Category Archives: Fire Extinguishers

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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by Dwayne Towles Scenario: You are the safety manager of a fairly large, light industrial and warehousing operation.  There are approximately 200 fire extinguishers throughout your complex of several buildings, supplied and serviced by an outside vendor.  However, your company … Continue reading

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US Labor Department’s OSHA cites Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. in Killeen, Texas, for exposing workers to electrical, other safety hazards KILLEEN, Texas – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Lowe’s Home Centers Inc. with … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Pandrol USA in Bridgeport, NJ,  for willful and serious violations, proposes $283,500 in penalties Pandrol USA LP, a rail fastening system manufacturer, has received 25 safety and health violations – including three willful – at the company’s Bridgeport … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Thomson Plastics in Georgia for repeat and serious violations, proposes nearly $163,000 in penalties THOMSON, Ga. – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Thomson Plastics Inc. for 11 safety and health violations … Continue reading

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