OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration

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Name: OSHA Occupational Safety & Health Administration
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 2 reports

Lower fines for Tonawanda Coke after OSHA agreement

TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Tonawanda Coke has reached an agreement with the Department of Labor for an explosion in January that will reduce its fines.The company will pay $115,370 in fines, down from the $161,000 originally billed in July, and have to ... [Published WIVB - 52 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

OSHA to hold public meeting

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold a public meeting regarding draft rules for Oil and Gas Special Servicing at 9 a.m. Thursday, August 28 at Wheeler Auditorium ... [Published Casper Journal - 3 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

OSHA Opens Investigation After Fatal Fall of Walmart Employee in Kalispell

An investigation is underway after a workplace fall took the life of an employee in the Flathead. It happened at the Walmart in Kalispell and investigators from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are looking into it.An OSHA representative ... [Published KGVO-AM - 3 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 2 reports

ATF: Site of Uzi shooting by 9-year-old girl has clean federal record

The site of this week’s fatal Uzi shooting involving a 9-year-old girl in Arizona has a clean federal inspection record, an official from the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, Tobacco and Explosives said Tuesday.Special agent Tom Mangan said the ATF conducted ... [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Hospital’s Failure to Abate Patient and Visitor Violence Against Employees Results in OSHA Penalty

Hospitals, remarkably, are one of the most hazardous places to work. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, hospital workers have an estimated rate of 8.3 assaults per 10,000 workers compared to an estimated 2 assaults per 10,000 workers in ... [Published JD Supra - 6 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 3 reports

OSHA issues a best practices pamphlet for temporary workers

Posted on August 26th, 2014 by Dakota Software StaffThe U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a new pamphlet with details about protecting temporary workers. The focus is on the united effort between the staffing agency and the ... [Published Dakota Software - 10 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

OSHA Tweaks Workplace Injury Records Proposal

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is asking stakeholders to submit written comments on a proposed rule that would require certain employers to keep electronic records of injury and illness, according to Tressi Cordara of Jackson Lewis ... [Published Corporate Counsel - 10 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Transportation employers, can you survive the federal audit “tag team”?

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are tag-teaming transportation employers. They’ve signed a in which they agree to share information about allegations of safety, coercion, and ... [Published Lexology - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

Cintas' Pittsburgh Location Garners 'Star' in Safety by Pennsylvania OSHA

Cintas Corp. reported that its rental location in Pittsburgh has received Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Pennsylvania Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP is OSHA's highest recognition for the practice ... [Published Individual.com - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 4 reports

Newport dies in Rumford paper mill accident

Brant Munster, 35, fell from a crane while working for Somatex Material Handling.A Newport man working for a Pittsfield company died Monday afternoon after falling from a crane at the NewPage Paper Mill in Rumford.Brant Munster, 35, of Newport, was pronounced ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

OSHA: Bus contractor exposes drivers to dog waste

WAYNESBORO A school bus contractor was fined in July for exposing bus drivers to dog feces and urine.Baer Buses, 8766 Wayne Highway, Waynesboro, has paid an $1,800 fine to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for two "serious" health violations ... [Published Chambersburg Public Opinion - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

BRIEF: Sewer contractor on Glenview project cited for safety violations [Chicago Tribune :: ]

Aug. 26--DiMeo Brothers Inc., an Elk Grove Village-based sewer contractor, was cited for three alleged safety violations by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday. The company faces proposed fines of $44,660.OSHA said it observed ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 26 2014]

