Category Archives: Combustible Dust

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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Alabama furniture manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to combustible dust, other hazards Scholar Craft Products Inc., doing business as Melsur Corp., has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 25 safety … Continue reading

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OSHA has cited Electronic Recycling and Trading Co. with 14 serious violations after two workers were injured from a combustible dust explosion at the company’s work site in Austin, Texas.  Workers were sorting materials on the output conveyor when combustible … Continue reading

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