Category Archives: Fire Extinguishers

A+ Roofing cited 5 prior times, faces $61,600 in fines CONCORD, New Hampshire – Employees of Ken Stanley, doing business as A+ Roofing, were exposed to potentially fatal falls of up to 25 feet at a job site due to … Continue reading

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                Recall Date:  September 11, 2014 Recall Number:  14-275 Name of Product:  Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms Hazard:  The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or … Continue reading

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What Does Annual Mean when OSHA uses the word? When OSHA says “annual”, they don’t mean 366 days. (Unless there is a leap year, I guess.)  When you see annual requirements for things like training or respirator fit testing OSHA … 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 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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Willful violations include locked and sealed exit doors HONOLULU — Federal and state investigators have identified a total of 63 health and safety violations, including willful violations of three standards, at a refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu occupied by Unicold … Continue reading

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Obstructed exit routes found, $82,800 in fines OSHA has cited Idea Nuova for 22 alleged violations of workplace safety standards at the company’s Manhattan and Brooklyn locations. The company, which provides a variety of home goods for retail sale, faces … Continue reading

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$131,320 in fines proposed Specialty Metals Processing Inc. has been cited with five violations at its machine tool manufacturing plant in Stow, Ohio. The violations include three failure-to-abate citations for not administering an effective hearing conservation program and implementing procedures … 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 fines Lakewood, NJ, manufacturer nearly $185,000 for exposing workers to chemical, other hazards Federal OSHA has cited eSmoke LLC, an electronic cigarette manufacturer based in Lakewood, New Jersey with 20 workplace safety and health violations. OSHA’s inspection was prompted … Continue reading

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