Category Archives: Electrical

Discount retailer cited for similar hazards at other stores nationwide Employees at the Dollar Tree Stores Inc. location in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood repeatedly faced the dangers of blocked exits and hazardous conditions in the store’s stockroom, according following a complaint … Continue reading

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In a Memorandum issued on June 20th, OSHA announced a delay in the enforcement of compliance regarding the recently released changes to the standards for electric power generation, transmission, and distribution installations. The new standards are still effective July 10, … Continue reading

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Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. fined nearly $60K After a follow-up inspection that began in December 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Birdsboro Kosher Farms Corp. for failing to correct previously cited serious safety … Continue reading

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Companies cited for willful and other violations; $182,270 penalty proposed MAPLEWOOD, N.J. – Maplewood Beverage Packers LLC and temporary employment agency Corporate Resource Services Corp. in Elizabeth have been cited by the OSHA for health and safety violations found at … Continue reading

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Acadian Fine Foods cited for 16 serious and repeat violations; fined $121,660 OSHA cited Acadian Fine Foods, LLC for 16 violations, including one willful, one repeat, and 14 serious, following a referral inspection that began in December 2013 at the … Continue reading

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Small North Georgia Manufacturer cited for serious safety violations following inspection by OSHA; $64,400 in fines proposed BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Blue Ridge Manufacturing LLC was cited by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 20 … Continue reading

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Proposed penalty of $181,000 OSHA investigated the safety and health practices of American Plant Food Corp.’s Bartlett (Texas) facility after a worker’s leg became entangled in an auger in November 2013. Citations were issued for 12 violations and proposed penalties … Continue reading

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In April, OSHA updated its Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution and its Electrical Protective Equipment standards, with the desire on further improving safety protections for workers involved in electrical utility work. The updated standards are intended to harmonize construction … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Metal & Wire Products Co. for serious violations Metal & Wire Products Co. Inc., which manufactures metal parts for recreational vehicles at its Salem (Ohio) facility, has been cited by OSHA for 25 safety and health violations.  OSHA’s … Continue reading

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Effort to reduce retail injuries and fatalities OSHA is launching a local emphasis program to prevent retail sector injuries and fatalities in Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. The retail industry experienced 262 fatal occupational injuries in … Continue reading

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