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PJ Trailers Manufacturing Co. fined $187,000 and cited with eight violations for failing to protect workers from repeat hazards DALLAS – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited PJ Trailers Manufacturing Co. Inc. with eight … Continue reading

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Explosions led to tragic incidents Packaging Corporation of America has been cited by OSHA for 30 violations after a worker was severely burned while attempting to relight a steam boiler in the plant. The incident occurred at the pulp and … Continue reading

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Willful, repeat and serious violations found A Monro Muffler Brake Inc. facility in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, has been cited by OSHA for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of workplace safety standards. The automotive repair, maintenance and tire company faces … Continue reading

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Craft Brew Alliance Inc. faces a total of $63,500 in proposed fines Portland, Oregon-based Craft Brew Alliance Inc. has been cited by OSHA with 14 alleged serious violations of workplace safety standards following the death of an employee at the … Continue reading

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Compressed Gas Association Issues Safety Alert Due to recent incidents caused by incorrectly installed or poorly maintained carbonated beverage systems, the Compressed Gas Association, Inc. has issued a safety alert.  Faulty systems can cause carbon dioxide to leak and hazardous levels … Continue reading

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FREEPORT, Texas – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Texas Barge & Boat Inc. for one willful and 39 serious violations following the deaths of two workers from a fire at the company’s facility … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Ashland, Ohio-based Americarb for 11 safety violations and nearly $200,000 in fines after death. Americarb Inc.  has been cited for three willful, three serious and five other-than-serious safety violations at its Ashland facility. OSHA initiated an inspection after … Continue reading

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US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Parker Hannifin facility in Mississippi with 33 safety and health violations, proposes more than $487,000 in fines Federal OSHA has issued 33 citations to the Parker Hannifin Corp. plant in Batesville, alleging numerous safety … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety director for a small manufacturing plant. Your company has propane tanks for your forklifts stored in a lockable cage system outside your facility.  You returned to work on Monday to discover that thieves … Continue reading

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  Raleigh, NC, February 4, 2010 — The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is set to consider two urgent recommendations that national fuel gas codes be changed to improve safety when gas pipes are being purged (cleared of air) during … Continue reading

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