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...According to VOSHA, five of those were labeled "serious." VOSHA states the employer "did not provide a safe and healthful workplace free from recognized hazards." VOSHA lists those violations as serious injuries and amputations as a result of faulty drive belts, not protecting employees from sprockets and chains...
My grandfather always said, "If everything works on your truck, that's just an excuse for something to break." It's this philosophy of constantly checking and maintaining equipment, catching any minor problems before they evolve into bigger and more costly ones...
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Lower fines for Tonawanda Coke after OSHA agree... [Published WIVB - 52 mins ago]
S.A. domestic workers seek better pay, conditions [Published MySanAntonio - 1 hour ago]
OSHA to hold public meeting [Published Casper Journal - 3 hours ago]
OSHA Opens Investigation After Fatal Fall of Wa... [Published KGVO-AM - 3 hours ago]
Rutland Plywood workers look for jobs; plant vi... [Published WCAX TV3 - 4 hours ago]
OSHA reviews conflicting accounts, response tim... [Published Ravalli Republic - 5 hours ago]
ATF: Site of Uzi shooting by 9-year-old girl ha... [Published The Hill - 5 hours ago]
Arizona shooting range reopened after fatal sho... [Published Las Vegas Review Journal - 6 hours ago]
Hospital’s Failure to Abate Patient and Visitor... [Published JD Supra - 6 hours ago]
5 Maintenance Tips for Heavy Machinery [Published Reliable Plant - 7 hours ago]
I.D. Systems awarded patent for vehicle impact ... [Published Modern Materials Handling - 7 hours ago]
Tonawanda Coke settles OSHA case [Published Buffalo News - 7 hours ago]
New Guidance for “Recommended Practices” to Pro... [Published Seyfarth Shaw - 8 hours ago]
Construction Week: TVA OKs $975M for 1,000-MW P... [Published Engineering News-Record - 8 hours ago]
Gun range review after girl shoots tutor [Published Guardian.co.uk - 8 hours ago]
Company failed to evaluate respiratory hazards ... [Published CCH Business & Corporate Compliance - 9 hours ago]
How to avoid work zone injuries and deaths [Published AggMan - 9 hours ago]
OSHA issues a best practices pamphlet for tempo... [Published Dakota Software - 10 hours ago]
Safest builders, contractors earn honors [Published Grand Rapids Business Journal - 10 hours ago]
OSHA Tweaks Workplace Injury Records Proposal [Published Corporate Counsel - 10 hours ago]
US labor agency cracks down on trucking violato... [Published Journal of Commerce - 10 hours ago]
With Regulators Watching Dealers, It’s Comply N... [Published Auto Remarketing - 11 hours ago]
Two 632-pound metal guards fell on, and crushed... [Published Jackson Citizen Patriot - 11 hours ago]
Worker struck at future Delaware North site sti... [Published Buffalo News - 13 hours ago]
Aberdeen Parkway crash kills construction worke... [Published Asbury Park Press - 13 hours ago]
Police identify contract worker killed in NewPa... [Published Sun-Journal - 16 hours ago]
Crane tips over on Concord property, no injuries [Published WHDH-TV - 19 hours ago]
Transportation employers, can you survive the f... [Published Lexology - 20 hours ago]
Blinn Awarded $115,000 Grant to Provide New Bry... [Published KBTX.com - 20 hours ago]
Accidental shooting: Lake Havasu City gun range... [Published Havasu News-Herald - 20 hours ago]
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Every Sex Worker Is Somebody’s Daughter, Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Aug 26 2014]
by Dish Staff Noah Millman jumps in on Elizabeth’s sex-workers-as-daughters discussion : You could call [Elizabeth's take] a “moral libertarian” version of Rawls’s veil of ignorance. We don’t know what our daughter might decide to do when she is ...
Member Spotlight: Southface [Published SmartGrid Consumer Collaborative - Aug 25 2014]
About Southface: Since 1978, Southface has promoted sustainable homes, workplaces and communities through education, research, advocacy and technical assistance. Southface began as a community-based volunteer organization and over the past 36 years ...
SeaWorld Trainers Will Stay Out Of The Water Af... [Published The Consumerist - Aug 20 2014]
( crzybob ) SeaWorld’s orca trainers will stay out of the water following the park’s decision to give up its appeal to overturn a federal appeals court ruling in April. That decision that upheld the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s ...
FIRED TRUCKERS * USA: Asphalt Specialists' [Published Trucks World News - Aug 20 2014]
* DC - OSHA forces trucking company to pay truckers fired for following HOS (Photo: An infrared asphalt repair trucks) Washington,DC,USA - The Trucker  -18 Aug 2014: -- On Monday, OSHA ordered Asphalt Specialists to pay the three employees ...
'Midnight Rider' film production company cited ... [Published Greenspace - Aug 14 2014]
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a film production company for safety violations related to a deadly train accident during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic "Midnight Rider." ...
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Lend Lease Participates in OSHA's National Safe... [Published Financial Services - Jun 05 2014]
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