation and other serious hazards.The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration ... [Published Akron Beacon Journal - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

“No, nothing is changing” – Cell tower worker deaths continue [The Pump Handle]

The incident report details are horrific and heartbreaking. If this was a radio broadcast, my editors and I would likely preface what I am about to relate with a warning: “The following report contains material that may be disturbing.” On July 2nd at ... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 3 reports

OSHA investigating deadly Omega Protein plant explosion

MOSS POINT, MS (WLOX) -WLOX News just received a statement from the Omega Protein plant in Moss Point. The statement says that Omega and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are continuing their investigations into the Monday's explosion ... [Published WLOX - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

Tonawanda Coke, Kirchner face $161,100 in potential OSHA fines

Tonawanda Coke Corp. and Kirchner LLC, which provides temporary workers, face $161,100 in potential fines from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration over 17 alleged safety violations, following a January explosion at the River Road ... [Published Buffalo News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

WorkSafe charges Paspaley Pearling Company

A Western Australia company has been charged by WorkSafe WA for failureto provide and maintain a safe working environment for its employees.Paspaley Pearling Company Pty Ltd is being prosecuted for an incident thatoccurred on April 14, 2012 in which 22-year-old ... [Published Ferret.com.au - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

OSHA cites company in cell tower deaths

Federal inspectors have cited an Oklahoma company for two alleged safety violations following their investigation of the collapse of a Harrison County cellular communications tower that killed two employees and a local volunteer firefighter.The U.S. Occupational ... [Published Charleston Gazette - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

OSHA cites Packaging Corporation of America's Akron plant for eight alleged safety violations

1:58 PMThe U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Packaging Corporation of America for eight alleged safety violations, including what it called amputation hazards, at its Akron plant.In a news release issued ... [Published Crains Cleveland Business - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

Labor activist who chose to work within the system is outsider once more, and again crusading for job safety

Brown at recent garment workers union meeting in Dhaka, Bangladesh (Photo by Asiful Hoque)After decades of speaking out against workplace hazards in this country and abroad, Garrett Brown didn’t quietly fade away when he retired from his high-ranking ... [Published ISHN - 13 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

NCGA Applaud OSHA Guidance on Grain Safety Standards

The National Corn Growers Association applauds the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s announcement of the final guidance to the agency’s field staff restricting enforcement of grain safety standards. The guidance issued today ensures on-farm ... [Published National Corn Growers Association - 15 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate Spending Proposal Clarifies OSHA Chemical Inspection Policy, Boosts NIOSH

July 24 — A draft report and budget released by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee July 24 makes a significant change from past OSHA budgets, clarifying that the agency can inspect small establishments where the potential for a catastrophic chemical ... [Published Bureau of National Affairs - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

OSHA's retreat on regulating small family farms is applauded

WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) formally clarified that it cannot regulate family farms with 10 or fewer employees. In a guideline issued July 29, OSHA recognized that postharvest activities integral to farming operations, ... [Published Midwest Producer - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

OSHA confirms investigation in electrocution death

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has confirmed an investigation into the recent electrocution death of a Nowata man near Comanche Avenue and Frank Phillips Boulevard in Bartlesville.Diana Petterson, regional director of the Office of ... [Published Examiner Enterprise - Jul 30 2014]

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"The matter is now in the hands of the courts, and WorkSafe will not make any further comment."
The statement reads in part, "based on its preliminary inspection, the Company believes that the Moss Point facility did not suffer significant damage as a result of the incident, but a comprehensive inspection is continuing. The plant will not be operating until the conclusion of the OSHA on-site investigation and the Company's inspection."
"We have the Department of Labor aiding in the investigation to determine if Whitcomb Construction was following all the procedures" Scott said. Those procedures would include proper signs alerting drivers about work zones
"The safety of our employees and contractors remains a top priority at Omega Protein," Landry said Thursday. "We are committed to operating a safe facility in Moss Point and at all our locations across the United States."

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Man, 38, injured in Bel Aire industrial accident [Published Wichita Eagle - 13 hours ago]
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“No, nothing is changing” – Cell tower worker d... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - 7 hours ago]
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Former Employees Allege Widespread Illegality a... [Published Washington Free Beacon - 12 hours ago]
A solar company backed by billions in stimulus funds routinely violated U.S. immigration law, workplace safety codes, and environmental regulations, replaced American workers with foreigners, and may be on the verge of bankruptcy, former employees tell ...
Tyson Foods Shuttering Three Plants, Shedding 9... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 27 2014]
Tyson Foods has announced another corporate retraction with the closing of three meat processing plants at a loss of some 950 jobs. Tyson, America’s largest meat producer which successfully bought out Hillshire Brands in June, announced the closings ...
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