Category Archives: Combustible Dust

Resulted in two fatalities, nine injuries The structural collapse of International Nutrition Inc.’s Omaha-facility, was caused by overloading nine storage bins on the building’s roof level, an investigation by OSHA has found. The collapse at the livestock feed supplement manufacturer … Continue reading

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Employees face fire, mechanical and electrical hazards SYRACUSE, N.Y. – American Made Tires, an Elmira Heights, tire retreader, failed to correct twelve (12) hazards cited during a 2013 OSHA inspection. Because of that inaction, and the discovery of new and … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes 24 violations and $91,800 in fines for Minster Ohio printing company MINSTER, Ohio – Globus Printing & Packaging Co. Inc. has been cited by OSHA for 24 safety and health violations, carrying proposed penalties of $91,800. OSHA initiated … Continue reading

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Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by OSHA HOMERVILLE, Ga. – Dupont Yard Inc., a forest products manufacturer, has been cited for 22 safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s … Continue reading

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OSHA Still on the Dust Trail OSHA is still citing employers for combustible dust-related violations. Cardell Cabinetry LLC was hit with 29 safety and health violations and a proposed penalty of $267,434 for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible … Continue reading

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Company receives 33 violations after investigations at Assumption Illinois plant; violations include failing to train workers in grain-handling safety Great Western Products Co. has been cited for 33 safety and health violations, including three repeat and 24 serious violations. The … Continue reading

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New York wood shavings manufacturer fined for combustible dust, confined space, chemical, mechanical, electrical hazards OSHA cited RWS Manufacturing Inc. for a total of 28 alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety and health standards at its Queensbury … Continue reading

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OSHA issues new resource to protect emergency workers at combustible dust fires WASHINGTON – The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today published Firefighting Precautions at Facilities with Combustible Dust, a new, informative booklet that outlines safe procedures for emergency responders … Continue reading

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OSHA cites three companies at Texas work site OSHA has cited Watco Mechanical Services, Jordan General Contractors, Inc., and JP Electric after a combustible dust flash fire claimed the lives of two workers at a worksite in Hockley, Texas. Proposed … Continue reading

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Company has history of noncompliance OSHA has cited Northeastern Wisconsin Wood Products for 16 alleged health and safety violations, including four willful and six repeat, after conducting a follow-up inspection at the company’s Pound facility, which manufactures parts used for … Continue reading

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