Category Archives: Emergency Action Plan

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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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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Dollar Tree fined $143,000 by US Department of Labor’s OSHA for willfully exposing workers to serious safety hazards WILMINGTON, Del. – National discount chain Dollar Tree Stores has been cited for exposing employees to safety hazards at a store located … Continue reading

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US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Schwan’s, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Schwan’s Global Supply Chain Inc., … Continue reading

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US Labor Department’s OSHA proposes fines of $236,500 for Forever 21 for repeat workplace safety violations at Paramus, NJ, and Manhattan, NY, stores Federal OSHA has cited fashion retail chain Forever 21 for exposing employees to safety hazards at its … Continue reading

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OSHA cites seven Trade Fair Supermarkets in Queens, NY, for laceration, eye, exit hazards; proposes $128,000 in fines The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited seven Trade Fair Supermarkets stores in Queens for 40 violations … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Village Healthcare Campus fined $46,000 OSHA cited Williamsburg Village Healthcare Campus, a senior living center in DeSoto, Texas, for seven serious safety violations and proposed penalties totaling $46,000. Various safety hazards were found at the York Drive facility during … Continue reading

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Restaurant Worker Dies in Resulting Explosion – $163,000 in Penalties Heartland Midwest LLC, a communication utilities contracting company, has been cited for multiple safety violations by OSHA following an explosion and fire that resulted in the death of a worker … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the corporate safety specialist for a large organization.  The bulk of your job is to do site safety audits of the operations owned by your employer. You are conducting a site visit and safety … Continue reading

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by Dwayne Towles OSHA has reminded all compliance officers to check for adequate means of egress at all workplaces. This follows the recent disastrous fire and explosion that killed at least 119 workers on June 4, 2013, at a poultry … Continue reading

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